A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
St Helens coach Kristian Woolf cals for NRL rule on stoppages. (St Helens Star)
What’s on social
Wakefield have signed Tom Lineham for 2022.
🗣️ "It's a new challenge and I'm really excited about it.."
💪 Tom Lineham excited to join the Club from the 2022 season! pic.twitter.com/SR0AVJ4UuS
— Wakefield Trinity (@WTrinityRL) August 17, 2021
Sky Sports News announced Jake Connor’s contract extension with Hull yesterday.
✍️ ICYMI, Jake Connor has signed a new two-year deal with the Black & Whites, keeping him at the club until at least the end of the 2023 season!
📺 Here's how we broke the news yesterday afternoon, with a little help from Sky Sports News…
— Hull FC (@hullfcofficial) August 17, 2021
Super League’s ‘Rival Round’ is approaching.
— Wigan Warriors 🍒⚪️ (@WiganWarriorsRL) August 16, 2021
What’s on TV/Radio
Super League Show – BBC Two (1pm)
New Zealand international Dallin Watene-Zelezniak turns 26 today (August 17).
Also celebrating; Toulouse favourite Johnathon Ford (32), Featherstone prop Jack Bussey (29), New Zealand international Esan Marsters (25) and Catalans centre Arthur Romano (24).
Castleford forward Jesse Sene-Lefao made his 150th career appearance in last Thursday’s win at St Helens.