Rugby League Today: Garbutt taken to hospital, Wakefield injury boost & Knowles on missing GB tour

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Castleford came from being 8-6 down at half-time to win 28-8 at Hull KR on Thursday night.

Castleford coach Daryl Powell wants his players to start games in better form after their 28-8 win at Hull KR.

Hull KR coach Tony Smith believed referee Chris Kendall should not have sin-binned Ryan Brierley in their loss to Castleford.

England’s new coach Shaun Wane says he would feel like he has failed if they don’t manage to win a World Cup under his management.

Leeds captain Stevie Ward has been stood down “indefinitely” following his concussion in the opening round of the Super League.

What’s in the papers

Morgan Knowles on injury, surgery and missing out on Great Britain, reports St Helens Star.

Dom Manfredi has questioned whether his playing style has contributed to his bad luck after emerging from the “dark days” of another injury lay-off, reports Wigan Today.

Wakefield could be boosted by the return of six players for Salford trip, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Mitch Garbutt taken to hospital as Tony Smith gives Hull KR injury update, reports Hull Live.

Leeds hooker Brad Dwyer fired up to face former club Warrington tonight, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

What’s on social

A mastermind.

Great to see.

Even mascots are now being loaned to clubs!

What’s on TV/Radio

LIVE: Leeds v Warrington – Sky Sports Arena & Sky Sports Mix (7:45pm)

Toronto Wolfpack ‘superfan’ Sandy Shipley is this week’s guest on The Last Tackle. She talks about following the Wolfpack’s Canadian rugby league dream.

Super League’s Out Of Your League podcast is back, featuring Rob Burrow.

Sky Sports’ Golden Point podcast is available to download now.

Betfred have launched a magazine show called The Last Tackle on YouTube, hosted by Mark Pearson.

Tanya Arnold hosts the Super League Show.

Podcast: The Final Hooter #4 – featuring rugby league royalty Ellery Hanley.

The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.

The latest 5 Live Rugby League Podcast is out now, hosted by Dave Woods.

The latest Total Rugby League Show is available to download now, hosted by Ben Hughes.

The In Touch Show is out now by Betfred.


Former St Helens speedster Darren Albert turns 44 today.

Also celebrating; New Zealand international Kevin Proctor (30), London Skolars centre Kameron Pearce-Paul (22) and Toronto back-rower Andrew Dixon (29).


Leigh hold the record for most points conceded in a Super League season, with the Centurions conceding 1,210 during the 2005 campaign.

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