Rugby League Today: Gelling going nowhere, Edwards to Wasps & England squad news

Photo courtesy of Richard Long

What’s on site

Widnes say they have had no approaches for star centre Anthony Gelling, amidst speculation linking him with a return to Super League.

Wasps want Shaun Edwards to return as their coach, as the likelihood of him being at Wigan in 2020 as announced decreases by the day.

Whatever happens, there are no winners in this situation. Wigan embarrassed, Shaun Edwards’ legacy tainted and rugby league mugged off.

Keep up with how the English (British?) players in the NRL are getting on in our weekly Brits Down Under feature, where John Bateman stars again.

Josh Charnley is the headline call-up to the England Performance Squad for… well, no internationals this year.

You can now watch all the Super League highlights from the weekend online.

What’s on social

Oh to have this guy as a columnist…

Decent try up at Workington at the weekend…

This photo of James Green’s new isn’t for the faint hearted…

What’s in the papers

James Graham copped some flak in the Sydney Morning Herald for his comments on concussion, and he has penned a quite superb response via the St George-Illawarra Dragons website.

Daryl Powell has backed Leeds coach David Furner to come good, reports the Yorkshire Post, as the Rhinos dismal start to the season continues.

Simon Woolford was a happy a man after Huddersfield’s win over Hull KR, and he told the Huddersfield Examiner that the win had been coming.

Birthdays

Hull coach Lee Radford is the big 40 today! Congratulations to the three-time Challenge Cup winners, twice as coach of Hull of course.

Also celebrating: Bradford’s Liam Kirk (22); former Sheffield and Wakefield forward Matt James (32).

What’s on TV/radio

1:00pm BBC TWO: Super League Show