A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
Super League chief executive Robert Elstone says they will learn from the saga surrounding Catalans centre Israel Folau.
The latest mailbox is out now. A fan says they are confused by Super League’s moral outrage regarding Israel Folau.
Sydney Roosters have trained with Catalans ahead of their World Club Challenge fixture this weekend.
Sean Penkywicz has been appointed as Rochdale’s captain for the 2020 League 1 season.
What’s in the papers
Former Catalans full-back and current free agent Tony Gigot is set to join Toronto Wolfpack, report L’Independant.
Leeds centre Konrad Hurrell reckons Leeds have written a template for an improved season, report Yorkshire Evening Post.
Ex-rugby league star Rowan Baxter and three children die in car fire tragedy, report the Mirror.
What’s on social
One of the best finishes of all time?
— Rugby League Best Tries Hits and Biffs (@NBiffs) February 13, 2020
Jonny Lomax is one of the most underrated players in the game.
The Lomax, class as ever ✨?
— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) February 17, 2020
This is very cool.
— NRL (@NRL) February 19, 2020
What’s on TV/Radio
Rugby AM – FreeSports (6pm)
Inside Super League – Sky Sports Arena (7pm)
League 1 club chairman Andy Mazey on funding, player pool & community links. The third episode of The Last Tackle is out now.
Super League’s Out Of Your League podcast is back, featuring Warrington centre Anthony Gelling.
Sky Sports’ Golden Point podcast is back, featuring St Helens prop Kyle Amor.
Betfred have launched a magazine show called The Last Tackle on YouTube, hosted by Mark Pearson.
Tanya Arnold hosts the first Super League Show of 2020.
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.
Ireland and Swinton coach Stuart Littler turns 41 today.
Also celebrating; Leeds centre Harry Newman (20), Wakefield forward Jordan Crowther (23) and Samoa international Sam Lisone (26).
The smallest League Leaders’ Shield winning margin came in 2015 when Leeds and Wigan were tied at the top, with the Rhinos claiming the shield by a superior points difference (+26 points).
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