Rugby League Today: Grace and Coote injury update, Greenwood’s new position & Ashton in the dark

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

The Challenge Cup fifth round draw has been made. Toronto will play Huddersfield in an all-Super League tie in the next round.

The latest mailbox is out now. William Moody says he wants everyone in the game to focus on rugby league and not a religious and ethical debate.

The Rugby Football League has asked Salford coach Ian Watson to explain his criticism of referee Marcus Griffiths at the weekend.

Bradford have re-signed centre Rhys Evans on a one-month loan deal from Leeds.

Hull KR hooker Matt Parcell will be out for two months with an ankle injury.

What’s in the papers

Joe Greenwood set to play in a new position for Leeds, reports Wigan Today.

Budget cuts for second-tier clubs are worrying – for rugby union and league, reports Gavin Willacy in The Guardian.

Leeds star Kruise Leeming insists he will make an impact when he returns from injury, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

St Helens coach Kristian Woolf has provided an injury update on Regan Grace and Lachlan Coote, reports St Helens Star.

Warrington are still waiting to discover the full extent of the hamstring injury suffered by young full-back Matty Ashton, reports Warrington Guardian.

What’s on social

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What’s on TV/Radio

Rugby AM – FreeSports (6pm)

Inside Super League – Sky Sports Action (6:30pm)

Journalist Gary Carter on how the rugby league family rallied around him. The fourth episode of The Last Tackle is out now.

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 2020 #3 – interviews with Adrian Lam, Kristian Woolf and Steve Price.

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 Fiji international Ashton Sims turns 35 today.

Also celebrating; Samoa international Michael Chee-Kam (28), Ireland international Sean Casey (27) and ex-Australia international Mark Carroll (53).


Halifax (1999) and Warrington (2002) hold the record for most drop goals in a Super League season with 11.

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About Drew Darbyshire 8176 Articles
Love Rugby League Deputy Editor. Joined the site ahead of the 2017 World Cup and been a full-time reporter since 2018.

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