A wrap of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Wigan have failed to get a two-match ban issued to Ben Flower overturned, reports Wigan Today.
Could Warrington centre Toby King be in line for a call-up to the England squad? reports Warrington Guardian.
What’s on social
Salford’s backline for 2021 is looking strong…
— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) September 8, 2020
A fine kick from George Williams and a lovely effort from John Bateman…
🟢Absolutely exquisite skill from the Bradfordian John Bateman at the weekend to produce this try!👌
Watch the highlights from the 2019 NRL Grand Final rematch and every other Round 17 fixture from down under in Try Time tonight!
📺Sky Sports Mix, 8pm & Sky Sports Arena, 9pm pic.twitter.com/LSBHxfvhgN
— Sky Sports Rugby League (@SkySportsRL) September 8, 2020
Alex Johnston has signed a new deal with South Sydney Rabbitohs.
Just wanted to keep you on your toes 😉 AJ is here to stay! 🙌🐇❤️💚
— South Sydney Rabbitohs 🐰 (@SSFCRABBITOHS) September 9, 2020
What’s on TV/Radio
NRL Tonight – Watch NRL (9am)
NRL 360 – Watch NRL (9:30am)
Matty Johns Podcast – Watch NRL (10:30am)
Rugby AM – FreeSports (6pm)
Former Super League and NRL forward Keith Mason is this week’s guest on The Last Tackle. He talks about his switch to the NRL at 20 as well as his new rugby comic – Rugby Blood.
Sky Sports’ Golden Point podcast is available to download now.
The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.
The latest 5 Live Rugby League Podcast is out now, hosted by Dave Woods.
New Zealand legend Shaun Johnson turns 30 today.
Also celebrating; Parramatta Eels full-back Clint Gutherson (26), former Super League full-back Jordan Tansey (34) and ex-Huddersfield forward David Fa’alogo (40).
Leeds hold the record for most tries scored in a Super League season, with the Rhinos scoring 213 tries in the 2005 campaign.
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