Rugby League Today: Graham future & players raise money for charity

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

NRL Preview: Herbie Farnworth at centre, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves returns & Manly without Martin Taupau.

Wales international Lloyd White has signed a new with Toulouse that will see him stay with the club until at least the end of 2021.

Rochdale have announced that the takeover of the club has officially been completed.

Kirklees Council’s Cabinet has agreed a deal to purchase the George Hotel after submitting a bid to create a National Rugby League Museum in the building – where the sport was born.

Wigan chairman Ian Lenagan has revealed that he has put £500,000 of his own money into the club to help the Warriors through the coronavirus pandemic.

What’s in the papers

Hull KR half-back Ryan Brierley launches player management venture by signing Man City’s Jess Park, reports the Mirror.

Players raise £2,000 for charity with 48km run, reports Wigan Today.

Opportunity knocks as Castleford’s Jesse Sene-Lefao uses extra time wisely, reports The Yorkshire Post.

James Graham set for return to Super League, reports St Helens Reporter.

Leeds chief executive Gary Hetherington says news on Super League resumption likely in ‘7-10 days’, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

What’s on social

This is worth a watch…

There is plenty of rugby league action on Sky Sports this weekend…

This is just brilliant.

What’s on TV/Radio

NRL Tonight – Watch NRL (9:30am)

LIVE NRL: Newcastle Knights v Brisbane Broncos (10:55am) -Sky Sports Arena

Late Show with Matty Johns – Watch NRL (12:45pm)

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.

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.

Birthdays

Australia, Queensland and Melbourne legend Billy Slater turns 37 today.

Also celebrating; Melbourne legends Cameron Smith (37) and Billy Slater (37) and Toronto half-back Blake Wallace (28).

Trivia

The first ever Rugby League World Cup was held in France in 1954.

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More on site

Four legends who could become future Immortals

My Set of Six: with Saints legend Paul Sculthorpe featuring Ellery Hanley & Challenge Cup finals

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