Rugby League Today: Hearn interested in RL, four players banned, Davies forced to retire

Drew Darbyshire

We have 11 new stories on site.

What’s on site

Widnes co-captain Chris Houston insists the club are doing all they can to make the Million Pound Game.

Salford duo Jackson Hastings and Luke Burgess are among four Super League players who have been banned.

Warrington have confirmed that head of performance Jon Clarke will leave his position at the end of the season to take up a role in English rugby union.

We have got all of the latest round-ups, including Super 8s & The Qualifiers, Championship Shield, League 1 and NRL.

The latest ‘paper talk’ feature is out now. There is a lot of talk about change in this week’s papers.

A penalty goal from Jordan Meads sealed a 28-26 win for Greece against Ukraine at the Dinamo Stadium, Kharkiv. Read the report here

Wigan forward Macauley Davies has been forced to call an immediate end to his career following the discovery of a pre-existing brain condition.

Warrington star Daryl Clark said the team are glad to have secured their place in the semi-finals with a win over Huddersfield.

What’s in the papers

Zak Hardaker can help Wigan win title this season – despite drugs ban, report The Sun.

Wigan star Macauley Davies forced to retire aged 22 due to brain condition, report The Sun.

Wigan star Dan Sarginson thanks supporters after the hardest week, report Wigan Today.

Mike Cooper set to miss Warrington trip to Wigan, report Warrington Guardian.

Set of six: Jonny Lomax stands tall, young pack’s fighting spirit, fine Aaron Smith debut and Steve McNamara’s moan, report St Helens Star.

Eddie Hearn admits he has ideas for rugby league that some people won’t like, report Hull Daily Mail.

Danny Wilson explains why City of Hull Academy is working for Hull FC and Hull KR, report Hull Daily Mail.

Featherstone boss Davide Longo: We shouldn’t even be considering change, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

What’s on social

Craig Hall is proving to be a super signing for Hull KR.

What a tackle from David Mead!

A fine return for Jake Mamo.

Sam Thaiday has had an incredible career.

What’s on TV/Radio

Grand Final Gold: 1999 & 2000 – From 1.30pm, Sky Sports Arena

Super League Fulltime – 7.00pm, Sky Sports Arena, presented by Bill Arthur.

Grand Final Gold: 2006 & 2007 – From 7.30pm, Sky Sports Arena

Super League Show – 1.00pm, BBC Two, presented by Tanya Arnold.

The latest Super League Pod is available to download now, in association with Love Rugby League.

The latest ‘Sport at Six’ podcast by BBC Radio Manchester’s Jack Dearden and Trevor Hunt is available to download now.

The latest Rugby League show on Proper Sport is available to download now.

The latest Whippets and Flat Caps podcast is available to download now, presented by Jon Wilkin and Mark Flanagan.

The latest 5 Live Rugby League podcast is available to download now, presented by Dave Woods.

The latest Rugby League on talkSPORT 2 podcast is available to download now.

The Final Hooter podcast by Love Rugby League’s Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson is now available to download.