Rugby League Today: Hull KR plea, Wardle charged, Livett contract

Drew Darbyshire

We have a lot of stories for you today.

What’s on site

George Lawler has signed a new three-year contract extension with Hull KR, keeping him at the club until the end of 2021.

A group of Warrington Wolves fans will be making the journey to Newcastle for the Magic Weekend on two wheels in aid of the club’s foundation.

We have all of the round-ups from the weekend’s action, including Super League, Championship, League 1 and NRL.

Hull KR coach Tim Sheens said their start to the second half cost them the game at Wakefield.

Huddersfield interim coach Chris Thorman heaped praise on debutants Olly Russell and Jake Wardle following their win over Widnes.

John Bateman said Wigan’s win over Salford was for Joe Burgess, who last week found out that he wouldn’t play again this year.

Huddersfield centre Jake Wardle has been charged with a Grade D dangerous throw by the match review panel.

What’s in the papers

Jamie Peacock’s latest column for the Mirror is out now. He says the obstruction rule is becoming a major problem – putting a player alongside the video referee would certainly help.

Wakefield impress again and Makinson catapults himself into England reckoning – 7 points from rugby league weekend, report the Mirror.

Warrington Wolves keen to extend Harvey Livett contract, report Warrington Guardian.

Chris Chester hails Wakefield ball control in win over Hull KR, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Josh Walters insists Leeds Rhinos will turn their form around, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Joe Westerman has admitted that he should never have left Hull FC, report Hull Daily Mail.

Hull KR co-owner issues plea to fans after heavy Wakefield Trinity loss, report Hull Daily Mail.

What’s on social

Check out our latest ‘paper talk’ feature!

What a try!

Hull KR co-owner Rob Crossland has issued a plea to fans after their loss at Wakefield…

What’s on TV/Radio

Super League Fulltime – 10pm & 1am, Sky Sports Action, presented by Bill Arthur.

Super League Show – 1pm, BBC Two, presented by Tanya Arnold.

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.