Rugby League Today: Hull KR win, Hardaker spurred on by abuse, and Oldham young & old

What’s on site

Konrad Hurrell scored four tries in vain as Leeds slumped to a 45-26 defeat to Hull KR last night – read the report, talking points and Gordon’s gambit.

Hull’s Hakim Miloudi has been named in the Toronto squad for their game in London against Sheffield this weekend, and he could stay with them for the rest of the season.

A powerful new documentary centring around the Papua New Guinea rugby league team is being shown in cinemas in Manchester, London and Warrington this month.

The brilliant Rob Conlon is back with another insightful interview, this time with Leeds’ Stevie Ward.

There are three games tonight – Castleford v Wigan, Wakefield v Huddersfield and Warrington v London

Don’t forget to check out the latest Love Rugby League Weekly, with plenty of discussion about Wigan and Leeds thrown in with the usual analysis of the week’s news, last week’s games and looking ahead to this weekend.

Love Rugby League Weekly #13 – Drew, James and Dave discuss Wigan, injuries and look ahead to the weekend. Leave your comments and join the debate!

Posted by Love Rugby League on Thursday, April 4, 2019

What’s on social

This is tremendous.

Ah, Twitter.

We had to include one of our own tweets because just look at this shirt…

What’s in the papers

Zak Hardaker is expecting a hostile reception when he returns to Castleford for the first time since his failed drugs test in the lead up to the Tigers 2017 Grand Final defeat to Leeds, but he tells Wigan Today that it will spur him on.

With the women’s season starting this weekend, Peter Smith has some insightful facts and information in the Yorkshire Post.

More than 200 rugby league matches were monitored for match fixing last season, and all passed with no issues.

Birthdays

France and Catalans forward Ben Garcia is 26 today.

Also celebrating: Alistair Leak (27)

What’s on TV/radio

7pm – Live Super League: Castleford v Wigan – Sky Sports Arena