A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…
What’s on site
Sione Mata’utia and Michael McIlorum have been banned following the Grand Final, whilst the Rugby Football League will investigate comments of Catalans owner after their defeat at Old Trafford.
What’s in the papers
Warrington Grand Final win would raise smile for Chris Hill. (Warrington Guardian)
Castleford signing Callum McLelland thrilled to be back from Leeds. (The Yorkshire Post)
What’s on social
More in at Headingley today than at the #WSL Manchester Derby yesterday. (4235 to 3797)
— Forty20LIVE – Rugby League Podcasts & Videos (@Forty20LIVE) October 10, 2021
The Super League season may be over, but there are a couple of internationals over the next few weeks.
🏉The regular season may be over but there’s still 2 internationals left to play on English soil🏉
⭐️My testimonial game Jamaica Vs England Knights is this coming Friday at the mend a hose jungle 7:45 KO⭐️
— Jordan Turner (@JordanTurner89) October 11, 2021
Benji Marshall has some highlight reel.
Prime Benji just hits different 🤤 pic.twitter.com/1eKZ21ngcm
— NRL (@NRL) October 8, 2021
What’s on TV/Radio
Former Australia, Scotland, Leeds, Bradford and Hull back Graham Mackay turns 53 today (October 12).
Also celebrating; former Australia international Paul Harragon (53), Wakefield assistant coach Francis Cummins (45), Lezignan winger Cyril Stacul (37) and St Helens hooker Aaron Smith (25).
Only three clubs have won the double more than once – Wigan (7 – 1989-90, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93, 1994-95, 1995-96, 2013), St Helens (4 – 1965-66, 1996, 2006, 2021) and Huddersfield (2 – 1912-13, 1914-15).