A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
A dream XIII of cross-code rugby stars. We’ve put together a squad based on some of the most noteworthy players to switch codes over the years.
Wales have proposed to England that they face each other in a double header this autumn to celebrate the NHS and key workers in the UK.
Hull KR fan Josh Brown is our latest guest on My Set of Six. He talks Ben Crooks, his Australia tour and seeing Rovers suffer relegation from Super League in 2016.
What’s in the papers
Toronto star Darcy Lussick frustrated as Super League debut wait goes on, reports the Daily Star.
Josh Jones’ future at Hull FC in question after ‘transfer request’, reports Hull Live.
Carl Ablett gets stuck into life after Leeds, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.
Should the Exiles be revived? Fans have their say, reports Wigan Today.
Super League could be back in June as the government plans to ease lockdown, reports Warrington Guardian.
What’s on social
Who am I?
👏 The answer to yesterday's 'Who am I?' was Jodie Broughton!
— Love Rugby League (@loverugbyleague) May 11, 2020
Its good to see players picking their ultimate XIII in Super League.
Thought I’d give my @SuperLeague dream team a crack. Not everyone’s gonna agree and some absolute legends missed out, but from what I know / seen this is the best side in my opinion! Ps: I’d hate to play against that pack! 😅😳 pic.twitter.com/TgUnyIM8YV
— Jackson Hastings (@JackoHastings) May 11, 2020
And sometimes you forget just how blessed we’ve been to see so many world class players in Super League over the years.
Team Peanut. Retired players only and I got to watch them play live.
– I liked their style of play
– Or i used them on Rugby League Live on Play Station 😂 🤷🏽♂️ #ItAintForLikesItsForlife @SuperLeague pic.twitter.com/BeecylpmRJ
— PeanutMatautia (@PeteMatautia) May 11, 2020
What’s on TV/Radio
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.
Super League’s Out Of Your League podcast is back, featuring Jon Wilkin and Mark Flanagan.
Sky Sports’ Golden Point podcast is available to download now.
The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.
The latest 5 Live Rugby League Podcast is out now, hosted by Dave Woods.
Former Scotland and St Helens prop Luke Douglas turns 34 today.
Also celebrating; Great Britain international Josh Jones (27), Hull KR and Ireland winger Ethan Ryan (24) and Toronto captain Josh McCrone (33).
Leigh and Huddersfield hold the record for most points in a league season.
The Centurions scored 1,156 points from 34 Division Two matches in the 1985-86 season, while the Giants scored 1,156 points from 28 Northern Ford Premiership matches in the 2001-02 campaign.
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