Rugby League Today: Knowles hailed, World Cup update & paper talk

Morgan Knowles in action for St Helens

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Brits Down Under: Herbie Farnworth stars for Broncos & Luke Thompson a shining light for Bulldogs.

Paper Talk: Marketing, crowds for concern & RFL defends COVID protocols.

Wigan forward Willie Isa handed four-match ban.

Albert Kelly rewarded with new Brisbane deal.

Lezignan confirm signing of James Maloney.

What’s in the papers

Castleford winger Greg Eden working to improve the subtle areas of his game. (The Yorkshire Post)

Jake Connor tips former team-mate Darnell McIntosh to shine with Hull FC. (Hull Daily Mail)

Jon Dutton provides Rugby League World Cup update with venue changes on the agenda. (Manchester Evening News)

Kristian Woolf pours praise on international Morgan Knowles after a starring role against Wigan. (St Helens Star)

Steve Price against Warrington fixture rearrangements. (Warrington Guardian)

What’s on social

Lewis Dodd is a special talent.

Leigh aren’t giving up just yet!

James Maloney will link up with former Catalans team-mate Sam Moa at Lezignan next season.

What’s on TV/Radio

Super League Show – BBC Two (1pm)

Birthdays

Former Huddersfield, Salford, Widnes and Leigh winger Matt Gardner turns 36 today (August 24).

Also celebrating; Jamaica international Ben Jones-Bishop (33), Hull forward Manu Ma’u (33), St Helens forward Joel Thompson (33) and Whitehaven half-back Louis Jouffret (26).

Trivia

Leeds winger Tom Briscoe needs one appearance to reach 350 for his career.

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