Rugby League Today: Leeds sign McLelland, plans for Nines, WWE in league

Drew Darbyshire

There has been a bit of wrestling in rugby league recently and vice versa!

What’s on site

Scottish Rugby Union starlet Callum McLelland has joined Leeds on a three-and-a-half-year deal.

The NRL has confirmed the return of the All Stars game from 2019 and chief executive Todd Greenberg also said discussions are underway to host an international Nines tournament.

The latest ‘have your say’ feature is out now. Should the Challenge Cup final stay at Wembley or move away?

Scott Grix is back for Wakefield on Thursday, while St Helens have made two changes.The 19-man squads have been announced.

The latest ‘five things’ feature is out now. Widnes doomed, Hastings is Salford saviour, debutants impress.

Mal Meninga has confirmed that the proposed Test match between Australia and Tonga will not be played in the United States.

The latest Super League team of the week is out now. There were a number of standout performances from Super League stars last week.

St Helens star Luke Thompson and Leeds front-rower Dom Crosby have accepted their respective penalty notices.

What’s in the papers

St Helens coach Justin Holbrook dismisses Ben Barba speculation as a reason for full-back’s dip in form, report the Mirror.

Dom Manfredi in the frame to make Super League comeback against Catalans this weekend, report Wigan Today.

Harvey Livett to miss Castleford trip, report Warrington Guardian.

Luke Thompson banned for throwing ball that hits official, report St Helens Star.

Hull FC fans think these players have salvaged pride from losing run, report Hull Daily Mail.

Danny McGuire: Hull KR underestimated Salford and pressure is on for Toronto tie, report Hull Daily Mail.

Dewsbury boss Neil Kelly confident but warns players against complacency, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Overseas tour incentive at end of line for Reece Lyne, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

What’s on social

The Super 8s game on Thursday promises to be a cracker!

A bit of wrestling in the NRL!

From rugby league to the WWE…

Warrington are stocking up on their Wembley merch…

What’s on TV/Radio

The latest Super League Pod is available to download now, in association with Love Rugby League.

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.