A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Bodene Thompson has joined Leeds – because current Toronto coach Brian McDermott told him it was the best place to be, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.
Sonny Bill Williams to be set free from quarantine ahead of eagerly anticipated NRL return, reports The Guardian.
Top priority is keeping everyone safe, says Saints coach Kristian Woolf, reports St Helens Reporter.
Hull FC owner Adam Pearson calls for ‘flexible’ approach to Super League season after positive COVID-19 tests, reports The Yorkshire Post.
What’s on social
Leeds have confirmed the signing of Bodene Thompson from Toronto on a deal until the end of the season.
— Leeds Rhinos (@leedsrhinos) August 13, 2020
Mose Masoe is an inspiration!
— Hull Kingston Rovers (@hullkrofficial) August 12, 2020
What a finish.
— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) August 12, 2020
What’s on TV/Radio
NRL Tonight – Watch NRL (9:30am)
LIVE NRL: Sydney Roosters v Melbourne Storm (10:55am) – Sky Sports Arena & Watch NRL
Late Show with Matty Johns – Watch NRL (12:45pm)
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.
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 Halifax, Doncaster and Swinton player Martin Moana turns 47 today.
Also celebrating; Wests Tigers utility Moses Mbye (27), Cronulla Sharks prop Royce Hunt (25) and Italy international Jayden Walker (24).
Middlesbrough will host one game at the 2021 World Cup, with the Riverside Stadium hosting Tonga v Cook Islands.
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