Rugby League Today: Leigh claim first win, vote for Burrow & WIN Magic Weekend hospitality tickets

Standing ovation for Rob Burrows from the fans as they hold up his flag

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Leigh 32-22 Salford: Liam Hood and Adam Sidlow bag late tries as Leigh celebrate first win of season.

Delighted Leigh boss Kurt Haggerty “always knew” first win would come.

Championship round-up: Batley ease past Sheffield, Swinton go close & Widnes back to winning ways.

WIN: Two hospitality tickets to the Dacia Magic Weekend with Batchelors Peas.

Steve Price to head for Cronulla after Warrington exit.

What’s in the papers

The inside track on new Wigan signing Kaide Ellis. (Manchester Evening News)

Gary Hetherington’s message to boardroom counterparts as Leeds chief executive calls for action. (Leeds Live)

Marc Sneyd explains why Hull could not afford to “switch off” in Super League derby win over Hull KR. (The Yorkshire Post)

PICTURE SEQUENCE: This was the moment Centurions got the job done. (Leigh Journal)

Brett Hodgson prepared to go without star men as play-off race ramps up. (Hull Live)

What’s on social

The first team song of the season for Leigh!

How good is it to have fans back in stadiums though?

Vote now…

What’s on TV/Radio

Super League Show – BBC One (11pm)

Birthdays

Twins Brett Morris and Josh Morris turns 35 today (August 23).

Also celebrating; former St Helens half-back Jonathan Griffiths (57), ex-London Broncos hooker Jason Hetherington (51), ex-Wigan prop Andy Powell (40) and St Helens half-back Theo Fages (27).

Trivia

Leigh prop Mark Ioane made his 150th career appearance in their derby win over Salford on Sunday.

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