Rugby League Today: Leigh vacancy, Galloway retires, latest rumours

We have got all of the latest gossip and rumours on site today.

What’s on site

Fiji captain Kevin Naiqama has said the players will continue to stand down from playing for the Bati until they receive their World Cup prize money.

Leeds forward Keith Galloway has retired from elite level Rugby League.

Toronto’s Richard Whiting and Featherstone’s Richard Moore have pleaded guilty to Grade D charges.

A bit of good news for Rugby League! The Yorkshire Men’s League is set for a record breaking season.

Our latest ‘stat attack’ feature is here! Find out who the unlikely player is topping the average gain charts this week as well as the two players hitting double figures in the missed tackle count.

As Neil Jukes resigned as head coach of Leigh Centurions earlier this week, we’ve decided to look at potential candidates for the vacancy in our ‘six tackles’ feature.

What’s in the papers

Jamie Peacock’s latest column for The Mirror is out now. The England team manager says ‘England v New Zealand in Denver is great news – the fast-paced nature of Rugby League makes it perfect for the US’.

RFL chief Ralph Rimmer has played down his meeting with boxing promoter Eddie Hearn, according to the Daily Star.

Shaun Wane has backed Dan Sarginson to come back stronger after a rocky reintroduction to Super League, report Wigan Today.

St Helens coach Justin Holbrook is looking for an 80-minute performance from his side against Salford, not a frantic last eight-minute smash-and-grab raid, report St Helens Star.

What’s on social

A nice little throwback to when Salford and Castleford played on a pure white pitch back in 2012…

Off the record is here again! Ray Mour compiles all of the latest gossip into his weekly piece.

Oh, erm, awkward…

What’s on TV/Radio

Live Betfred Super League: Hull KR v Castleford Tigers – 7.30pm, Sky Sports Arena

Betfred Super League: Hull KR v Castleford Tigers Highlights – 1.30am, Sky Sports Action

5 Live Rugby League – 7.00pm, 5 Live Sports Extra, commentary from Dave Woods.

The latest ‘Sport at Six’ podcast by BBC Radio Manchester’s Jack Dearden and Trevor Hunt is available to download now.

The latest League Express podcast 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.

About Drew Darbyshire 8653 Articles
Love Rugby League Deputy Editor. Joined the site ahead of the 2017 World Cup and been a full-time reporter since 2018.

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