Rugby League Today: Marshall new deal, golden point debate, Brough ban

Drew Darbyshire

We have got a lot of news for you today.

What’s on site

Liam Marshall has penned a new four-year deal with Wigan Warriors, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2022 season.

York City Knights have signed outside-back Jake Butler-Fleming on loan from Toronto Wolfpack for the rest of the season, with no recall option available.

Papua New Guinea star Stanton Albert is set to make his Widnes debut against Coventry on Saturday.

Three senior forwards are set to return for Hull FC on Thursday, while Brett Ferres is back in the Leeds side. The 19-man squads have been announced

Widnes have released a special competition shirt for this season and it has Papua New Guinean links to it.

Wakefield and Castleford players dominate the team of the week from round 11 of the Betfred Super League.

What’s in the papers

Wigan Warriors ace Oliver Gildart is on the radar of NRL side Wests Tigers, claim The Sun.

Taylor Welch adds to Warrington Wolves links at Rochdale Hornets, report Warrington Guardian.

Holbrook weighs up options to plug Percival gap, report St Helens Star.

Widnes looking for a cup tonic, report Runcorn and Widnes World.

Leeds Rhinos’ Ash Golding predicts tough test at Hull FC, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Huddersfield Giants’ Danny Brough gets three-match ban and £500 fine, report The Huddersfield Daily Examiner. 

What’s on social

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What’s on TV/Radio

Rugby AM – 8pm, FreeSports, presented by Alex Simmons.

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.