Rugby League Today: McDermott satisfied, Holbrook disappointed, USA star to Championship

We have got all of the latest news in the rugby league world for you today. 

What’s on site

We were at the Totally Wicked Stadium for last night’s Super League clash between St Helens and Leeds Rhinos. We have all the details right here

Leeds coach Brian McDermott thinks his sides performance was average as they became the first team to beat St Helens this season.

St Helens coach Justin Holbrook said too many individuals had poor games in their first defeat of the season against Leeds.

Toronto Wolfpack outside-back Jake Butler-Fleming has joined his fourth club in as many months.

Sheffield Eagles have signed USA star Corey Makelim with immediate effect.

Halifax coach Richard Marshall says running a reserve team is helping their progress with competition for places fierce.

What’s in the papers

Huddersfield star Danny Brough has urged team-mates to speak up to save their season, report the Daily Star.

Welsh rugby league has a remarkable past – and a promising future, according to Gavin Willacy of The Guardian.

Ash Handley grabs two tries as Leeds end St Helens’ winning start, report The Guardian.

Jon Wilkin has revealed he was once concussed so badly he thought he was going to miss an A-level exam, even though he was 24-years-old, claim The Sun.

Shaun Wane says he won’t be calling Joel Tomkins back into his squad to face Castleford on Sunday, claim Wigan Today.

What’s on social

Tom Briscoe says he was pleased for Leeds to take the spoils last night!

Not a bad record for Ash Handley…

Jesse Sene-Lefao wants to stay at Castleford, but is waiting for a new contract offer…

What’s on TV/Radio

Betfred Super League: Huddersfield Giants v Hull Kingston Rovers Highlights – 12.30pm, Sky Sports Arena

Betfred Super League: St Helens v Leeds Rhinos Highlights – 12.45pm, Sky Sports Arena

Live Betfred Super League: Catalans Dragons v Warrington Wolves – 4.55pm, Sky Sports Action

Betfred Super League: St Helens v Leeds Rhinos Highlights – 7.00pm, Sky Sports Action

Betfred Super League: Catalans Dragons v Warrington Wolves Highlights – 11.25pm, Sky Sports Action; 1am, Sky Sports Arena

Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fourth round coverage – 2.00pm, BBC Sport website

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.

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