Rugby League Today: McIlorum on Saints cheers, Gubb on Widnes life, Walmsley injury update

Drew Darbyshire

We have got a lot of news for you today! You need to see the one-off Catalans shirt as well…

What’s on site

Penrith have offered Ivan Cleary a four-year deal to leave Wests.

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson says there will be a female coach in the NRL in the not too distant future.

The latest ‘have your say’ feature is out now. Should the Challenge Cup semi-final double header stay?

The latest ‘five things we learned’ feature is on site now. Josh Charnley for England, Leeds in crisis and RFL sales headache.

Charlie Gubb is set to make his Widnes debut on Thursday, while London have named an unchanged team. The 19-man squads have been announced.

Former Queensland star Jacob Lillyman will call time on his career at the end of the season.

St Helens coach Justin Holbrook said it would be a bonus if Alex Walmsley was to return from injury this year.

Widnes’ new recruit Charlie Gubb said he wants to help Widnes win enough games in the Qualifiers to remain in Super League next year.

We have a brand new ‘fanzone’ feature out now. Alex Yoxall, a rugby league fanatic, recaps his day at the Challenge Cup semi-final double header and gives his thoughts and insight into what was good and bad about Sunday.

Super League sponsors Betfred have provided the latest betting odds for the outright winners of the Grand Final. Some of the odds are interesting…

What’s in the papers

Michael McIlorum says being written off motivated Catalans’ Challenge Cup upset, report The Sun.

Penrith Panthers have ‘preferred’ candidate lined up to replace Anthony Griffin, report The Guardian.

Wigan Warriors boss Shaun Wane set to hand out another debut, report Wigan Today.

Bodene Thompson to make Wire debut in Super 8s clash with Catalans, report Warrington Guardian.

Justin Holbrook apologises for Challenge Cup semi-final heartbreak, report St Helens Star.

Seven cup finals on horizon for Leeds says Mikolaj Oledzki, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Hull FC ace Joe Westerman gives update on recovery after knee surgery, report Hull Daily Mail.

Danny Tickle in talks with Hull KR over new contract, report Hull Daily Mail.

What’s on social

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If anyone is interested…

That shirt is smart!

Another Academy product off the conveyer belt at Wigan!

Daniel Mortimer looks to be on his way out of Leigh before the season finishes…

What’s on TV/Radio

The latest Super League Pod is available to download now, in association with Love Rugby League.

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.