Rugby League Today: Media coverage, Charnley on Warrington, War of Roses Origin

Drew Darbyshire

We have got several features for you today.

What’s on site

Josh Charnley said it was an easy decision to return to rugby league and put pen to paper with Warrington Wolves.

Our latest ‘have your say’ feature is here. We discuss whether the War of the Roses clash between Lancashire and Yorkshire should return.

Drew Darbyshire has produced a column on media coverage in the sport. He says it’s greater than ever.

Our team of the week from round six is out. There was plenty of talent on show in Super League at the weekend.

Widnes ace Ed Chamberlain said going to the 2017 Rugby League World Cup with Ireland helped him mature into a better player.

Huddersfield star Alex Mellor says their clash with Wigan on Friday is the toughest of the year.

What’s in the papers

Josh Charnley is on course to make his debut for Warrington against Wakefield on Friday, report Daily Star.

The Sun have published their weekly ‘set of six’ feature. Gary Carter talks about whiteouts, returns and saintly Devils.

Parramatta have joined the chase for Wigan Warriors prop Ryan Sutton, claim Wigan Today.

Kieron Purtill believes Leigh Centurions may need to win all their remaining Championship games to earn a crack at promotion to Super League, report Leigh Journal.

St Helens will not be moving to find a temporary replacement prop to fill the massive boots vacated by Alex Walmsley, claim St Helens Star.

What’s on social

How will derby day pan out?!

We wish England star Alex Walmsley all the best with his recovery after having surgery on his neck.

The postponed Challenge Cup round four games have now been rearranged…

What’s on TV/Radio

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.