Rugby League Today: More than a sport, pizzagate & second Yates’ appeal thrown out

James Gordon

What’s on site

Luke Robinson’s prolonged job interview at Huddersfield is going swimmingly, after a third straight win over Hull KR on Wednesday evening.

A youthful Leeds team were beaten 34-6 by Catalans, with Tom Davies scoring a hat-trick.

Scott Taylor is set to return for Hull against Castleford tonight after six months out.

Three statues are to be created in Cardiff Bay to honour rugby league greats in Wales.

What’s on social

Another pizzagate coming on.

We’d buy them, Rich.

A fantastic video put together by rugby league sponsors Ronseal with Leeds.

Warrington MP Charlotte Nichols has asked for support for rugby league in Parliament.

What’s in the papers

Leeds hooker Kruise Leeming tells the Daily Star about his family background, and how a flip of a coin could have set his life on a completely different path.

Salford’s second appeal against Luke Yates’ ban has been thrown out, meaning he won’t be able to face Warrington in the Challenge Cup semi-fianls on Saturday.


Wigan flier Dominic Manfredi turns 27 today (October 1).

Also celebrating: Sydney Rooster Mitch Aubusson (33); former Widnes and Leeds centre Adam Hughes (43); ex- Swinton centre George Tyson (27)

What’s on TV/radio

7.45pm – Live Super League: Castleford v Hull – Sky Sports Arena

0.15am – Super League Show – BBC1


1466 different players have now played for Leeds, after seven made their debuts last night.