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.
I hope we can negotiate new toppings on the next @PapaJohns deal..
We can accept no money but a tuna pizza is taking the piss 😂 pic.twitter.com/Um9HQ30y3M
— sam tomkins (@samtomkins1) September 30, 2020
We’d buy them, Rich.
I'm surprised no-one has mocked up modern day versions of these cards… https://t.co/nKRNinwHAF
— Яichard Shaw-Wright #PeopleAreIdiots (@thersw) September 30, 2020
A fantastic video put together by rugby league sponsors Ronseal with Leeds.
More Than A Sport
Rugby League is the heartbeat of local communities and we are proud to support the sport, the values and all those involved
#RugbyLeague #EnglandRL #Ronseal@Ronseal @snozzer_gale @DwyerBrad @Harry3Newman @TheRFL @RugbyLeeds pic.twitter.com/OtEsiBHLZe
— Leeds Rhinos (@leedsrhinos) September 30, 2020
Warrington MP Charlotte Nichols has asked for support for rugby league in Parliament.
Today I asked the Sports Minister about urgent financial support for @TheRFL, following the decision to scrap pilot crowds which comes as a real blow for rugby league clubs including @WarringtonRLFC and fans alike pic.twitter.com/OQfLHATAuV
— Charlotte Nichols (@charlotte2153) September 30, 2020
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.