Rugby League Today: Navarrete to Wakefield, Warrington eye Saracens stars & spectacular tries

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

George Burgess says brother Sam will stay involved with the game and help it to grow, following his injury-forced retirement.

Rugby league is set to be played freely in Greece following political disputes. They recently qualified for the 2021 World Cup.

We have picked out six Under-21 players to watch in Super League this season.

Our latest quiz is out now. Can you name all the original coaches from Super League’s first season?

Swinton prop Gavin Bennion is the latest guest on the rugby league diet, in partnership with Heaven ‘N’ Health. He talks breakfast, dinner and tea.

What’s in the papers

Rugby league superfan John Spellman has watched every match played by his team for 40 years, report the Mirror.

Wigan prop Romain Navarrete is set to join Wakefield, report Wigan Today.

Wigan coach Adrian Lam says his side will use Warrington chief executive Karl Fitzpatrick’s brash comments as motivation in Thursday’s Super League opener, report the Mirror.

George Williams will be happy if Wayne Bennett or Shaun Wane bosses England, report The Sun.

Warrington are ready to bring relegated Saracens players to Super League, report The Guardian.

What’s on social

We play league.

That is some try.

Fair play to Betfred.

What’s on TV/Radio

There will be live interviews with various Super League representatives on Sky Sports News throughout the day.

Podcast: The Final Hooter 2020 #1 – we are back with a bang!

Episode 46: Love Rugby League Weekly, hosted by deputy editor Drew Darbyshire.

The latest Chasing Kangaroos – An International Rugby League podcast is available to download now.

The latest Howlin’ Hour podcast is available to download now. Toronto Wolfpack founder Eric Perez is a special guest on the show.

The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.

We’ve got some top video content coming soon (biased, we know).

Birthdays

Legendary commentator Mike Stephenson turns 73 today.

Also celebrating; Oldham coach Matt Diskin (38), Salford prop Sebastine Ikahihifo (29) and former Tonga international Epalahame Lauaki (36).

Trivia

Bradford legend Lesley Vainikolo holds the record for most tries in a single Super League match with six. It was in 2005 when the Bulls eased past Hull FC 49-6 at Odsal.

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