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
Wigan prop Romain Navarrete is set to join Wakefield, report Wigan Today.
Warrington are ready to bring relegated Saracens players to Super League, report The Guardian.
What’s on social
We play league.
We… We play League ?
— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) January 25, 2020
That is some try.
— Rugby League Best Tries Hits and Biffs (@NBiffs) January 26, 2020
Fair play to Betfred.
Betfred head of media Mark Pearson says the company will double its Sky man of the match sponsorship this year so that every week £250 goes to Rob Burrow’s fund and £250 to Mose Masoe’s
— Gareth Walker (@garethwalker) January 24, 2020
What’s on TV/Radio
There will be live interviews with various Super League representatives on Sky Sports News throughout the day.
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).
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).
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.