Rugby League Today: New deals, paper talk, Walmsley injury update

Drew Darbyshire

We’ve got several feature pieces for you today.

What’s on site

Danny Brough has signed a contract extension with Huddersfield, Dave Scott has penned a new deal with Batley and Latrell Mitchell has extended his stay at Sydney Roosters.

Our ‘five things’ feature is back and there are plenty of things to talk about following the weekend’s action.

Toronto Wolfpack have signed Gareth O’Brien from Salford Red Devils with immediate effect.

We’ve had a flick through the Monday morning papers, with Marwan Koukash hinting at Cumbria franchise, Matty Smith future at St Helens and the England door not being closed.

Sky Sports presenter Jon Wells has joined Castleford Tigers in the new role of director of rugby.

What’s in the papers

SunSport have looked at how British players fared in the opening weekend of the NRL in their ‘Brits abroad’ feature.

Dan Sarginson may have to wait a bit longer to make his Wigan return, claim Wigan Today.

St Helens expect to be without England prop Alex Walmsley for Friday’s clash with Leeds, claim St Helens Star.

Hull FC forward Dean Hadley wants more common sense from officials, report Hull Daily Mail.

Shaun Lunt injury extent revealed as Hull KR suffer blow due to unfortunate incident, report Hull Daily Mail.

What’s on social

Former Widnes star Corey Thompson with a nice finish in his first game back in the NRL…

Our team of the week from round five of Super League is here!

Joe Burgess describing Sky’s poor audio quality on Saturday’s game between Catalans Dragons and Hull KR – haha!

What’s on TV/Radio

Super League Show – 12.25am, BBC1 (North), presented by Tanya Arnold.

Super League Show – 1.00pm, BBC2, presented by Tanya Arnold.

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.