Rugby League Today: NRL spectators banned, contract extensions, squad lists

Drew Darbyshire

We have got all of the latest rugby league news for you today. 

What’s on site

The NRL has issued an indefinite ban on two spectators who racially abused South Sydney Rabbitohs captain Greg Inglis in their game against Penrith Panthers.

Greg Eden has signed a three-year contract extension with Castleford Tigers, while Danny Craven has signed a new two-year contract extension with Widnes Vikings.

Swinton have extended the loan deal of Salford forward Gavin Bennion and also landed his team-mate Levy Nzoungou.

Widnes will be without leading try scorer Krisnan Inu for up to three months after he suffered a broken leg over the Easter weekend.

Oldham coach Scott Naylor says the team need to make the Vestacare Stadium a fortress this month.

The latest 19-man squads have been revealed for the fixtures on Friday and Saturday. We have got squad lists for St Helens v Hull FC, Salford v Warrington, Catalans v Wigan and Hull KR v Widnes.

What’s in the papers

Gary Carter’s ‘set of six’ feature is back for The Sun. He says players will be feeling it, fans will be feeling it, one kit man will definitely be feeling the Easter weekend.

Sam Tomkins may see out his career at Catalans Dragons after they tabled a four-year offer to him – but Wigan have 25 days to keep him, claim The Sun.

Wigan forward Liam Farrell has produced his latest column for Wigan Today. He says he isn’t looking forward to facing old team-mate Micky McIlorum in Perpignan.

Hull FC’s Jez Litten has proved he’s no pushover in Super League says Lee Radford, report Hull Daily Mail.

Widnes match is a must win for Hull KR admits Tommy Lee, report Hull Daily Mail.

What’s on social

The latest rumours in the rugby league world…

Warrington Wolves and rugby league gaining exposure from football giants Liverpool FC.

Speaking of Liverpool FC, which St Helens player has been asking Mo Salah out for coffees?

What’s on TV/Radio

LIVE NRL: Cronulla Sharks v Sydney Roosters – 9am, Sky Sports Arena

LIVE SL: St Helens v Hull FC – 7:30pm, Sky Sports Arena

SL Highlights: St Helens v Hull FC – 1.30am, Sky Sports Arena

5 Live Rugby League – 7.00pm, 5 Live Sports Extra, commentary from Dave Woods.

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.