A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
This week’s off the record gossip column is out now. What mischievous activities have Warrington been up to? What is the latest on England’s mid-season test? Who is entering League 1? Find out in the rumour mill.
Former Hull FC player Adam Maher has passed away following a battle with motor neurone disease, aged 47.
Catalans coach Steve McNamara says Israel Folau is ready for his next challenge after making his debut.
Toronto have signed young forwards Jack Wells and Ben Kilner on one-month loan deals from Wigan.
Sky Sports will broadcast the Championship clash between York and Featherstone on Sunday, March 22.
What’s in the papers
Leeds full-back Jack Walker says the Rhinos are in a “massively” better position now than this time last year, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.
Former Man of Steel winner Ben Barba has been arrested and charged for allegedly punching his brother-in-law, reports The Courier Mail.
Hull KR winger Greg Minikin says wounded Robins are happy to defy the odds this year, reports the Mirror.
What’s on social
This is a good watch.
From warming up in a van at half time, to playing on the biggest stages ✨?️
— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) February 26, 2020
The content the NRL produce is just quality.
Cameras rolling! ?
— NRL (@NRL) February 26, 2020
More on Ben Barba…
— 7NEWS Brisbane (@7NewsBrisbane) February 27, 2020
What’s on TV/Radio
LIVE: Hull KR v Castleford – Sky Sports Main Event & Sky Sports Arena (7:45pm)
Journalist Gary Carter on how the rugby league family rallied around him. The fourth episode of The Last Tackle is out now.
Super League’s Out Of Your League podcast is back, featuring Rob Burrow.
Sky Sports’ Golden Point podcast is available to download now.
Betfred have launched a magazine show called The Last Tackle on YouTube, hosted by Mark Pearson.
Tanya Arnold hosts the Super League Show.
The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.
The latest 5 Live Rugby League Podcast is out now, hosted by Dave Woods.
The latest Total Rugby League Show is available to download now, hosted by Ben Hughes.
The In Touch Show is out now by Betfred.
St Helens legend Paul Wellens turns 40 today.
Also celebrating; Former Wigan favourite Pat Richards (38), Hull FC prop Scott Taylor (29) and Scotland international Will Oakes (21).
Wigan hold the record for fewest points conceded in a Super League season, with the Warriors only conceding 222 in the 1998 campaign.
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