Rugby League Today: Percival to miss WCC, O’Loughlin wants England spot & Satae’s replacement

Drew Darbyshire

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Catalans coach Steve McNamara says that controversial signing Israel Folau will only be selected in his squad on merit.

We’ve got the latest from across the Channel. Leaders Limoux topple winless Toulouse as Carcassonne crash in derby.

The latest mailbox is out now. Is Super League as inclusive as it thinks it is?

The fourth round draw of the Challenge Cup has been made. Yorkshire amateurs Underbank Rangers have been tied against Bradford.

Leeds legend Rob Burrow says he is still blown away by the generosity and kindness from the public following his diagnosis of motor neurone disease.

What’s in the papers

St Helens centre Mark Percival will miss the World Club Challenge clash with Sydney Roosters with a sternum and shoulder injury, report St Helens Star.

Lee Radford reveals who will be given their chance in Chris Satae’s absence, report Hull Live.

Sean O’Loughlin up for England swansong but won’t expect favours from Shaun Wane, report the Mirror.

Adam Cuthbertson steps down as Leeds women’s coach – Lois Forsell takes over, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Paul Cooke on the one rule that is so difficult to enforce in Super League, report Hull Live.

What’s on social

Liverpool star Mo Salah has changed sports…

Rochdale chairman Andy Mazey talks their dual-registration partnership with Toronto.

Primrose and Blue facing Blue and Amber – kit clash!

What’s on TV/Radio

Rugby AM – FreeSports (6pm)

Inside Super League – Sky Sports Arena (7pm)

League 1 club chairman Andy Mazey on funding, player pool & community links. The third episode of The Last Tackle is out now.

Super League’s Out Of Your League podcast is back, featuring Warrington centre Anthony Gelling.

Sky Sports’ Golden Point podcast is back, featuring St Helens prop Kyle Amor.

Betfred have launched a magazine show called The Last Tackle on YouTube, hosted by Mark Pearson.

Tanya Arnold hosts the first Super League Show of 2020.

Podcast: The Final Hooter 2020 #2 – Super League season launch.

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.


Former Huddersfield and Warrington full-back Brett Hodgson turns 42 today.

Also celebrating; Salford forward Greg Burke (27), ex-Hull utility Wade McKinnon (39) and Lebanon international Bilal Maarbani (22).


St Helens have made more appearances in Super League Grand Finals than any other team, having gone to Old Trafford 11 times.

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