A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
Swinton winger Richard Lepori is our latest guest on My Set of Six. He talks Stanley Gene, representing Italy and suffering relegation with Oldham.
Top 13 players to have never played in State of Origin. As if Reni Maitua, John Sutton and Preston Campbell never played in the Origin arena!
A JustGiving page has been set up to support Jordan Cox’s family after the ex-Hull KR prop passed away last week.
In May 1992, Andy Gregory became the first man to win seven Challenge Cup titles – and the PA news agency has taken a look at his achievement in detail.
What’s in the papers
Furious Super League bosses come out firing after players advised to fight pay cuts, reports the Daily Star.
Wakefield chief Michael Carter cautious over government bailout, reports The Yorkshire Post.
Ollie Partington on song with busy lockdown schedule, reports Wigan Today.
Warrington captain Chris Hill overwhelmed by community generosity and proud of his wife’s NHS work, reports Warrington Guardian.
What’s on social
A crowd of 102,575 at Odsal though.
The world record crowd for a #RugbyLeague match was set on this day 66 years ago as 102,575 people saw Warrington beat Halifax 8-4 in the 1954 Challenge Cup Final replay held at Odsal Stadium.
— Mick Gledhill 🗣🎙📻 (@TheGameCaller) May 5, 2020
Who is chopping onions?
'This isn't going to define who I am'
Watch: Just 13 weeks after suffering a serious spinal injury @hullkrofficial co captain Mose Masoe has returned home and is finding novel ways to keep up his recovery – @ArifAhmedITV reports – @MoseMasoe @TheRFL @MidYorkshireNHS pic.twitter.com/yduHANdqih
— ITV News Calendar (@itvcalendar) May 4, 2020
Which Australia star would you sign?
— Love Rugby League (@loverugbyleague) May 4, 2020
What’s on TV/Radio
Former Super League and NRL forward Keith Mason is this week’s guest on The Last Tackle. He talks about his switch to the NRL at 20 as well as his new rugby comic – Rugby Blood.
Super League’s Out Of Your League podcast is back, featuring Jon Wilkin and Mark Flanagan.
Sky Sports’ Golden Point podcast is available to download now.
The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.
The latest 5 Live Rugby League Podcast is out now, hosted by Dave Woods.
Australia, Queensland and Brisbane legend Corey Parker turns 38 today.
Also celebrating; ex-Warrington utility Jon Roper (44), Halifax assistant coach Rikki Sheriffe (36) and former Tonga international Salesi Finau (47).
York hold the record for the highest winning score in British rugby league, having defeated West Wales 144-0 in 2018.
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