What’s on site
Check out this week’s Off the Record gossip column.
The French Magic Weekend is this Saturday and Sunday in Carcassonne, as the Elite 1 Championship gets underway with five games played at the Stade Albert Domec.
England women’s test against Papua New Guinea will be shown live on the BBC.
West Wales Raiders are looking for a new head coach after Kim Williams left one year in to a three year deal to join Huddersfield as academy coach.
An NRL physio has provided a fascinating insight in to the shoulder injuries that have caused the retirement of Sam Burgess.
What’s on social
Siri, show me what it would be like if rugby league was the national sport.
Eight pages of rugby league in Papua New Guinea’s National newspaper, including front, back and centre pages pic.twitter.com/lw3lAVrHht
— Julie Stott (@Julie_Stott) November 13, 2019
Maybe GB should have gone to PNG first.
😯 Rugby League as far as the eye can see in Port Moresby… 🙌
🎥 IG / thomasburgess pic.twitter.com/SYDQBrEPiS
— Rugby Football League 🇬🇧🦁 (@TheRFL) November 13, 2019
College wasn’t like this when I went.
But does @SonnyBWilliams train at your college?
Thank you for the time you gave us Sonny, welcome to Hopwood Hall 👋
— Hopwood Hall College (@hopwoodhall) November 13, 2019
Some decent kits this year.
Representing Royalty 👑
Huddersfield Giants and @PlayerLayer are proud to present the 2⃣0⃣2⃣0⃣ Alternative Shirt.
— Huddersfield Giants (@Giantsrl) November 13, 2019
What’s in the papers
Hull Live have picked their five biggest signings for Super League in 2020, and four of them pick themselves.
Hull coach Lee Radford has backed new signing Jordan Johnstone to rival Danny Houghton for a first team spot at hooker, reports Hull Daily Mail
Huddersfield’s young forward Matty English, an England Academy and Knights player, turns 22 today (November 14th).
Also celebrating: New South Wales and Penrith star Nathan Cleary (22); the English Billy Slater, Greg Eden (29); hard-working forward Matt Cook (33)
In May 1990, Papua New Guinea registered their only ever win over Great Britain – winning 20-18 in Goroka