Rugby League Today: Poching for Wakefield job, Minikin future & Magic moments

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Toulouse have Super League in their sights after 20-year wait.

St Helens land Manly forward Curtis Sironen.

Quiz: Name all the clubs Tommy lee has played for.

Leigh boss Kurt Haggerty enjoying the ride as a head coach.

Magic Weekend: This week’s Super League squad news.

What’s in the papers

Warrington land Hull KR back Greg Minikin as part of 2022 recruitment. (Manchester Evening News)

Interim Wakefield coach Willie Poching “right man for the job” says captain Jacob Miller. (Wakefield Express)

Kruise Leeming aiming to get even better after successful 2021 with Leeds. (Leeds Live)

Tui Lolohea has All Stars idea to overcome World Cup postponement. (The Sun)

Kristian Woolf looks forward to first Super League Magic with Saints. (St Helens Star)

What’s on social

Warrington star George Williams will face former club Wigan for the first time at Magic Weekend.

What a moment this was.

Huddersfield prop Luke Yates has signed a new deal that will see him stay at the club until at least the end of 2024.

What’s on TV/Radio

LIVE NRL: Cronulla Sharks v Melbourne Storm (9am) – Sky Sports or Watch NRL

LIVE NRL: Parramatta Eels v Penrith Panthers (11:05am) – Sky Sports Arena or Watch NRL

Birthdays

Former Scotland, Wakefield, Hull, St Helens, Leeds, Wigan and Huddersfield forward Wayne McDonald turns 46 today (September 3).

Also celebrating; ex-Widnes winger Stefan Marsh (31), Papua New Guinea international Wellington Albert (27) and Wigan prop Ollie Partington (23).

Trivia

This weekend will be the fifth time Magic Weekend has been staged at St James’ Park in Newcastle.

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