A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Barrow chairman reveals plans to expand stadium. (North West Evening Mail)
Huddersfield v Warrington: Luke Yates wants to “create legacy” before Giants exit. (The Yorkshire Post)
Castleford duo set to leave as rebuild under Lee Radford continues. (Leeds Live)
Carlos Tuimavave prepared for five “semi-finals” as Hull enter crunch period. (Hull Daily Mail)
Willie Poching “loving” being in Wakefield hot seat. (Yorkshire Evening Post)
What’s on social
Put the dates in your diary!
SAVE THE DATES 📅
15 October ➡️ 19 November 2022 🏆
One year later, bigger, better and bolder! #RLWC2021
— Rugby League World Cup 2021 (@RLWC2021) August 26, 2021
Wigan were nilled at home last night for the first time since 1991.
Last home nil was November 1991 0-19 v Leeds.
Last time we went consecutive league games try-less was 1979 (2-13 v Bradford, 1-38 at Leeds).
At home hasn't happened since October 1965. (8-10 v Cas, 8-13 v Swinton.
— Bilko (@wiganrlfans) August 25, 2021
Can Mason Lino help Wakefield beat Hull KR tonight? Or will the Robins take the spoils?
— Love Rugby League (@loverugbyleague) August 25, 2021
What’s on TV/Radio
LIVE NRL: Newcastle Knights v Gold Coast Titans (10:55am) – Sky Sports Arena or Watch NRL
LIVE SL: Hull v Castleford (7:45pm) – Sky Sports Arena & Mix
England Knights international and Castleford full-back Niall Evalds turns 28 today (August 26).
Also celebrating; ex-Leeds and Wigan forward Liam Botham (44), USA international Ryan Burroughs (30) and Rochdale forward Josh Jordan-Roberts (23).
Wigan have now gone more than 200 minutes without scoring a try.