Rugby League Today: Poching loving Wakefield job, Yates future & Castleford duo to depart

Willie Poching caretaker Head Coach of Wakefield Trinity speaks to BBC rugby league after Wakefield beat Warrington

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Wigan 0-14 Leeds: Rhinos keep play-off hopes alive.

Adrian Lam: We look like a rudderless ship.

New dates for World Cup confirmed.

Hull duo ruled out for rest of the season.

Rugby League Gossip Column: August 25.

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!

Wigan were nilled at home last night for the first time since 1991.

Can Mason Lino help Wakefield beat Hull KR tonight? Or will the Robins take the spoils?

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.

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