A wrap up of the latest rugby league news…
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Wigan youngster James McDonnell has joined York on loan. (Wigan Today)
Brett Hodgson bemoans Hull’s discipline and provides injury latest on key men. (Hull Daily Mail)
Kevin Sinfield: Leeds legend won’t rule out future Headingley return. (Yorkshire Evening Post)
RFL investigated Mikolaj Oledzki’s allegations of racist abuse by Warrington supporter. (The Guardian)
Tony Smith upbeat despite latest Catalans setback as he reveals Adam Quinlan issue. (Hull Daily Mail)
What’s on social
What a talent Jack Welsby is.
SUPER LEAGUE LIVE 🏉
Jack Welsby named player of the match ⭐
Welsby's hat-trick saw St Helens crush Hull FC in the Super League ⚡
— Sky Sports Rugby League (@SkySportsRL) August 2, 2021
12 wins and counting for Les Dracs.
𝑇ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑤𝑖𝑛𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑓𝑒𝑒𝑙𝑖𝑛𝑔 pic.twitter.com/bNGc7Daq70
— Dragons Catalans (@DragonsOfficiel) August 2, 2021
Kevin Sinfield has been inducted into the Leeds Rhinos Hall of Fame following his final game as the club’s director of rugby.
— Love Rugby League (@loverugbyleague) July 28, 2021
What’s on TV/Radio
What next for the World Cup?
Super League Show – BBC Two (0:15am)
New Zealand’s dual-code legend Sonny Bill Williams turns 36 today (August 3).
Also celebrating; Wigan legend Frano Botica (58) and Toulouse coach Sylvain Houles (40).
Australia have won the World Cup the most times with 11 triumphs to their name. The Kangaroos are also the current holders having won it in 2017.