Rugby League Today: Sandow on SL return, Hastings to Salford, Andy’s Man Club

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What’s on site

USA star Junior Vaivai has signed a new two-year deal with Hull KR, keeping him at the club until the end of 2020.

Hull FC back-rower Sika Manu and Wigan front-rower Romain Navarrete have received bans by the match review panel.

Chris Sandow says that he will return to Super League next year, but not with Warrington.

Our latest ‘have your say’ feature is out now. Who should Leeds appoint as their new head coach?

Huddersfield have confirmed that Italy front-rower Shannon Wakeman has played his last game for the Giants.

Huddersfield will welcome back three regulars on Thursday, while Hull FC have made two changes. The 19-man squads have been announced.

Jackson Hastings is set to make a switch to Super League with Salford on a short-term deal.

Sia Soliola turned down interested from Super League to sign a new two-year deal with Canberra.

The latest team of the week is out now. Four players who represented England in Denver have been named in the team of the week.

Melbourne star Ryan Hoffman has announced that he will hang up his boots at the end of the season.

The latest ‘life after league’ feature is out now. We caught up with former Ireland and Halifax forward Luke Ambler on his work with Andy’s Man Club.

Hunslet coach Gary Thornton has shrugged off controversy surrounding their drop-goal victory over North Wales on Sunday, saying they had a perfectly good try chalked off.

What’s in the papers

What rugby league should learn from the World Cup in Russia, report The Guardian.

Tommy Makinson tipped to make the difference against Widnes, report the Daily Star.

Why Warriors have shelved plans to appeal Romain Navarrete ban, report Wigan Today.

Update on Warrington injuries, report Warrington Guardian.

Give Ben Barba a rest, advises a smiling Widnes coach, report St Helens Star.

Shaun Wane insists he is moving to rugby union and not to Leeds, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Danny Houghton pays tribute to Hull FC fans as Testimonial finale awaits, report Hull Daily Mail.

Three years on – has the City of Hull Academy been a success? Discuss Hull Daily Mail.

What’s on social

The controversy continues!

Darren Nicholls’ NRL debut has been a long time coming…

A cheeky show and go from Liam Harris!

What’s on TV/Radio

The latest ‘Sport at Six’ podcast by BBC Radio Manchester’s Jack Dearden and Trevor Hunt is available to download now.

The latest Rugby League show on Proper Sport is available to download now.

The latest Whippets and Flat Caps podcast is available to download now, presented by Jon Wilkin and Mark Flanagan.

The latest 5 Live Rugby League podcast is available to download now, presented by Dave Woods.

The latest Rugby League on talkSPORT 2 podcast is available to download now.

The Final Hooter podcast by Love Rugby League’s Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson is now available to download.

About Drew Darbyshire 8150 Articles
Love Rugby League Deputy Editor. Joined the site ahead of the 2017 World Cup and been a full-time reporter since 2018.

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