Rugby League Today: Scotland job, World Cup qualifiers, Holbrook Q&A

Drew Darbyshire

We a couple of nice little features on site.

What’s on site

Check out the latest Super League team of the week.

Huddersfield starlet Jake Wardle has been banned for three games after pleading guilty to a Grade D dangerous throw charge.

Castleford winger Kieran Gill has returned to the club following a loan spell at Oldham.

Lebanon captain Robbie Farah has been invited by the Lebanese government to attend a conference in Beirut, recognising and celebrating his achievements among Lebanese Diaspora around the world.

Leeds Rhinos have welcomed four legends into their hall of fame.

The latest ‘off the record’ feature is here. Super League is the hot topic in the rumour mill this week.

Josh Griffin says he is growing in confidence after settling down at Hull FC.

We have got the 19-man squads for the Challenge Cup games, including Featherstone v Hull FC and Huddersfield v Wakefield.

Scotland Rugby League have appointed Chris Chester and John Duffy as joint head coaches.

The next stage of qualification for the 2021 World Cup has been revealed for Europe and the Americas.

What’s in the papers

Castleford ace Grant Millington to become a UK citizen later this year, report The Sun.

Rugby League’s Super 8s concept may be ditched after this season, claim The Sun.

Wigan are keeping tabs on Barrow’s highly-rated prop Joe Bullock, report Wigan Today.

St Helens coach Justin Holbrook has done a Q&A with St Helens Star. He talks the Challenge Cup, Barba return and Castleford’s challenge.

Schedule frustrations for Hunslet boss Gary Thornton, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Matt Parcell targets consistency from Leeds Rhinos, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Hull FC must avoid complacency against Featherstone Rovers says Lee Radford, report Hull Daily Mail.

Neil Hudgell backs Hull KR to survive – and brands fans’ calls for Tim Sheens’ exit ‘sheer lunacy’, report Hull Daily Mail.

What’s on social

John Bateman wants to win the Challenge Cup this year!

Scotland announced the appointments of Chris Chester and John Duffy yesterday!

This is a brilliant bit video…

What’s on TV/Radio

Live coverage of Featherstone Rovers v Hull FC in the sixth round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup – 7.30pm, BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra

LIVE CC: Featherstone Rovers v Hull FC – 7.30pm, Sky Sports Arena

Challenge Cup: Featherstone Rovers v Hull FC Highlights – 1.00am, Sky Sports Arena

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.