Rugby League Today: Sinfield on Bennett, controversial columns and latest quiz

Drew Darbyshire

We have got a lot of news stories and features coming hot off the press for you today.

What’s on site

Sebastine Ikahihifo has signed a contract extension with Huddersfield Giants while Boyd Cordner has signed a new long-term deal with Sydney Roosters.

Love Rugby League editor James Gordon says it is time for Super League to break away and let British Rugby League find its feet in his weekly column. It’s a tasty one.

Sam Rapira has told Love Rugby League that Super League is the ultimate goal for Toulouse Olympique.

Ben Currie has also told us that Warrington Wolves are aiming to pick up a trophy or two this season.

How well do you know Ryan Hall’s career? Test your knowledge in our quiz of the Leeds Rhinos star.

What’s in the papers

The Mirror have interviewed RFL rugby director Kevin Sinfield on the recent re-appointment of Wayne Bennett as England coach. Sinfield insists age is no factor for Bennett after his deal is extended to 2021.

Wayne Bennett has agreed to stay on as England head coach for two years because ‘the players wanted him’, report the Daily Star.

Gary Carter has talked about Rugby League’s issues on and off the field on both sides of the world are front and centre in his ‘set of six’ feature for The Sun.

Wigan Warriors ace Sam Tomkins has told Wigan Today that Warrington Wolves will be ‘rubbing their hands together’ at the prospect of facing a weary Wigan side on Friday.

Warrington Wolves duo Tyrone Roberts and Sita Akauloa could both face Wigan Warriors this weekend, claim the Warrington Guardian.

What’s on social

Just how good was Jason Robinson back in the day?!

Our ‘have your say’ feature always sparks debate on social media and our latest edition has received a lot of comments on Facebook and our website…

Wigan Warriors ace Joe Burgess says he is suffering from jet lag. Let’s hope he will recover for Friday’s clash with rivals Warrington!

What’s on TV/Radio

Super League Show – 1.15am, BBC2, presented by Tanya Arnold.

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

The latest League Express podcast 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.