A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
Danny Addy says representing his Scottish heritage means the world to him – and plays for his grandmother with pride every time he pulls the jersey on.
Corey Makelim on winning 1895 Cup at Wembley and why he re-signed with Sheffield for 2020. The USA international couldn’t have dreamt for a better journey than what he has been on with the Eagles so far.
Roy Keane has recalled a funny tale of when Wayne Rooney turned rugby league off for the X-Factor on a Manchester United away trip.
What’s in the papers
NRL embarrassed after players break coronavirus lockdown restrictions to go on camping trip, reports The Independent.
Hull KR owner Neil Hudgell warns rugby league could ‘cease to exist’ as a full-time sport, reports The Guardian.
Leeds star Brad Dwyer bravely opens up on his birthmark and gaining confidence, reports the Daily Star.
What’s on social
You can only sign one… Who are you going for?
— Love Rugby League (@loverugbyleague) April 26, 2020
“All the Americans that were lined up on the bar having a few beers turned from whatever they were watching and watched the game with me.”
🌇Florida resident and actor @Mattdavelewis talking about his passion for #RugbyLeague and how the Americans have been taken aback by the sport…
Full vodvast here👉https://t.co/Cpb4qf8VB4 pic.twitter.com/FX8nPkFU0c
— Sky Sports Rugby League (@SkySportsRL) April 26, 2020
Latrell Mitchell has apologised for breaking the social distancing rules over the weekend.
Latrell Mitchell has apologised via social media. pic.twitter.com/szOiSJzbh8
— Veronica Eggleton (@veggleton) April 27, 2020
What’s on TV/Radio
Former Super League and NRL forward Keith Mason is this week’s guest on The Last Tackle. He talks about his switch to the NRL at 20 as well as his new rugby comic – Rugby Blood.
Super League’s Out Of Your League podcast is back, featuring Jon Wilkin and Mark Flanagan.
Sky Sports’ Golden Point podcast is available to download now.
The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.
The latest 5 Live Rugby League Podcast is out now, hosted by Dave Woods.
Great Britain, England and St Helens prop Luke Thompson turns 25 today.
Also celebrating; London prop Mitch Allgood (31), Queensland representative Tim Glasby (31) and Cronulla centre Jesse Ramien (23).
Chris Thorman holds the record for most points in a single rugby league match, with 56 (4t, 20g) points scored for York against Northumbria University in the Challenge Cup back in 2011.
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