Rugby League Today: St Helens’ latest coup, Smith praises Agar & Isa learns from ban

Hull KR coach Tony Smith (left) and Leeds boss Richard Agar (right)

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Mailbox: Bring back the draw after 80 minutes.

Castleford captain Michael Shenton to retire at end of season.

Liam Finn calls time on 19-year career.

New London coach Jermaine Coleman wants to take Broncos back to Super League.

Warrington-bound Greg Minikin has played his final game for Hull KR.

What’s in the papers

Wigan’s Willie Isa “has learned from ban”. (Wigan Today)

Leeds coach Richard Agar doing “terrific job” says Hull KR rival Tony Smith. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

St Helens complete signing of Leigh and Scotland star James Bell. (Manchester Evening News)

Hull FC’s recruitment decision revealed as Super League approaches made. (Hull Daily Mail)

Warrington forward Matt Davis has suffered a season-ending injury. (Warrington Guardian)

What’s on social

Oliver Holmes has sent a lovely farewell message to Castleford after playing his last match for the club after injury ended his season early.

All the best to Michael Shenton in retirement.

Who am I?

What’s on TV/Radio

NRL Try Time – Sky Sports Arena (8pm)

Birthdays

Former Great Britain, England and Hull centre Kirk Yeaman turns 38 today (September 15).

Also celebrating; former Australia international Brett Kimmorley (45), ex-Widnes forward David Allen (36), Warrington prop Mike Cooper (33), Papua New Guinea international Stanton Albert (26), Tonga international Joe Ofahengaue (26) and Canterbury Bulldogs half-back Kyle Flanagan (23).

Trivia

Castleford hooker Paul McShane needs one appearance to reach 300 for his career.

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