A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
Wigan half-back Jackson Hastings says he would “definitely” take the chance to return to the NRL if the right club was interested in signing him.
In pictures: Super League stars in 2000 and how they look 20 years on. Danny Ward and Danny Tickle haven’t changed!
We’ve picked out 13 of Wigan’s greatest ever players. It was incredibly hard to make the list so short.
The Magic Weekend is looking increasingly likely to be scrapped as Super League chiefs try to plan how the resumed season might pan out.
We’ve selected a XIII of players who are well known for wearing a head guard. There are some forgotten gems in this side.
What’s in the papers
Wigan prop George Burgess says players may need to take pay cuts of up to 75%, reports Wigan Today.
NRL players told they need to take 87% pay cut to save the game, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.
Super League clubs consider putting players on unpaid leave, reports The Guardian.
Super League may have a ready-made poster boy for its return, reports the Daily Star.
What’s on social
Very responsible in the current climate!
A romantic meal in with… myself 😂
— Ryan Brierley (@RyanBrierley) March 25, 2020
That’d be interesting…
I’m going to become famous on tictok with @EhamFonua for 90 days haha. Beat that 😂
— Liam Watts (@WATTSY7890) March 25, 2020
Who knows what “getting crafty” means?
Getting crafty with Konrad forever because my phone is on charge… https://t.co/LCmqMfONf6
— Eorl Crabtree (@BigEorl) March 25, 2020
What’s on TV/Radio
Fox League LIVE – Fox League (4am)
Late Show with Matty Johns – Fox League (10am)
Rugby League Back Chat – FreeSports (5pm)
LIVE Fox League Mornings – Fox League (8pm)
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.
Tanya Arnold hosts the Super League Show.
The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.
The latest 5 Live Rugby League Podcast is out now, hosted by Dave Woods.
Former Hull FC coach Lee Radford turns 41 today.
Also celebrating; Samoa international Zane Musgrove (24), Sheffield captain Matt James (33) and Bradford prop Liam Kirk (23).
The highest scoring game with no tries in Super League history came in 2007, when Salford beat Harlequins 5-2.
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