Rugby League Today: Tomkins to France, Holbrook on Smith, dirty kits

We have got quite a few interview articles for you today.  

What’s on site

We have got the weekly round-ups for Super League, Championship, League 1 and NRL.

There are quite a few juicy stories in this week’s trade newspapers. Our paper talk includes Elstone being back in June, Rankin on Thorman and Blease silences money rumours.

Castleford’s Tigers Trust will launch a physical disability rugby league team this April.

Catalans want to bring Wigan full-back Sam Tomkins to Perpignan for the 2019 season and beyond.

No further action will be taken against St Helens forward Luke Douglas following a Grade A dangerous contact charge.

Our team of the week feature for round eight has been published. There were a number of classy displays in round eight of Super League on Good Friday…

What’s in the papers

Justin Holbrook heaps praise on sought-after Matty Smith – but admits keeping hold of him could be tough, report The Mirror.

Gary Carter’s ‘brits abroad’ feature is back for The Sun. Burgess bother, Widdop wows and familiar names pop up at all levels down under.

Shaun Wane is relishing the selection headache his fringe players have given him following a crushing 44-6 win against Hull KR, report Wigan Today.

Steve Price says his Warrington Wolves squad has emerged from the Easter period with pretty much a clean bill of health, report Warrington Guardian.

Wakefield coach Chris Chester has vowed to bounce back after gut-wrenching defeat to Hull FC, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

What’s on social

Warrington have done very well to get the away kits clean after a mud bath at Castleford!

Can Catalans’ win over Huddersfield kick start their season?!

Ryan Sutton made his 100th appearance for Wigan on Easter Monday, not bad to say he is only 22…

What’s on TV/Radio

The Super League Show is now available to watch on the BBC iPlayer, 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.

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