A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
The Rugby Football League has revealed the Championship and League 1 games it will broadcast via the Our League app up until the end of May. 20 games have been announced.
The latest rugby league trainer is out now, in partnership with Heaven ‘N’ Health. Josh Adamson tells us how rugby players burn fat quickly.
Warrington half-back Blake Austin has up to 50 pairs of trainers – and he can’t stop buying them! We chat to the Great Britain international about his container-sized trainer collection.
The latest rugby league diet is out now, in partnership with Heaven ‘N’ Health. Josh Adamson explains what a calorie deficit is.
What’s in the papers
How quitting the drink helped Brough extend his record career, report The Yorkshire Post.
A long-term deal is the target for Rhys Evans at the end of his initial spell with Leeds, report Yorkshire Evening Post.
What’s on social
The holidays are officially over – but don’t worry, the season is just around the corner.
Been a big week! Leaving my family which was very tough, Meeting all the lads and having my first few sessions as a @WiganWarriorsRL player and turning 24 a few days ago. Appreciate the love happy new year all enjoy a successful and healthy year! #JH31 ? pic.twitter.com/MvpbAuAAOB
— Jackson Hastings (@JackoHastings) January 6, 2020
Household name meets household names…
— Sonny Bill Williams (@SonnyBWilliams) January 5, 2020
It is the little things that make a big difference…
If anyone knows of any South Coast @NRL_Dragons fans that have lost their merch in the fires, I’d be happy to give them some of my stuff to get them ready for the 2020 season:
2018 Indigenous Jersey
* All Larges pic.twitter.com/0kAHlwOH57
— Nathan Brookes (@BrookesyNat) January 6, 2020
What’s on TV/Radio
Podcast: The Final Hooter International #2 – full-time report and analysis by Love Rugby League.
Episode 46: Love Rugby League Weekly, hosted by deputy editor Drew Darbyshire.
The latest Chasing Kangaroos – An International Rugby League podcast is available to download now.
The latest Howlin’ Hour podcast is available to download now. Toronto Wolfpack founder Eric Perez is a special guest on the show.
Leigh and Scotland hooker Liam Hood turns 28 today.
Also celebrating; USA international Corey Makelim (26), ex-Warrington prop Roy Asotasi (38) and Solomon Islands international Eddie Moe’ava (24).
In total, 26 different clubs have won the Challenge Cup and 30 different teams have appeared in the final.