A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
St Helens will be without skipper James Roby for Friday’s game against Huddersfield at Headingley, reports St Helens Star.
Richie Myler signs a new two-year deal with Leeds, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.
Wigan forward Morgan Smithies banned for next six matches, reports Wigan Today.
What’s on social
Leeds prop Dom Crosby will retire at the end of the 2020 season.
— Leeds Rhinos (@leedsrhinos) September 1, 2020
Wigan forward Morgan Smithies has received a six-match ban.
📰 Morgan Smithies has received a four-match suspension after a Grade D charge of Dangerous Contact in Saturday’s game against Castleford.
— Wigan Warriors 🍒⚪️ (@WiganWarriorsRL) September 1, 2020
Former Warrington star Peta Hiku has signed a new deal with New Zealand Warriors.
Pita Hiku re-signed 🙌🏽💪🏽
— Vodafone Warriors (@NZWarriors) September 2, 2020
What’s on TV/Radio
NRL Tonight – Watch NRL (9am)
NRL 360 – Watch NRL (9:30am)
Matty Johns Podcast – Watch NRL (10:30am)
Rugby AM – FreeSports (6pm)
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.
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.
Former Australia, New South Wales, Cronulla, Wests Tigers and Leeds prop Keith Galloway turns 35 today.
Also celebrating; Castleford half-back Danny Richardson (24), Oldham half-back Lewis Charnock (26) and Cook Islands international Uiti Baker (28).
St Helens hold the record for most League Leaders’ Shield wins, with seven titles to their name.
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