Rugby League Today: ‘Trump’ visits Widnes, Warrington winners, World Club Challenge chat

Donald Trump in Rugby League. Surely not?

What’s on site

We have got match reports from Melbourne Storm’s Word Club Challenge win over Leeds Rhinos and the derby win for Warrington against Widnes.

Warrington coach Steve Price said he was proud of his sides ‘gutsy’ performance in their win over Widnes.

Widnes boss Denis Betts thinks the Vikings could have edged past Warrington if they had a ‘proper’ turnaround.

Catalans Dragons can’t afford to use World Cup excuse for any longer, says Love Rugby League editor James Gordon.

Hull Kingston Rovers head coach Tim Sheens has given an injury update on Adam Quinlan and reveals when he will be back.

London Skolars’ director of rugby Mark Croston says the change in format to League 1 will present a new challenge this season.

What’s in the papers

The Daily Mirror’s Gareth Walker has done a feature on the five major talking points from Melbourne’s World Club Challenge victory over Leeds.

In his column for the Daily Mirror, Jamie Peacock says the Rhinos will have learned a lot from bruising encounter against the best side in world Rugby League.

Leeds were taught a harsh lesson by Melbourne in 38-4 World Club Challenge defeat, according to The Guardian’s Aaron Bower.

The Rhinos were dealt a double injury blow in heavy defeat to Melbourne, report the Daily Star’s Julie Stott.

What’s on social

Warrington star Joe Philbin left the field in the first half at Widnes and did not return due to being concussed. He has laughed it off now, though…

Just how good is Fiji star Suliasi Vunivalu?!

There were a few familiar faces at the Halton Stadium in Widnes last night. Also, there is a vacant RFL CEO role…

What’s on TV/Radio

Super League: Widnes Vikings v Warrington Wolves Highlights – 6.00am, Sky Sports Arena & Sky Sports Main Event

World Club Challenge: Melbourne Storm v Leeds Rhinos Highlights – 6.15am, Sky Sports Arena & Sky Sports Main Event

Live International Club Rugby League: St George-Illawarra Dragons v Hull FC – 6.30am, Sky Sports Arena & Sky Sports Main Event

Live International Club Rugby League: South Sydney Rabbitohs v Wigan Warriors – 8.40am, Sky Sports Arena & Sky Sports Main Event

Betfred Super League: Widnes Vikings v Warrington Wolves Highlights – 10.45am & 12.00pm, Sky Sports Arena

Betfred Super League: Hull KR v Catalans Dragons Highlights – 8.15am & 7.00pm, Sky Sports Arena

5 Live Rugby League – 8.45am, 5 Live Sports Extra (Simulcast with BBC Radio Humberside)

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