Rugby League Today: Tyson fight with Sonny Bill, Connolly’s try saver & Super League reunion with RFL?

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Hull KR half-back Ryan Brierley is our latest guest on My Set of Six. He talks Danny McGuire, the DW Stadium and his wish for the future of rugby league.

Super League chief executive Robert Elstone is hoping to get the competition back up and running in July.

Stacey Jones: The Little General who became a rugby league legend in New Zealand.

Remembering when Toronto Wolfpack played their first ever home game. We caught up with Oxford captain Callum Windley on the historic occasion.

Super League chief executive Robert Elstone has admitted that he would like to scrap promotion and relegation in 2020 given the circumstances regarding the coronavirus pandemic.

What’s in the papers

Hull FC’s rugby league legend Johnny Whiteley relives VE-Day joy that brought war to an end, reports the Mirror.

Josh Hodgson on what rugby league can expect after lockdown lifted, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Kris Radlinski Q&A part 1: On the season restart and calls for a Super League-RFL reunion, reports Wigan Today.

Kris Radlinski Q&A part 2: Pay cuts, cash flow and hopes for the future, reports Wigan Today.

Mike Tyson fight v Sonny Bill Williams green lit by Toronto ahead of $1million clash, reports The Sun.

What’s on social

You’ll be hungry after watching this…

His head nearly came off!

One of Super League’s greatest try savers.

What’s on TV/Radio

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.

Podcast: The Final Hooter #4 – featuring rugby league royalty Ellery Hanley.

The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.

The latest 5 Live Rugby League Podcast is out now, hosted by Dave Woods.


Former Tonga and Castleford forward Richard Fa’aoso turns 36 today.

Also celebrating; Wakefield forward Tinirau Arona (31), Castleford hooker Jacques O’Neill (21) and former Australia international Adam MacDougall (45).


York hold the record for widest away winning margin, having beaten West Wales 130-0 in 2018.

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About Drew Darbyshire 8310 Articles
Love Rugby League Deputy Editor. Joined the site ahead of the 2017 World Cup and been a full-time reporter since 2018.

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