Rugby League Today: Wakefield hopes, postponements, furious fan

Drew Darbyshire

Stay indoors, stick the kettle on and have a gander through what we have got for you today.

What’s on site

We had a chat with Wakefield coach Chris Chester yesterday. He says Wakefield’s strength in depth could help them reach the top four this season.

Huddersfield Giants forward Colton Roche has joined York City Knights on loan.

Featherstone Rovers chairman Mark Campbell says live streaming games is the way forward for Rugby League.

The extremely poor weather has caused games between Leeds v Catalans, Hull KR v Castleford and St Helens v Salford to be postponed while Wakefield v Huddersfield has been rearranged.

Our latest mailbox letter is a very controversial one. A Serbian Rugby League fan says Rugby League is not a major sport and never will be.

What’s in the papers

Jamie Ellis had hoped to be part of Hull KR’s Super League dream – now he wants to ruin it, report the Daily Star.

Kieron Purtill has put his hand up to become Neil Jukes’ permanent successor as Leigh Centurions head coach, claim Leigh Journal.

Steve Price has told the Warrington Guardian that he can see his sides confidence is building.

Wigan Warriors ace Willie Isa is looking forward to home comforts against Widnes Vikings, report Manchester Evening News.

What’s on social

Probably not far off…

Get the tissues out! This short video tugs on the heart strings…

It was St David’s Day yesterday… And look at the pace of Welshman Regan Grace!

What’s on TV/Radio

It was meant to be Wakefield Trinity and Huddersfield Giants on Sky Sports but as it has been postponed, Hull FC and Warrington will face off in the televised clash.

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.