A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Injury blow for Wakefield. (The Yorkshire Post)
John Bateman wins appeal against ban. (Wigan Today)
Leeds set to re-sign Rhyse Martin but St Helens and Salford move for Konrad Hurrell and King Vuniyayawa. (Yorkshire Evening Post)
St Helens boss reveals why Mark Percival will sit out Leigh clash. (St Helens Reporter)
What’s on social
Keith Mason’s Rugby Blood comic is now available to buy.
Rugbyblood volume 2 now available 💥
Can you name the stars featured ⁉️
— Keith Mason (@KeithMasonReal) August 25, 2021
There is still time to enter…
— Love Rugby League (@loverugbyleague) August 24, 2021
Leigh’s Kurt Haggerty is enjoying life as a head coach.
🟡⚫️ On learning as a Head coach…
"I've worked around some great head coaches so I've had those experiences. The most challenging thing is motivating when things aren't going well, but I'm really enjoying it"#Leythers
— Leigh Centurions (@LeighCenturions) August 25, 2021
What’s on TV/Radio
NRL Try Time – Sky Sports Arena (6:30pm)
LIVE SL: Wigan v Leeds – Sky Sports Arena (7:45pm)
Wigan coach Adrian Lam turns 51 today (August 25).
Also celebrating; ex-Huddersfield and Wakefield hooker Brad Drew (46), West Wales Raiders coach Aaron Wood (37) and London Skolars’ Tommy Chipchase (23).
On this day in 2007: Paul Wellens and Leon Pryce shared the Lance Todd Trophy as they inspired St Helens to a 30-8 win over Catalans in the Challenge Cup final at Wembley.