A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Wakefield swoop to land London Broncos powerhouse. (Yorkshire Live)
St Helens’ Lewis Dodd won’t be fazed by Grand Final debut. (St Helens Star)
Castleford youngster Lewis Peachey signs contract extension. (Yorkshire Evening Post)
What’s on social
Konrad Hurrell has bid an emotional farewell to Leeds.
— Konrad Hurrell (@konmanhurrell) October 7, 2021
This is a brilliant watch.
The culture, the passion, it's embedded in Sam now 🐲 He knows what it means 🏆 #GrandFinal@samtomkins1 has been a focal point in @DragonsOfficiel's success, here's the 2021 Man of Steel's #SuperLeague story pic.twitter.com/KwXX5y7bXP
— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) October 7, 2021
A huge weekend for rugby league.
— St.Helens R.F.C. (@Saints1890) October 7, 2021
What’s on TV/Radio
Leigh head of rugby Chris Chester turns 43 today (October 8).
Also celebrating; Papua New Guinea coach Michael Marum (48), Bradford hooker George Flanagan (35), North Queensland Cowboys prop Jordan McLean (30), New Zealand international Jahrome Hughes (27), Jamaica international Jon Magrin (27), Manly Sea Eagles speedster Jason Saab (21) and St Helens back Tom Nisbet (22).
St Helens will extend their own record of most Grand Final appearances to thirteen on Saturday night.