Rugby League Today: Walker and Parcell recovery updates & SL may return at select grounds

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Love Rugby League has picked out four legends who could become Immortals in the near future.

Brits Down Under: George Williams’ assists, Ryan Hall returns for Sydney Roosters and Herbie Farnworth’s start.

A Super League return will move a step closer this week with the first meeting of a Restart Group which will look at ways to stage games behind closed doors.

Report: Canterbury comfortably beat St George Illawarra 22-2 at Bankwest Stadium on Monday.

Great Britain and St Helens legend Paul Sculthorpe is our latest guest on My Set of Six. He talks Ellery Hanley, Challenge Cup finals and his wish for the future of rugby league.

What’s in the papers

Many Super League clubs are set to surrender home advantage when the competition resumes – possibly in August, reports Wigan Today.

Revealed: Scheme that may see fans allowed into rugby league matches, reports The Sun.

Leeds full-back Jack Walker has provided an update on his recovery from his foot injury, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Hull KR hooker Matt Parcell provides fitness update after ankle surgery, reports Hull Live.

Warrington tried to sign Johnathan Thurston in 2018, reports Warrington Guardian.

What’s on social

Who is this current player?

There are some good tries here…

Round five of the NRL is on Sky Sports this week!

What’s on TV/Radio

NRL Tonight – Watch NRL (9am)

NRL 360 – Watch NRL (9:30am)

The Fan – Watch NRL (10:30am)

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.

Birthdays

Australia, New South Wales and Sydney Roosters forward Boyd Cordner turns 28 today.

Also celebrating; Former Halifax and St Helens player Fereti Tuilagi (49), Parramatta winger George Jennings (27) and Manly centre Moses Suli (22).

Trivia

Henry Paul holds the record for most goals kicked in a Super League season, having kicked 178 goals for Bradford in 2001.

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More on site

Four legends who could become future Immortals

My Set of Six: with Saints legend Paul Sculthorpe featuring Ellery Hanley & Challenge Cup finals

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