Rugby League Today: Walker making progress, Burgess opens up & Barrow’s successful season

Jack Walker in action for Leeds

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Calls for legal challenge if Toulouse earn promotion to Super League.

Leigh coach feels rugby league would benefit from return of licensing.

Paper Talk: Restructure won’t solve problem, from RL to NFL & changes at Hull.

Editor’s column: Little to report from Ralph Rimmer’s return.

Win hospitality tickets to Wigan v Catalans with Batchelors Peas.

What’s in the papers

Warrington star Joe Philbin’s Gripz business launches gymwear. (Warrington Guardian)

Castleford’s Alex Foster express gratitude for time with club. (The Yorkshire Post)

Leeds star Jack Walker takes big step forward in recovery from long-term foot injury. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

“This is a massive achievement” – Barrow boss Paul Crarey reflects on successful season. (North West Evening Mail)

“We feel he can help us progress” – Hull KR tie down Will Dagger. (Hull Daily Mail)

What’s on social

London Broncos have announced Jermaine Coleman as their new head coach.

Barrow are doing good things on and off the field.

Powerful stuff this…

What’s on TV/Radio

Super League Show – BBC Two (1pm)

Birthdays

England coach Shaun Wane turns 57 today (September 14).

Also celebrating; Leigh legend John Woods (65), Newcastle director of rugby Denis Betts (52), former Great Britain international Stuart Fielden (42), ex-New Zealand and Samoa international Setaimata Sa (34), Keighley forward Constantine Mika (32), Leeds forward James Donaldson (30), Sheffield forward Evan Hodgson (23) and Salford’s on loan Warrington forward Ellis Robson (23).

Trivia

Salford forward Sam Luckley made his 100th career appearance in last weekend’s defeat at Warrington.

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