Rugby League Today: Wane emotional, internationals announced, Pearson launches attack

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What’s on site

Wigan went five points clear in second as they put in a dominating display to crush rivals St Helens last night. Read our report here

St Helens coach Justin Holbrook said Wigan just wanted to win more than his side did in their derby defeat.

Shaun Wane was a bit emotional after Wigan’s win at St Helens for a number of reasons.

Poland will play its first ever international rugby league match this weekend, against Norway at Stavanger Stadion.

Wales have confirmed they will host Ireland at the Racecourse Stadium in Wrexham in the European Championship this autumn.

Hull humping highlights why convoluted structure isn’t needed. An opinion piece from the editor…

London Broncos have handed new deals to Kieran Dixon and Eddie Battye.

Struggling Featherstone have only been able to name a 15-man squad for their game against Leigh this weekend.

Castleford coach Daryl Powell welcomes back some key men this weekend and says he is pleased to finally have some selection headaches.

Catalans and France centre Vincent Duport is to retire from professional rugby league at the end of the season.

The pressure is on for Hull KR this weekend as they look to avoid a second defeat in The Qualifiers, reveals Tim Sheens.

Salford centre Kris Welham says they not only want to secure Super League survival but win seven from seven in The Qualifiers this season.

What’s in the papers

Departing Shaun Wane’s beloved Wigan spoil St Helens’ party, report The Guardian.

Gareth Hock in talks with Bradford coach John Kear about move, report Express.

Wane’s salute after epic derby win for Wigan, report Wigan Today.

Justin Holbrook: Wigan better in every aspect of the game, report St Helens Star.

Knee surgery won’t hamper Ryan Hall’s switch from Leeds to Sydney Roosters, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Trinity’s surge puts an end to Giants’ sequence, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Adam Pearson launches stinging attack, players letting Hull FC down will leave and talks Lee Radford future, report Hull Daily Mail.

Danny McGuire: Leeds are always in my blood but Hull KR win is what matters, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

What’s on social

Two very entertaining games last night.

A stunning display from Wigan!

The Warriors certainly enjoyed their team song…

Scott Grix returned to action last night!

What’s on TV/Radio

LIVE QUALIFIERS: Leeds Rhinos v Hull KR, 3pm – Sky Sports Arena

LIVE QUALIFIERS: Toronto Wolfpack v London Broncos, 5.15pm – Sky Sports Arena

Qualifiers Highlights: Leeds Rhinos v Hull KR, 11.45pm – Sky Sports Arena

Qualifiers Highlights: Toronto Wolfpack v London Broncos, Midnight – Sky Sports Arena

The latest Super League Pod is available to download now, in association with Love Rugby League.

The latest ‘Sport at Six’ podcast by BBC Radio Manchester’s Jack Dearden and Trevor Hunt 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 Final Hooter podcast by Love Rugby League’s Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson is now available to download.

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