A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
The RFL and ARLC have confirmed the cancellation of the Ashes series between England and Australia this autumn.
Our Brits Down Under feature is back. Love Rugby League has taken an in depth look into how the British contingent got on in the NRL’s returning round.
St Helens centre Mark Percival is our latest guest on My Set of Six. He talks Jamie Lyon, Matt Gidley and scoring in the 2019 Grand Final.
What’s in the papers
England’s Shaun Wane ponders Exiles revival after upcoming Ashes series is cancelled, reports The Guardian.
Leeds boss Richard Agar has hailed the effort his players have put in as rugby league’s shutdown enters its fourth month, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.
Hull KR coach Tony Smith impressed with ingenuity of Hull KR squad in lockdown, reports Hull Live.
Opportunity for England to be tested by Exiles appeals to coach Shaun Wane, reports The Yorkshire Post.
Shaun Wane eyes Exiles revival following scrapping of Ashes, reports Wigan Today.
What’s on social
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These players have all scored the most tries in a World Cup tournament. 🔥
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Leeds have released a heritage shirt.
Fancy kicking off your new week with a new Leeds Rhinos heritage shirt? 🙋♀️
— Leeds Rhinos (@leedsrhinos) June 1, 2020
What’s on TV/Radio
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.
The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.
The latest 5 Live Rugby League Podcast is out now, hosted by Dave Woods.
Former Australia and New South Wales representative Todd Carney turns 34 today.
Also celebrating; South Sydney winger Campbell Graham (21), former Wales international Hefin O’Hare (41) and Ireland international Will Hope (27).
Manly hold the record for largest winning margin in a NRL Grand Final, beating Melbourne 40-0 in 2008.
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