A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Wigan chairman Ian Lenagan has put £500,000 into the club during coronavirus crisis, reports Wigan Today.
Super League’s Mik Oledzki shares his remarkable story on life at Leeds, reports the Daily Star.
Hull KR winger Ben Crooks relieved he doesn’t need neck operation, reports The Yorkshire Post.
Paul Sculthorpe says Shaun Wane has been ‘a breath of fresh air’ with England, reports Wigan Today.
What’s on social
What a kick!
— NRL (@NRL) June 15, 2020
This is brilliant!
It’s been exactly three months since the last Rugby League played in England. Three long months, in which too many lives have been lost, and too many people kept apart.
But momentum is steadily building – and @YorkshireProse captures it beautifully.
💪 We're On Our Way Back. pic.twitter.com/QczKplkibt
— Rugby Football League (at 🏠) (@TheRFL) June 15, 2020
Kalyn Ponga has committed his long-term future to Newcastle!
LOCKED IN | Kalyn Ponga has committed to the Club long-term 🔒👊
— Newcastle Knights (@NRLKnights) June 16, 2020
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.
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.
Sydney Roosters assistant coach Craig Fitzgibbon turns 43 today.
Also celebrating; Salford prop Gil Dudson (30), Cronulla star Matt Moylan (29) and St George Illawarra centre Euan Aitken (25).
Brian Bevan holds the record for most tries in a rugby league career, with 796 to his name for Warrington and Blackpool Borough between 1945-64.
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