Rugby League Today: Wane to leave, Watkins injury blow, Leeds recall Keinhorst

Drew Darbyshire

We have got the latest news on Shaun Wane’s resignation at Wigan.

What’s on site

Wigan have announced the resignation of Shaun Wane as head coach to take effect at the end of the 2018 season.

Shaun Wane says the Wigan club will always mean a lot to him following his shock resignation as coach of the Warriors.

Wigan chairman Ian Lenagan says the club will not rush into an appointment for a new coach following the departure of Shaun Wane.

We have got round-ups from the weekend’s action, including Super League, Championship, League 1 and NRL.

RFL interim chief executive Ralph Rimmer insists the 2018 Magic Weekend was a great success and admits other cities are interesting in taking it on.

Canberra prop Junior Paulo will join Parramatta on a four-year contract from the 2019 season.

The latest ‘paper talk’ feature is out now. We have done a round-up of the big headlines from the Monday papers.

Leeds have recalled Jimmy Keinhorst from his loan at Widnes, following injuries suffered by the Rhinos at Magic Weekend.

Leeds skipper Kallum Watkins has been ruled out for eight months after suffering an ACL injury at Magic Weekend.

With Shaun Wane’s surprise announcement which will see him leave Wigan at the end of the current season, we have picked out six potential replacements for the Warriors.

The latest Super League team of the week has been revealed. There were several standout performances at Magic Weekend.

What’s in the papers

Women eye three-game State of Origin series, report The Guardian.

A hat-trick of memories, a hat-trick of horrors and a ‘magic’ wedding – 11 talking points from rugby league weekend, report the Mirror.

Young fan steals show at Magic Weekend in hilarious viral video after protesting try in Hull KR v Hull FC clash, report the Mirror.

Wigan Observer’s Phil Wilkinson has taken a look at Shaun Wane’s reign at his hometown club.

Eamonn McManus hit back at Barba NRL return speculation, report St Helens Star.

Peter Mata’utia says it’s too soon for Leigh to be considered Super League material, report Leigh Journal.

Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott will not be cracking the whip, claim Yorkshire Evening Post.

Why Hull FC’s pack power will ensure they stay contenders with Joe Westerman signing pivotal, report Hull Daily Mail.

Hull KR not out of Super League’s top eight fight yet says Tim Sheens, report Hull Daily Mail.

What’s on social

Catalans forward Ben Garcia is happy to have played 100 games for the Dragons!

What a hit!

No words needed…

What’s on TV/Radio

Widnes Vikings v St Helens Highlights – 7.00pm, Sky Sports Action

Wigan Warriors v Warrington Wolves Highlights – 7.15pm, Sky Sports Action

Castleford Tigers v Leeds Rhinos Highlights – 7.30pm, Sky Sports Action

Salford Red Devils v Catalans Dragons Highlights – 7.45pm, Sky Sports Action

Wakefield Trinity v Huddersfield Giants Highlights – 8.00pm, Sky Sports Action

Hull KR v Hull FC Highlights – 8.15pm, Sky Sports Action

Super League Show – 1.00pm, BBC Two, presented by Tanya Arnold.

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 latest Rugby League on talkSPORT 2 podcast is available to download now.

The Final Hooter podcast by Love Rugby League’s Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson is now available to download.