Rugby League Today: Warrington pressure, Pryce aims high, rumour mill

Round three of the Betfred Super League gets underway today and we have got a lot of content building up to this weekend’s action.

What’s on site

Ireland’s World Cup star Oliver Roberts has signed a new five-year contract at Huddersfield Giants.

Widnes Vikings coach Denis Betts says Warrington Wolves are expected to beat them on Friday and that the pressure is on the Wolves to do that.

Leon Pryce begins his coaching career with Workington Town this weekend has told Love Rugby League that one day he wants to coach in Super League and the NRL.

Morgan Knowles and Benjamin Jullien have received suspensions for separate incidents in the Super League game between St Helens and Catalans Dragons on Saturday.

We have looked at every country in which Super League has played in. There are some forgotten places in this list…

We have previewed tonight’s televised Super League clash between Hull Kingston Rovers and Catalans Dragons. Emotions are going to be running high, for sure…

What’s in the papers

The Mirror’s Gareth Walker has done a Q&A with Bradford coach John Kear. The Bulls boss says restoring the club’s fortunes would rank alongside anything in his career.

Gavin Willacy has done a column for The Guardian. He thinks Wigan and Hull FC’s trip to Australia shows Super League suits the road and that more clubs should follow them.

Warrington Wolves star Mike Cooper has told the Daily Star that they are making too many costly errors ahead of their derby clash with Widnes Vikings.

The Sun have done a piece on Leeds trio Ryan Hall, Stevie Ward and Kallum Watkins appearing in a scene on iconic show Neighbours.

What’s on social

Workington Town provided us with an update on Scott Rooke, who had been in hospital since suffering a serious injury against Whitehaven on February 4. Good news to see him return home…

Ray Mour’s ‘off the record’ feature always goes down well on the site and it gets plenty of people talking on social media as well…

It wasn’t the final result he would have been hoping for last weekend, but what a finish it was from Fetuli Talanoa…

What’s on TV/Radio

Brian Noble: Sporting Triumphs – 6.30am, Sky Sports Arena

LIVE Betfred Super League: Hull KR v Catalans Dragons – 7.30pm, Sky Sports Arena

Betfred Super League: Hull KR v Catalans Dragons Highlights – 1.00am, Sky Sports Arena

5 Live Rugby League – 7.00pm, 5 Live Sports Extra, presented by Dave Woods.

The latest ‘Sport at Six’ podcast by BBC Radio Manchester’s Jack Dearden and Trevor Hunt is available to download now.

The latest League Express podcast 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.

About Drew Darbyshire 8637 Articles
Love Rugby League Deputy Editor. Joined the site ahead of the 2017 World Cup and been a full-time reporter since 2018.

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