Rugby League Today: Wigan attract big investor, Saints’ priority & Hudgell set to step down

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

NRL talking points: Latrell Mitchell inspires Rabbitohs, Melbourne nilled & Morris brothers run riot.

Brits Down Under: Ryan Sutton stars in Canberra win, Tom Burgess shines for Rabbitohs & Herbie Farnworth impressive again.

England coach Shaun Wane has revealed Alex Walmsley and Sam Tomkins would be at the forefront of his thoughts if any internationals were upcoming.

Batley have signed winger Jodie Broughton ahead of the 2021 Championship season.

Halifax have signed Greg Worthington from Toronto on a two-year deal ahead of the 2021 campaign.

What’s in the papers

Saints’ priority is retention, reports St Helens Star.

UK’s 128th richest man buys a part of Wigan Warriors, reports Wigan Today.

Leeds ace Jack Walker aiming to return against Salford in Super League this week, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Hull KR up for sale as Neil Hudgell prepares to stand down, reports Hull Live.

Before pulling on the Warrington jersey every week, Joe Philbin and Sitaleki Akauola make a pact with each other, reports Warrington Guardian.

What’s on social

Wigan are currently top of Super League.

Hull KR chairman Neil Hudgell is set to step down…

What a pass!

What’s on TV/Radio

NRL Tonight – Watch NRL (9am)

NRL 360 – Watch NRL (9:30am)

Podcast: The Final Hooter #9 – Two rounds of Super League, Hull, Salford and Andy Grundy.

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.

Birthdays

Wigan coach Adrian Lam turns 50 today.

Also celebrating; former Huddersfield and Wakefield hooker Brad Drew (45).

Trivia

The Emirates Stadium in London will host one of the semi-finals at the 2021 Rugby League World Cup.

Listen to The Final Hooter podcast, featuring exclusive interviews, every week. SUBSCRIBE to Love Rugby League on Apple Podcasts.

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