Rugby League Today: Wigan linked with Singleton, Walmsley future & Try of the Week

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Toulouse have signed Leigh half-back Ben Reynolds on a two-year deal.

Brits Down Under: Tom Burgess stars in Rabbitohs win, Penrith too strong for Canberra & Herbie Farnworth scores again.

Castleford have signed Toronto full-back Gareth O’Brien on loan until the end of the 2020 season.

Featherstone have confirmed that Fa’amanu Brown has agreed terms to sign with the club for the 2021 campaign.

Widnes captain Jack Owens has signed a new one-year deal with the club ahead of the 2021 campaign, while forward Kenny Baker has also signed a new contract with the Vikings.

What’s in the papers

Wigan have tied up a move to sign Toronto prop Brad Singleton, reports Wigan Today.

St Helens star Alex Walmsley gives update on Super League future amid NRL links, reports the Daily Star.

A second NRL club has joined the race to sign Oliver Gildart, reports Wigan Today.

Gareth Ellis opens up on Hull FC’s ‘deep-rooted’ problems and calls for pride from players, reports Hull Live.

Leeds were own worst enemies in defeat to St Helens, says Callum McLelland, reports The Yorkshire Post.

What’s on social

There are a number of incredible efforts here…

Paul McShane is sitting at the top of the Steve Prescott Man of Steel leaderboard!

This is a fantastic video.

 

What’s on TV/Radio

NRL Tonight – Watch NRL (9am)

Super League Show – BBC Two (9:15am)

NRL 360 – Watch NRL (9:30am)

Podcast: The Final Hooter #7 – Toronto fans react to Wolfpack woes and the return of Super League.

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

Dewsbury captain Paul Sykes turns 39 today.

Also celebrating; Leeds prop Mikolaj Oledzki (22), France international Lambert Belmas (23) and Brisbane full-back Tesi Niu (19).

Trivia

The University of Bolton Stadium will host two matches at the 2021 World Cup – England v France and one of the quarter-finals.

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

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