Rugby League Today: Wigan’s training plan, Masoe inspirational & RFL confirm rule changes

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Huddersfield half-back Lee Gaskell has signed a new deal that will see him stay at the club until at least the end of 2021.

Warrington coach Steve Price can’t wait to get back to work and for Super League to return in August.

Brits Down Under: George Williams scores first NRL try, Tom Burgess racks up metres & Ryan Sutton shines.

NRL talking points: Cameron Smith shows his class, Knights edge past Sea Eagles & Maika Sivo scores four.

Toulouse half-back Johnathon Ford has signed a contract extension with the club for the next two seasons.

What’s in the papers

Mose Masoe: When I opened my eyes, I couldn’t feel my legs, reports The Guardian.

Wigan will be back in training within the next two weeks, reports Wigan Today.

Super League to resume without scrums as RFL confirm rule changes, reports St Helens Reporter.

Rhyse Martin looking forward to Leeds’ Super League return, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Why Hull FC caretaker coach Andy Last would prefer Super League not to follow the NRL way every time, reports The Yorkshire Post.

What’s on social

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A great effort from Hull!

This is a lovely try…

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.

Podcast: The Final Hooter #4 – featuring rugby league royalty Ellery Hanley.

The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.

The latest 5 Live Rugby League Podcast is out now, hosted by Dave Woods.

Birthdays

Former Swinton, Salford and Wigan prop Andy Coley turns 42 today.

Also celebrating; Doncaster centre Jason Tali (33), London Broncos forward Rhys Curran (31) and Newcastle Knights half-back Phoenix Crossland (20).

Trivia

In total, 81 stadiums have hosted Rugby League World Cup games over the 14 tournaments. Headingley has hosted the tournament the most times, having had games in seven World Cups.

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2 Comments

  1. No scrums, fine. Kill one of the best attacking weapons the game has.
    Mark the pitch every 10 metres, All the ball has to do is cross the goal line and ooh and behold the USA would be extremely interested.
    Play the game in 10 minute intervals to suit the broadcasters and allow the game to be completed in 2 hours.
    💶💶💶💶 is the only language the game understands and that is PRIME concern not the game.

  2. No scrums, fine. Kill one of the best attacking weapons the game has.
    Mark the pitch every 10 metres, All the ball has to do is cross the goal line and loh and behold the USA would be extremely interested.
    Play the game in 10 minute intervals to suit the broadcasters and allow the game to be completed in 2 hours.
    💶💶💶💶 is the only language the game understands and that is PRIME concern not the game.

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