Rugby League Today: Woolford expects to leave Huddersfield, Wigan injury blow & depleted Warrington not being underestimated

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Salford 30-37 Castleford: Danny Richardson scores 17 points in Tigers fightback.

Hull KR 34-18 Wigan: Jordan Abdull-inspired Robins stun league leaders.

Wigan winger Liam Marshall faces up to a year on the sidelines with an ACL injury, coach Adrian Lam has confirmed.

York have signed Wakefield back-rower Danny Kirmond for the 2021 Championship season.

Why is Super League Show only initially shown in the north?

What’s in the papers

Greg Minikin’s hat-trick for lowly Hull KR stuns leaders Wigan, reports The Guardian.

Huddersfield to play against St Helens with 16 players – and coach Simon Woolford expects to leave Giants, reports The Yorkshire Post.

St Helens hooker Aaron Smith relishing giant challenge, reports St Helens Reporter.

Worrying times in rugby league, but we’re all doing our best – Luke Gale, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Hull FC coach Andy Last won’t take depleted Warrington lightly as Hull FC look to take more steps forward, reports Hull Live.

What’s on social

Danny Richardson loves a drop goal!

Greg Minikin was in good form for Hull KR last night.

Kotoni Staggs is a terrific talent.

What’s on TV/Radio

NRL Tonight – Watch NRL (7:30am)

LIVE NRL: Newcastle Knights v Cronulla Sharks – Watch NRL (9am)

LIVE NRL: South Sydney Rabbitohs v Melbourne Storm – Sky Sports Arena (10:55am)

LIVE SL: Huddersfield Giants v St Helens – Sky Sports Arena (6pm)

LIVE SL: Warrington Wolves v Hull FC – Sky Sports Mix (8:15pm)

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

Great Britain, England and St Helens star Jonny Lomax turns 30 today.

Also celebrating; Great Britain, England and Canberra forward Elliott Whitehead (31), Scotland international Alex Walker (25) and Jamaica international Ashton Golding (24).

Trivia

The biggest League Leaders’ Shield winning margin came in 2019, when champions St Helens finished 16 points above second-placed Wigan.

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