Rugby League Today: York marketing, Confident Leigh, Currie scans

It’s Monday! Why not have a flick through the latest rugby league news?

What’s on site

Leigh comfortably beat Championship rivals London to claim their seventh win on the spin and progress through to the sixth round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup yesterday. We have all the details from the Leigh Sports Village right here

Leigh caretaker coach Kieron Purtill says the team are very confident at the moment following their huge win over London.

London coach Danny Ward said he was disappointed with his side in their Challenge Cup defeat at Leigh. He also admitted that he is a fan of the Qualifiers concept.

Featherstone have released Frankie Mariano from the remainder of his contract by mutual consent.

England back-rower Ben Currie will go for scans today after he limped off during Warrington’s 54-6 Challenge Cup win over Bradford.

Widnes coach Denis Betts was pleased with his ruthless side and said they paid opponents Coventry the utmost respect in their Challenge Cup encounter.

What’s in the papers

Catalans Dragons do enough to get past spirited York City Knights, report The Guardian.

Kevin Sinfield thanks NRL clubs’ moans for helping London Marathon training, report The Sun.

No huge upset by York City Knights get all the plaudits against Catalans Dragons, report York Press.

James Ford hails York City Knights after top show against Super League side Catalans Dragons, report York Press.

Tim sheens assesses Hull KR’s win at Oldham and offers key injury updates, report Hull Daily Mail.

Class act Ridyard turns Featherstone tide in tense Challenge Cup tussle at Doncaster, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

What’s on social

A couple of interesting results yesterday!

League 1 club York City Knights getting over 3,000 fans through the gate! That’s what marketing can do…

More fantastic work from the Knights…

What a try.

What’s on TV/Radio

Super League Fulltime – 10:30pm & 12:30am, Sky Sports Arena, presented by Bill Arthur.

Super League Show – 11:30pm, BBC One (North), presented by Tanya Arnold.

The latest ‘Sport at Six’ podcast by BBC Radio Manchester’s Jack Dearden and Trevor Hunt 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.

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