Star-studded line-up set to present Monday Night Rugby League

Monday Night Rugby League

Kevin Brown, Leon Pryce and Jodie Cunningham have all been confirmed as part of the Monday Night Rugby League punditry team on Premier Sports.

Premier Sports is the new home of Monday night rugby league. Championship games are set to be aired live throughout the 2022 season.

The action kicks off this coming Monday, January 31. Featherstone Rovers travel to York City Knights in the opening round of the season.

Emma Jones will present Championship games on Premier Sports. 

Mark Wilson has been confirmed as the lead commentator, with Ross Fiddes as reporter.

Newly appointed Keighley head of rugby Andrew Henderson will also feature on the coverage. 

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Meet the Monday Night Rugby League team

Emma Jones

Emma Jones has become one of the UK’s most popular personalities over the years working regularly for LUTV. She also works on the club’s official podcast. Her work for the Premier League club has helped her career go from strength to strength and now she can be seen on countless shows, including MOTDx.

Jodie Cunningham

Jodie Cunningham has become an iconic figure in the rugby league development of the women’s and girls’ game in recent years. A regular in the England team, in 2021 she was named the Woman of Steel after leading St Helens to a Challenge Cup and Super League double. She also works for RLWC2021 as their community engagement lead.

Kevin Brown

Kevin Brown is a former international with an 18 year illustrious playing career beginning at Wigan in 2003. He appeared for Huddersfield, Widnes, Warrington, Leigh and Salford, as well as earning him England honours. The St Helens-born half back included more than 400 appearances and amassing nearly 500 Super League points and represented his country at the 2017 World Cup.

Leon Pryce

For two decades Pryce was one of the sport’s most recognisable players, regarded as one of the finest of his generation. Pryce became the youngest player in Bradford’s history, at the age of 16 in 1998. Furthermore, he went on to win every domestic honour at his home-town club before more success at St Helens, Catalans and Hull FC, finishing as one of the most decorated players in the sport’s modern era.

Andrew Henderson

Former international hooker Andrew Henderson was most recently appointed as head of rugby at League 1 side Keighley. Born in Devon but raised in Australia, Henderson twice won promotion with Castleford. He then played in two Grand Finals for Sheffield Eagles. He was also fiercely proud to represent his family’s Scottish heritage with his two brothers in the 2008 and 2013 World Cups, amassing 22 appearances at international level.

Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson is an experienced and popular commentator for TalkSport and Sky Sports predominantly covering darts and rugby league. Most recently in rugby league, Mark could be heard on the BBC commentating on England’s Wheelchair Test series against France last autumn.

Ross Fiddes

Ross Fiddes has been involved in the television industry in a number of different roles. He became involved with Channel 4 Talent as a ‘behind the scenes’ reporter. He then progressed to presenting online for BBC Sport and BBC Get Inspired. Ross has recently been seen as a regular presenter on the Super League Show on BBC One & Two.

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About Josh McAllister 1346 Articles
Journalist. Joined the Love Rugby League team full time at the start of 2022 having been a freelance reporter for several years. Previously media manager for Swinton and Rochdale.

6 Comments

  1. Whilst Leon Price was a great player, I’m certain his
    Criminal record for violence is not a good example for young people in our sport.

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