PODCAST: The Total Rugby League Show – Episode 4

This week’s Total Rugby League Show takes a look back at Sunday’s World Club Challenge, as well as previewing this weekend’s matches in Super League. Host Ben Hughes is joined by League Express Editor Martyn Sadler, Rugby League journalist Doug Thomson and Rugby League World Editor Matthew Shaw. Plus we have a preview for this season’s National Conference League with…

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Widnes’ game with Sheffield called off

Widnes’ Championship match with Sheffield Eagles will not be taking place this weekend as the Vikings’ financial struggles continue. TotalRL has learned that the game has officially been cancelled due to issues with player insurance. It’s understood to relate to the fact that administrators are not willing to take on the cost of player insurance. The Vikings, who were relegated…

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Luke Gale becomes new Rugby League World columnist

Rugby League World has completed the coup of signing England and Castleford halfback, Luke Gale as its new columnist. The 2017 Man of Steel winner and three-time Albert Goldthorpe Medal recipient has joined the Rugby League World team as part of the magazine’s growing repertoire of bespoke content, available every month. Luke will provide exclusive insight into his rehabilitation from…

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Wolves star praises his Knights’ experience

Warrington Wolves hooker, Danny Walker has led the rallying cry for the England Knights programme to continue, after admitting that the tour to Papua New Guinea changed his life. Walker was part of Paul Anderson’s squad that travelled to PNG for a two-game series against the Kumuls, designed to give life experiences as well as playing ones, to the next…

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Wests secure Robert Jennings

Wests Tigers have signed winger Robert Jennings following his release from South Sydney Rabbitohs. With a cloud still hanging over the club regarding a potential $639,000 deduction from their salary cap, due to the NRL’s salary cap investigation, negotiations between the two clubs had halted until the NRL gave the Tigers the green light on the move. Winger, Jennings (23)…

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Clarkson eager to make most of Castleford chance after turning to building trade in off-season

Chris Clarkson has revealed that he began working as a bricklayer throughout the toughest off-season of his career, as he searched in vain for a club to offer him a chance in 2019. He admits that now he is on board at Castleford, he’s determined to prove he belongs at the top level. The former Leeds and Hull KR forward…

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