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Sport RL Today: Gildart on return, Brough injury blow & Westerman for England?

12:00  07 june  2021
12:00  07 june  2021 Source:   loverugbyleague.com

Tottenham dealt hammer injury blow with ‘breath of fresh air’ set to miss Leicester clash

  Tottenham dealt hammer injury blow with ‘breath of fresh air’ set to miss Leicester clash Speaking to the press (via football.london), Tottenham Hotspur interim boss Ryan Mason has confirmed that Japhet Tanganga is set to miss their clash with Leicester City at the King Power Stadium today. The Lowdown: Tanganga taken off against Aston Villa The 22-year-old was stretchered off in the closing stages of their 2-1 defeat to Aston […]The 22-year-old was stretchered off in the closing stages of their 2-1 defeat to Aston Villa in midweek, with right-back and 2020 signing Matt Doherty taking his place.

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

a man holding a ball: Oliver-Gildart-Wigan-1 © Getty Images Oliver-Gildart-Wigan-1

What’s on site

Wakefield 30-20 Leigh: Centurions taste defeat in first game since John Duffy exit.

Wakefield boss Chris Chester tips Joe Westerman for an England recall.

Kurt Haggerty hopeful key trio will return for Leigh next week.

York and Featherstone to meet in 1895 Cup final.

Championship round-up: Victory for Halifax & Bradford in shortened round of action.

What’s in the papers

Harry Newman injury update as Leeds star eyes up potential return date, reports Leeds Live.

No doubt which shirt Castleford’s Jordan Turner will be wearing this time, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Oliver Gildart to join Wests Tigers at end of season

  Oliver Gildart to join Wests Tigers at end of season Wests Tigers have confirmed the signing of Wigan centre Oliver Gildart on a two-year deal from 2022. © Getty Images Oliver-Gildart-Wigan-1 The 24-year-old has scored 61 tries in 129 appearances for hometown club Wigan since making his first team debut for the Warriors in 2015. Tigers coach Michael Maguire said: “Oliver is coming from a very strong and successful club in Wigan and has already played in a number of big matches throughout his career.

Daryl Powell insists Castleford will be better prepared for Challenge Cup final at Wembley against St Helens than they were ahead of 2014 defeat, reports Daily Mail.

Bradford fear Danny Brough long-term absence after seventh win, reports The Telegraph & Argus.

Oliver Gildart discusses likely Wigan return to action, reports Wigan Today.

What’s on social

England have unveiled their new home kit.

A great try from Leigh winger Lewis Tierney.

Regan Grace has speed to burn!

What’s on TV/Radio

The Final Hooter podcast: Chris Thorman on new deal, happiness at Workington & planning for the future.

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

Former Australia, New South Wales and Warrington half-back Kurt Gidley turns 39 today.

Also celebrating; Gold Coast Titans legend Preston Campbell (44), former France international Jean-Philippe Baile (34), Oldham prop Luke Nelmes (28) and Cook Islands international Carne Doyle-Manga (27).

RL Today: Kelly’s hat-trick of assists, Huddersfield linked with duo & Westerman milestones

  RL Today: Kelly’s hat-trick of assists, Huddersfield linked with duo & Westerman milestones Former Hull half-back Albert Kelly has impressed on his return to the NRL with Brisbane Broncos, whilst Huddersfield have been linked with a Super League duo.Leigh caretaker boss Kurt Haggerty provides update on injuries and recruitment.

Trivia

Wakefield captain Jacob Miller made his 200th career appearance in their win over Leigh yesterday.

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Super League 2021: Round Ten squad news .
Here are the 21-man squads for Round Ten of Super League… © Getty Images Paul-McShane-Castleford-1 Wakefield v Castleford (Wednesday, 7:45pm, Sky Sports Arena) © Provided by LoveRugbyLeague Wakefield will welcome back Matty Ashurst on Wednesday Wakefield: Jowitt, Johnstone, Tupou, Lyne, Kay, Miller, Lino, Fifita, Wood, Arona, Ashurst, Tanginoa, Westerman, Pitts, Battye, Batchelor, Crowther, Arundel, Walker, Aydin, Kershaw.

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