This week St Helens prop forward Kyle Amor joins Dave Woods in discussing Marwan Koukash’s plans for a new rugby league club in Liverpool. There’s a very honest interview with Scott Moore, back playing rugby league this week following his time behind bars. And ahead of this Sunday’s World Club Challenge between Wigan Warriors and Sydney Roosters former Great Britain international Adrian Morley, a legend amongst Roosters fans for his time spent in Sydney, reveals the story behind his ‘little black book’.
Back with a bang and a ban!
New season and new look for Rugby League. Jon Wilkin, Dave Woods and Matt Newsum reflect on a pulsating opening week for Super League.
Plus what next for Ben Barba? The former St Helens star is in trouble down under and former team mate Wilkin has his say.
And as the legend Ray French hangs up the mic, we sit down for a chat with the commentary icon.
New Season, New Structure, New Beginnings
At the launch of the new Super League season Dave Woods, Matt Newsum and journalist Gareth Walker discuss the favourites for this year’s title, how prepared each team is for the season and which players could provide the stand-out performances in 2019.
Plus hear from a range of guests including the IBF Featherweight Champion and Leeds Rhinos fan Josh Warrington who compares the brutality of the two sports; Wigan Warriors’ captain Sean O’Loughlin reveals the personnel changes at the current Super League champions; Wakefield Chairman Michael Carter reflects on the new buzz that surrounds the league whilst acknowledging the bridges that need to be built with the RFL; London Broncos owner David Hughes says his newly promoted club won’t be the competition’s whipping boys; and Hull FC Head Coach Lee Radford discusses the impact the new rule changes will have this season.
Joel Tomkins Suspended and Super League super coaches
Dave Woods, Matt Newsum, Robbie Hunter-Paul and Brian Noble discuss a video in which Wigan players Joel and Sam Tomkins are seen abusing bar staff which led to Joel being suspended for four weeks and fined £10,000 and Sam being fined £5,000; plus two of this season's most successful coaches St Helens’ Justin Holbrook and Warrington’s Steve Price talk to 5 live’s Will Perry about a wide range of rugby league issues including their approach to the season, the future of Ben Barba and the challenges facing the new CEO of Super League Robert Elstone.
From Newcastle to New York: sprinkling Rugby League’s Magic
The RFL’s Ralph Rimmer suggests New York as a possible venue for Magic Weekend next year and discusses his meetings with Barry and Eddie Hearn and his royal appointment in Windsor on Saturday. Plus Dave Woods is joined by Bradford Bulls Head Coach John Kear, Toronto Wolfpack Head Coach Paul Rowley and BBC commentator Matt Newsum to discuss the latest edition of rugby league’s Magic Weekend in Newcastle and pick their team for England’s test match in Denver next month.