Danny Houghton: The numbers behind the Hull FC hooker’s tackle record

Hull FC co-captain Danny Houghton set the record for the highest number of tackles made during a game since the statistics first started being recorded in 2003 during the Super League draw with Warrington Wolves on Sunday By Marc Bazeley Last Updated: 20/04/21 5:52pm Danny Houghton racked up 85 tackles in Hull FC’s draw with …

LISTEN: Iestyn Harris on the Golden Point Podcast

Former Super League Man of Steel and cross-code international Iestyn Harris joins host Marc Bazeley and Sky Sports rugby league pundit Terry O’Connor to discuss his career in both codes of rugby Last Updated: 20/04/21 2:19pm Iestyn Harris joins the panel on the latest edition of the podcast On the latest edition of the Golden …

Rugby League World Cup 2021: England set for Fiji Test in Rochdale ahead of tournament

Shaun Wane’s side will face the three-time World Cup semi-finalists at the Crown Oil Arena on Friday, October 13; Match also forms part of Rochdale Hornets’ 150th anniversary celebrations and continues long-standing links between the club and Fiji Last Updated: 20/04/21 12:17pm England faced Fiji in the group stage of the 2013 World Cup Fiji …

Jack Welsby has come to the rescue of Jon Wells as he continues to impress for St Helens

Jon Wells Rugby League Expert Jack Welsby is playing well beyond his tender years and has the potential to be a Super League great Last Updated: 20/04/21 8:59am Welsby has been in sensational form for Saints Jon Wells looks at how the young Jack Welsby has impressed for St Helens as he keeps on producing …

George Russell apologises to Valtteri Bottas after Emilia Romagna GP crash: ‘It wasn’t my proudest day’

George Russell: “Having had time to reflect on what happened afterwards, I know I should have handled the whole situation better… I apologise to Valtteri, to my team and to anyone who felt let down by my actions. That’s not who I am and I expect more from myself” By James Galloway Last Updated: 19/04/21 …

Martin Brundle: The promise of an F1 battle for the ages and Imola’s George Russell-Valtteri Bottas crash

Old school track, old school race. Changeable weather, great duel, big crashes, mistakes which were going to be firmly punished, brakes on fire, changing phases of the grand prix, and jeopardy throughout. Joy and frustration in equal measures. This Hamilton/Verstappen battle is going to be season long and, as we know from history, when two …

Max Verstappen: Emilia Romagna GP win not ‘dominant’ – but ‘great’ to fight Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes

Max Verstappen now one point behind Lewis Hamilton in F1 2021 standings after claiming assured Imola victory; Dutchman speaks to Sky F1 about race victory, Red Bull’s pace and possible title battle By Matt Morlidge Last Updated: 19/04/21 11:47am 1:52 Hear the thoughts of your winner, Max Verstappen, who clinched the win ahead of Lewis …

British and Irish Lions 2021 tour watch: Max Malins, Zach Mercer, Danny Care impress in Premiership

Ahead of the British and Irish Lions’ Test series vs the Springboks this summer, live on Sky Sports, we look at who is impressing as the window to catch Warren Gatland’s eye gets ever smaller. This week, we look at Bristol’s Max Malins, Bath’s Zach Mercer and Harlequins’ Danny Care By Michael Cantillon Last Updated: …

George Russell told he has ‘lots to learn’ after Valtteri Bottas Imola crash by Mercedes boss Toto Wolff

Toto Wolff refuses to single out either driver for total blame in the dramatic high-speed accident but says Mercedes junior George Russell should have been more conscious of the “global perspective” By James Galloway Last Updated: 19/04/21 10:52am Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says George Russell has “lots to learn” over the events of his race-ending …

Harry Smith: Wigan Warriors scrum-half signs new four-year contract

Wigan scrum-half Harry Smith has committed himself to the club by signing a new contract that will keep him with the Warriors until 2024; Smith made his debut for Wigan two years ago and has scored six tries in 22 appearances Last Updated: 18/04/21 9:21pm Harry Smith has committed his future to Wigan Warriors Wigan …