RL Today: Castleford, Hull injury updates, flying Johnstone & Super League reaction

Tom Johnstone underwent surgery on Tuesday

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Castleford 21-12 Warrington: Jordan Turner double helps Tigers beat Wolves.

Castleford coach Daryl Powell delighted with winning start.

Hull 22-10 Huddersfield: Brett Hodgson starts Hull tenure in winning fashion.

Ricky Leutele suffers suspected broken hand in Huddersfield defeat.

Full fixture list for Women’s Super League announced.

What’s in the papers

Daryl Powell’s Castleford verdict as he provides injury update, reports Yorkshire Live.

Leeds Richard Agar tells his players ‘let’s be more ruthless’ after opening Super League win over Wakefield, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Hull injury update as Brett Hodgson sees pack options reduced, reports Hull Live.

Fiji’s Silktails sang from balconies for hotel – and for Australian rugby league, reports The Guardian.

Wakefield need to show a bit more grit admits Chris Chester, reports The Yorkshire Post.

What’s on social

A nice stat from the Cowboys!

Two stunning tries from Tom Johnstone on Saturday.

This is a great interview from Ryan Hall.

What’s on TV/Radio

Challenge Cup third round draw – BBC Sport website/app (9:35am)

The Final Hooter podcast: Newcastle Thunder’s ambitions, Eamon O’Carroll on coaching & Jack Cogger chats Huddersfield.

The Final Hooter podcast: Adrian Lam reflects, Steve Price’s 2021 hopes & Warrington duo pay tribute to Chris Hill.

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.


Leeds legend Kylie Leuluai turns 43 today.

Also celebrating; former Wigan full-back Chris Ashton (34), Doncaster half-back Matty Beharrell (27), Hull KR back Greg Minikin (26) and Bradford full-back Brandon Pickersgill (24).


Ruben Wiki has the most New Zealand caps with 55 to his name.

Subscribe to The Final Hooter on Apple Podcasts and get involved with the free-to-play Fantasy Rugby League 2021.

Rugby League Nostalgia is here! Get involved with Love Rugby League’s new group on Facebook to share all your rugby league nostalgia and celebrate the rich heritage of our sport.

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