RL Today: Eastmond returns, Marshall injury progress & O’Meley on love for Hull

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Leeds bring Kyle Eastmond back to rugby league.

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What’s in the papers

Adrian Lam thrilled with Liam Marshall’s injury progress with Wigan winger ahead of schedule, reports Manchester Evening News.

Code-hopper Kyle Eastmond is ready for rugby league’s “honesty” after coming back, reports The Sun.

Luther Burrell: I come back to rugby union as a better person and player, reports The Guardian.

Kyle Eastmond – former rugby union star reveals why he joined Leeds in first interview since returning to rugby league, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Mark O’Meley opens up about his love for Hull, his first derby and Hull Fair, reports Hull Live.

What’s on social

Catalans have announced their squad numbers for 2021.

It’s going to be good seeing Kyle Eastmond back in rugby league!

World Cup organisers remain committed to the tournament going ahead in 2021.

What’s on TV/Radio

Games from the French Elite Championship are being streamed live every weekend.

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

Warrington legend Paul Cullen turns 58 today.

Also celebrating; former Australia international Greg Alexander (56), former Castleford coach Terry Matterson (54), former Hull prop Ewan Dowes (40), New Zealand Warriors legend Manu Vatuvei (35), Scotland international Ben Kavanagh (33), Halifax forward Jacob Fairbank (31) and Swinton’s Cobi Green (22).

Trivia

The lowest Super League attendance (excluding games played behind closed doors) came in 1997, when 500 people saw Paris Saint-Germain take on Salford at the Stade Sebastien Charlety.

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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