RL Today: Fans to return, France’s new coaching team & India expansion

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Editor’s column: Streaming through the window of opportunity.

Fans permitted to return from May.

Paper Talk: Luke Gale’s support for Sosaia Feki, Joe Burgess embraces new challenge & Steve Price on his decision.

Ranking the 2021 World Cup nations by number of rugby league participants.

Trent Robinson and Laurent Frayssinous to lead France in World Cup.

What’s in the papers

Rugby league makes a grand entry in Bangalore, reports Telegraph India.

Wakefield chief executive Michael Carter happy with “light at end of tunnel” on crowds, reports The Yorkshire Post.

NRL star George Williams vows to bring the noise after speaking to England boss, reports The Sun.

Joe Cator explains how Brett Hodgson is helping Hull become an “80-minute team”, reports Hull Live.

The “inspirational” player giving George Burgess hope he may play again, reports Wigan Today.

What’s on social

We are in for a feast of rugby league.

We enjoyed attending Keighley’s virtual media day last week as we expand our coverage of the Championship and League 1 this year.

There have been some incredible overseas stars in Super League over the years…

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

Former England, Wigan, Hull, Hull KR and Widnes full-back Shaun Briscoe turns 38 today.

Also celebrating; Leeds half-back Rob Lui (31), Sheffield prop Scott Wheeldon (35) and former St Helens, Hunslet, Leeds and Wakefield forward Andy Yates (31).

Trivia

Bradford hold the record for biggest home win in the Super League era, with the Bulls beating Salford 96-16 in 2000.

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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