RL Today: Fijian joins Hull on trial, Walters aiming high & Abdull suffers injury

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

New season to begin without scrums as 20/40 rule introduced.

Alphabet dream team: Best Super League XIII with names beginning with K.

George Burgess leaves Wigan.

Rugby league bosses to have say in Government review of betting sponsorship.

St George Illawarra Dragons end pursuit to sign Israel Folau.

What’s in the papers

Hull KR half-back Jordan Abdull suffers fresh pre-season setback, reports Hull Live.

Greg Inglis shuts door on Sate of Origin return, reports Warrington Guardian.

Leeds’ Sam Walters is fit again after Covid setback and determined to become one of Super League’s top forwards, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Brett Hodgson outlines how collective effort can help Hull prosper in Super League, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Hull take Fijian winger Mitieli Vulikijapani on trial for pre-season, reports Hull Live.

What’s on social

Paul Green has been appointed as the new Queensland coach.

How good will the first Hull derby be when crowds are back?!

Pretty cool if we do say so ourselves…

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 Great Britain and England international Bobbie Goulding turns 49 today.

Also celebrating; former St Helens prop Josh Perry (40), St Helens centre Kevin Naiqama (32), Sydney Roosters hooker Jake Friend (31), Canberra Raiders half-back Jack Wighton (28), Wakefield half-back Mason Lino (27), Brisbane Broncos forward Tevita Pangai Junior (25) and St Helens prop Matty Lees (23).

Trivia

Denny Solomona holds the record for most tries in a Super League season, with 40 for Castleford in 2016.

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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