RL Today: Gaskell to join Wakefield, St Helens injury update & Lineham on his future

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Catalans release Israel Folau with immediate effect.

Rangi Chase suffers broken arm on Rochdale debut.

Bevan French out for season but will remain at Wigan in 2022.

Tommy Makinson extends St Helens stay.

Jackson Hastings hoping for England chance after starring for Combined Nations All Stars.

What’s in the papers

Tom Lineham all but confirms Warrington departure, reports Warrington Guardian.

George Lawler hailed as forward edges closer to Hull KR exit, reports Hull Live.

Kristian Woolf’s update on Saints return for Mark Percival and Matty Lees, reports St Helens Star.

Wakefield sign Lee Gaskell from Huddersfield, reports Wakefield Express.

Kruise Leeming says Leeds haven’t given up on winning Super League title, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

What’s on social

Warrington will be without Gareth Widdop for a couple of weeks.

And Wigan are set to be without Zak Hardaker for a couple of weeks.

Tommy Makinson has penned a new long-term deal with St Helens.

What’s on TV/Radio

Super League Show – BBC Two (8:20am)

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 Leigh, Swinton, Oldham, Hull and Lancashire Lynx star Tim Street turns 53 today.

Also celebrating; ex-Hull half-back Danny Nicklas (30), New Zealand international Joseph Manu (25), Bradford hooker Thomas Doyle (22) and Warrington hooker Danny Walker (22).

Trivia

Sam Tomkins only needs four points to reach 1,000 Super League points.


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