RL Today: Hull, Wakefield injury updates, Barrow’s Super League ambitions & live NRL

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Hull star Josh Reynolds ruled out for four to six weeks.

NRL Preview: Luke Thompson to return, Herbie Farnworth out injured & Kalyn Ponga boosts Newcastle Knights.

Challenge Cup 2021: Third round squad news.

St Helens boosted by return of Lachlan Coote.

Challenge Cup quarter-finals to be played as two double-headers.

What’s in the papers

Tom Johnstone ‘will be fine’ to face Catalans, says Wakefield chief Chris Chester, reports Wakefield Express.

Josh Reynolds ruled out as Brett Hodgson gives injury updates on Ligi Sao and Marc Sneyd, reports Hull Live.

Barrow chairman Steve Neale has Super League ambitions, reports North West Evening Mail.

World Cup places are still up for grabs insists England coach Shaun Wane, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Rugby league’s Ross Peltier running in May 6 local elections, reports The Telegraph & Argus.

What’s on social

We hope everyone is liking our new graphics!

Sam Tomkins is leading the Steve Prescott Man of Steel leaderboard after the first two rounds.

Wigan have released a third kit for 2021.

What’s on TV/Radio

LIVE NRL: South Sydney Rabbitohs v Brisbane Broncos (10:50am) – Sky Sports Arena

The Final Hooter podcast: Ben Flower’s 2021 hopes, Zak Hardaker’s World Cup aim & Tim Sheens on All Stars.

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 Widnes centre Andy Currier turns 55 today.

Also celebrating; former Australia and Ireland prop Brett White (39), former Wigan and Hull forward Danny Tickle (38) and ex-New Zealand international Sam Rapira (34).

Trivia

Ian Watson has the most Wales caps with 30 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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