RL Today: Leeds, Huddersfield injury blows & QLT’s heartwarming moment

Quentin Laulu-Togaga'e in action for Halifax in 2019

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Lee Briers: My time in Carcassonne was the making of me.

Plenty of connections for Jack Cogger upon Huddersfield arrival.

Eamon O’Carroll getting his teeth stuck into life as a head coach.

All of rugby league must be responsible to keep Super League going.

St Helens star Sione Mata’utia excited to lock horns with brother Peter.

What’s in the papers

Olly Ashall-Bott and Ash Handley injured as Huddersfield thwart Leeds’ comeback, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Kristian Woolf’s update on James Roby and Saints’ injured quintet, reports St Helens Star.

Adrian Lam’s reaction – and injury update – after Wigan’s friendly loss at Salford, reports Wigan Today.

Jake Connor opens up on his Josh Reynolds bond and Brett Hodgson’s hands-on approach, reports Hull Live.

Castleford edge tough Hull KR warm-up while on-song Featherstone keep Batley at bay, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

What’s on social

A terrific try saving tackle from Huddersfield youngster Aidan McGowan.

 

London Broncos have confirmed they will start the campaign playing at Rosslyn Park, the club’s training ground.

What a lovely moment for Quentin Laulu-Togaga’e and his son Phoenix on Saturday.

 

What’s on TV/Radio

NRL 360 – Fox League (7:30am)

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

France director of rugby and Sydney Roosters head coach Trent Robinson turns 44 today.

Also celebrating; former Leeds hooker Colin Maskill (57), former Bradford player Steve Parrish (56), former Paris Saint-Germain forward Grzegorz Kacala (55), former Leigh favourite Neil Turley (41), Papua New Guinea international Kurt Baptiste (30), Jamaica international Joel Farrell (27) and Fiji international Ben Nakubuwai (25).

Trivia

Wigan have the most Challenge Cup final wins in history, with 19 to their name.

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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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