RL Today: Leeming’s England ambitions, NRL All Stars passion & World Cup latest

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Catalans winger Fouad Yaha signs new deal.

London Broncos announce 2021 squad numbers.

Hard work, points percentages and flight plans: How rugby league is tackling cross Channel competition in COVID.

Championship games to be available on pay per view as first round details confirmed.

BBC to stream two Challenge Cup first round ties.

What’s in the papers

Leeds hooker Kruise Leeming reveals his England World Cup ambitions, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Steve Price on why he’s leaving, why he has told us now and how the players reacted, reports Warrington Guardian.

Gavin Henson convinced West Wales Raiders bosses he wanted to play rugby league at 39, reports The Sun.

Joe Burgess embraces latest challenge as Salford star opens up on Wigan exit, reports Manchester Evening News.

World Cup chief Jon Dutton provides update on plans for the competition amid Covid-19 uncertainty, reports Yorkshire Live.

What’s on social

So much passion and pride on show at the NRL All Stars match on Saturday!

A lovely throwback to Knowsley Road.

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 Warrington and Wakefield winger Chris Riley turns 33 today.

Also celebrating; York’s Perry Whiteley (28), Workington’s Caine Barnes (22) and former Wakefield, Huddersfield and Castleford forward Steve Snitch (38).

Trivia

Tony Smith has coached the most Super League matches, with 461 games coached in total for Huddersfield, Leeds, Warrington and Hull KR.

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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