RL Today: Lees, Vete sidelined, McShane future latest & injury updates on Salford, Leeds

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Castleford appoint Lee Radford as new coach from 2022.

Junior Sa’u back for Leigh but duo face lengthy lay-off.

Toulouse could play home games in UK plus latest from Elite Championship.

“I’m backing myself 100%” – Zak Hardaker wants to be England full-back at World Cup.

Catalans suffer Matt Whitley injury blow.

What’s in the papers

Paul McShane’s agent discusses Man of Steel’s Castleford future, reports Yorkshire Live.

Leeds without at least 10 players for huge Super League clash at Huddersfield, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Injury boost for Salford as star centre returns, but Elijah Taylor remains on sidelines, reports Manchester Evening News.

Albert Vete sidelined but Hull KR set to welcome four players back against Warrington, reports Hull Live.

Saints prop Matty Lees sidelined after surgery on ankle, reports St Helens Star.

What’s on social

Love Rugby League is proud to sponsor Scotland’s newest club Forth Valley Vikings.

Some great efforts here…

Fuifui Moimoi made his Rochdale debut over the weekend!


What’s on TV/Radio

1895 Cup semi-final draw – Our League (5pm)

Women’s Challenge Cup quarter-final draw – Our League (5:05pm)

NRL Try Time – Sky Sports Arena (7pm)

The Coaching Manual with Ian Watson – Sky Sports Arena (8pm)

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.


Former Castleford centre Richard Goddard turns 47 today.

Also celebrating; Doncaster prop Russ Spiers (30), Leeds hooker Brad Dwyer (28) and Wales and Netherlands international James Geurtjens (36).


Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook will make his 300th appearance for St Helens if he plays against Leigh on Friday night.

Subscribe to The Final Hooter on Apple Podcasts and get involved with the free-to-play Fantasy Rugby League 2021.

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