RL Today: Leigh duo set for debuts, Hull KR injury update & early St Helens team news

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Brits Down Under: Ryan Sutton continues to shine, Tom Burgess leads from front & young duo impress in NSW Cup.

Warrington confirm Daryl Powell appointment from 2022 onwards.

England coach Shaun Wane names squad ahead of first training session.

French round-up: Carcassonne see off Toulouse, new TV deal & World Cup ambitions.

Eddy Pettybourne signs for North American league side Brooklyn Kings.

What’s in the papers

Shaun Wane open to club return after focusing on England’s autumn World Cup bid, reports the Mirror.

Hull KR injury round-up as Tony Smith confirms latest on Brad Takairangi absence, reports Hull Live.

Early team news: Saints v Leeds Challenge Cup clash, reports St Helens Star.

Ben Flower and Nathan Peats set for Leigh debuts, reports Leigh Journal.

Wigan team selection news as Adrian Lam promises full-strength side for York challenge, reports Manchester Evening News.

What’s on social

World Cup tickets are now on general sale.

There were some classy finishes in Super League over the Easter weekend.

The top six in Super League after two rounds of the new season…

 

What’s on TV/Radio

NRL Try Time – Sky Sports Arena (7pm)

The Coaching Manual (Tony Smith) – Sky Sports Arena (8pm)

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 Huddersfield coach Simon Woolford turns 46 today.

Also celebrating; Huddersfield centre Leroy Cudjoe (33), Newcastle Knights half-back Mitchell Pearce (32), York captain Chris Clarkson (31) and Warrington prop Sitaleki Akauola (29).

Trivia

Danny Brough has the most caps for Scotland with 25 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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