RL Today: Leigh to sign NRL ace, Vuniyayawa in training & Keighley’s tribute to Captain Tom Moore

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Representing Scotland, his family & fanboy moments – Ryan Brierley hoping to fulfil World Cup dream.

“He is looking an absolute picture” – Harry Newman progress delights Richard Agar.

Six wingers to watch in Super League this season.

Albert Vete hopes to impress for Hull KR as he targets Tonga World Cup spot.

Six wingers to watch in NRL in 2021.

What’s in the papers

Leigh sign fearless utility back Brendan Elliot in exciting addition to Super League, reports Manchester Evening News.

Morgan Escare eager to make most of Salford chance after 18 months out of action, reports the Mirror.

Oliver Gildart expects intense battle for England centre spots, reports Wigan Today.

Leeds’ Rob Lui puts contract uncertainty aside to focus on new Super League campaign, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Saints v Leigh testimonial match confirmed for Tommy Makinson, reports St Helens Star.

What’s on social

King Vuniyayawa has completed his quarantine and is now training with his new Leeds team-mates.

Early predictions!

Keighley Cougars have made a lovely tribute to Keighley-born Captain Tom Moore.

 

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 Huddersfield forward Tom Symonds turns 32 today.

Also celebrating; Rochdale prop Sam Hopkins (31), Fiji international Marcelo Montoya (25) and Melbourne Storm hooker Harry Grant (23).

Trivia

Iestyn Harris holds the record for most points in a Super League game, scoring 42 for Leeds against Huddersfield in 1999.

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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