RL Today: new North American league, Toronto Wolfpack are back & Hull suffer injury blow

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Toronto Wolfpack and Ottawa Aces to join new North American league.

Opportunity knocks for Catalans Dragons and French Elite Championship.

French round-up: Carcassonne tighten grip on top spot, Jamal Fakir takes coach job and more positivity.

Alex Walmsley commits long-term future to St Helens.

Prop Brad Singleton supports rugby league’s ‘big evolution’ in North America, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Kyle Amor welcomes support for Mose Masoe as Super League rallies around Hull KR prop, reports the Mirror.

Hull FC’s Masi Matongo set for ‘substantial’ period on sidelines after surgery, reports Hull Live.

Harry Newman’s Leeds return delayed until May – but there’s better news for team-mate Callum McLelland, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

What’s on social

North American Rugby League has entered an exciting new era.

A cool idea of how to help you choose your NARL team!

Toronto Wolfpack are back.

What’s on TV/Radio

LIVE NRL: Manly Sea Eagles v Penrith Panthers (10:05am)

LIVE SL: Wigan v Wakefield – Sky Sports Main Event & Arena (6pm)

LIVE SL: Hull KR v St Helens – Sky Sports Main Event & Arena (8:15pm)

The Final Hooter podcast: Newcastle Thunder’s ambitions, Eamon O’Carroll on coaching & Jack Cogger chats Huddersfield.

The Final Hooter podcast: Adrian Lam reflects, Steve Price’s 2021 hopes & Warrington duo pay tribute to Chris Hill.

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 Lebanon, Australia and Canterbury Bulldogs winger Hazem El Masri turns 45 today.

Also celebrating; former Salford forward Andy Burgess (51) and ex-New Zealand and St Helens full-back Lance Hohaia (38).

Trivia

Akuila Uate has the most caps for Fiji with 18 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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