RL Today: Paasi on Saints, Hull KR receive boost & Watson praises Ashall-Bott

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Paper Talk: Jason Clark experience, academic Tom Briscoe & Wigan youngster linked with loan.

Tyrone McCarthy provides update on his future.

Editor’s column: Anxiety reigns in rugby league.

Featherstone announce 2021 squad numbers.

Huddersfield sign full-back Olly Ashall-Bott.

What’s in the papers

Hull KR receive double boost as Super League season edges closer, reports Hull Live.

New prop Agnatius Paasi vows to play it tough for Saints, reports St Helens Star.

Studious Tom Briscoe aiming to become Leeds’ flying doctor on the wing, reports the Mirror.

Why Morgan Smithies is looking forward to playing alongside John Bateman, reports Wigan Today.

Huddersfield coach Ian Watson pleased to add “lightning quick” Olly Ashall-Bott, reports The Yorkshire Post.

What’s on social

Scenes…

Ricky Leutele has arrived at Huddersfield!

Regan Grace is a joy to watch.

What’s on TV/Radio

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 Leeds, Huddersfield, Bradford and Oldham back Marcus St Hilaire turns 44 today.

Also celebrating; ex-Warrington, Bradford and Wakefield forward David Solomona (43), former Huddersfield forward Jason Chan (37), ex-Wigan favourite Ryan Hoffman (37) and Featherstone hooker Connor Jones (25).

Trivia

Leeds hold the record for most tries scored in a Super League season, with 213 to their name in 2005.

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