RL Today: Salford injury blow, new Canadian league & Jones-Bishop on York move

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Editor’s column: Home grown quotas and France hold international key.

Canada to launch professional rugby league competition in 2022.

Zane Tetevano on: Leeds’ golden era, the Rhinos DNA & Super League style.

Phil Bentham resigns from RFL role.

Ben Jones-Bishop excited to play alongside brother Aaron for Jamaica at World Cup.

What’s in the papers

Salford dealt injury blow as new signing Joe Burgess suffers pre-season setback, reports Manchester Evening News.

Kruise Leeming driving forward on the Super League pitch and the golf course, reports the Mirror.

Konrad Hurrell shedding the pounds as he goes in search of new Leeds contract, reports Leeds Live.

I could have stayed at Wakefield but York is a new challenge says Ben Jones-Bishop, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Hull’s Brett Hodgson excited by Marc Sneyd and Josh Reynolds’ early connection, reports Hull Live.

What’s on social

One from the archives…

An individual piece of brilliance!

Catalans returned to pre-season training as a squad yesterday.

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

St Helens chief executive Mike Rush turns 45 today.

Also celebrating; North Queensland Cowboys prop Josh McGuire (31) and Featherstone half-back Tom Holmes (25).

Trivia

Bradford hold the record for most tries scored in a Super League game by one team, having scored 17 tries in a 96-16 win over Salford in 2000.

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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