RL Today: Takairangi, Inglis fitness updates, Leigh linked with former half-back & France to host 2025 World Cup?

Brad Takairangi is set to make his Hull KR debut

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Rugby league star turned fireman: Adam Higson enjoying life after league.

France wants to host 2025 World Cup.

George Flanagan handed 10-match ban.

Ashes series could take place in 2023 in 10-year plan for international calendar.

Super League 2021: Round Two squad news.

What’s in the papers

Leigh close in on former half-back Ben Reynolds to bolster their squad, reports Manchester Evening News.

Jordan Turner happy to play in any position for Castleford, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Big blow for Leigh as on loan forward Matty Foster’s jaw break confirmed by coaches, reports St Helens Star.

An update on Greg Inglis’ progress, plus the Warrington forward set to return from injury to face Leigh, reports Warrington Guardian.

Tony Smith provides Brad Takairangi update as he rules out major changes to Hull KR side, reports Hull Live.

What’s on social

This is a lovely touch from Hull KR and Korbin Sims.

There are a number of belters in this.

We wish Jai Field a speedy recovery!

What’s on TV/Radio

NRL Try Time – Sky Sports Arena (7pm)

The Coaching Manual (Kristian Woolf) – Sky Sports Arena (8pm)

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 Queensland star Rhys Wesser turns 42 today.

Also celebrating; Italy international Kieran Quabba (26) and ex-Catalans forward Ian Hindmarsh (44).

Trivia

Ben Roberts and Leeson Ah Mau hold the record for most Samoa caps, with 15 each.

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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