RL Today: Toronto out of Super League, Elstone on Wolfpack & Dwyer praises Agar

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Toronto have failed in their bid to be re-admitted to the Super League in 2021.

Harrison Hansen has said he wants to play until he’s 40-years-old if he can.

Paper Talk: Kris Radlinski on new badge, Jamie Peacock pays tribute to James Graham & St Helens linked with forward.

Toulouse have stepped up their bid to win promotion to Super League with the signing of hooker Eloi Pelissier from London Broncos for the 2021 Championship season.

Super League leaders Wigan have won a tug-of-war with Australian club Parramatta to retain the services of free-scoring full-back Bevan French.

What’s in the papers

Robert Elstone explains why Toronto Wolfpack were refused re-entry into Super League, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Toronto Wolfpack: The full story on the day they were barred from Super League, reports The Sun.

How does Super League fill the Toronto Wolfpack void? reports Runcorn and Widnes World.

Richard Agar helped refocus Leeds’ mindset, admits Brad Dwyer, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Hull KR usher in new era with two key arrivals ready to make their mark, reports Hull Live.

What’s on social

A brilliant second half display from Salford.

Highlights of Carcassonne’s match against Albi in the French Elite 1 Championship.

This video will get you hyped up for Origin tomorrow!

What’s on TV/Radio

Super League Show – BBC Two (1pm)

Podcast: The Final Hooter 2020 #12 – NRL Grand Final, Challenge Cup final & Return to Play.

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 England, Ireland, Halifax, Sheffield and Huddersfield hooker Johnny Lawless turns 46 today.

Also celebrating; former New Zealand and Samoa forward Frank Pritchard (37), Warrington prop Chris Hill (33) and ex-Huddersfield forward Larne Patrick (32).

Trivia

Toronto Wolfpack played just six games in Super League, losing all six against Castleford, Salford, Wigan, Warrington, St Helens and Leeds.

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