RL Today: Toulouse Olympique new recruit, cheeky Radford & Chase’s England team

Toulouse Olympique Ellis Robson

Toulouse Olympique sign Warrington forward

Toulouse Olympique are believed to have signed Warrington forward Ellis Robson. (Examiner Live)

Rugby League Live have reported that the French side have signed the 23-year-old on loan from the Wolves.

Sylvain Houles’ side continue to search for their first win in their inaugural Super League campaign.

Cheeky Radford

Castleford boss Lee Radford has fired shots at former club Hull ahead of their clash in round four. (Hull Daily Mail)

During his pre-match press conference, Radford told Hull Daily Mail: “I think they’re still using the same playbook as what I left them with so hopefully we’ll prick our ears up and listen to a few plays.”

Rangi Chase names England team

2011 Man of Steel winner and former England international Rangi Chase has named his England team for the upcoming Rugby League World Cup.

Chase, 35, won eight caps with England. He represented the side at the 2013 Rugby League World Cup.

Bolton Wanderers new signing on Wigan links

Bolton Wanderers new signing Kyle Dempsey has spoken about his previous links with Super League club Wigan. (Manchester Evening News)

Before going into football, Dempsey was a scholar at Wigan until the age of 16. He went on to join Carlisle United despite being offered extended terms by Wigan, revealed Manchester Evening News

Danny Richardson injury

Castleford half-back Danny Richardson is facing up to three months on the sidelines. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Head coach Radford told Yorkshire Evening Post: “I think Danny is going to be 11-12 weeks.

“He is in a neck brace at the moment, so it is pretty long term.”

Man of Steel points

There is a new name at the top of the Man of Steel points leaderboard.

St Helens back-rower Sione Mata’utia has taken the lead from Wigan’s Jai Field following round three.

Birthdays

Former Australia, Queensland and North Queensland Cowboys centre Brent Tate turns 40 today (March 3).

Also celebrating: Former forward Gary Smith (59), ex-England international and current Wigan head of youth Darrell Goulding (34), NRL centre James Roberts (29) and Wales international and Widnes hooker Matty Fozard (27).

Trivia

Liam Sutcliffe needs just one appearance to reach 200 for Leeds.

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About Josh McAllister 1529 Articles
Journalist. Joined the Love Rugby League team full time at the start of 2022 having been a freelance reporter for several years. Previously media manager for Swinton and Rochdale.

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