RL Today: Walmsley wants more success, Wakefield injury update & sublime Young assist

Walmsley helped St Helens win the Super League Grand Final last season

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

French round-up: Catalans back on TV and wins are like buses for Palau.

England set to play Fiji in World Cup warm-up test.

Thomas Minns ecstatic to play first game in more than 1,000 days.

Catalans vs Toulouse – A glimpse into the future?

Cameron Smith already preparing for life after rugby by tackling university degree.

What’s in the papers

Shaun Wane hits back at Hull FC chairman Adam Pearson over mid-season England clash, reports the Mirror.

Wakefield injury latest with update on Mason Lino, Max Jowitt and David Fifita, reports Yorkshire Live.

Alex Walmsley hungry for even more success at St Helens, reports St Helens Star.

Australian World Cup winner Tim Sheens to coach the Combined Nations All Stars, reports Hull Live.

Shaun Wane’s disappointment Super League games take place on international weekend, reports Wigan Today.

What’s on social

What an offload from Dom Young. Wow.

Gavin Henson will wear the number six at West Wales Raiders this season.

Chris Hill’s testimonial match against Leigh has been put back a day to Friday night.

What’s on TV/Radio

NRL 360 – Fox League (7:30am)

Face-2-Face with Matty Johns – Fox League (8:30am)

NRL Try Time – Sky Sports Arena (7pm)

Games from the French Elite Championship are being streamed live every weekend.

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 England and Wakefield half-back Jamie Rooney turns 41 today.

Also celebrating; Workington half-back Carl Forber (36), Salford centre Krisnan Inu (34), ex-Widnes winger Patrick Ah Van (33), Wakefield prop Adam Tangata (30), Gold Coast Titans half-back Ash Taylor (26) and St Helens utility Jack Welsby (20).

Trivia

Shaun Wane will take charge of his first match as England boss when they take on the Combined Nations All Stars at Warrington on June 25.

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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