RL Today: Wigan’s full-back options, Leeming’s World Cup ambitions & Foster on return

Wigan youngster Umyla Hanley

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

New Northern American rugby league shelved until 2022.

Next step Wembley for Women’s Challenge Cup final?

Brits Down Under: Dom Young scores, Bailey Hodgson impresses & Herbie Farnworth’s strong year continues.

Josh Griffin vows to come back stronger after season-ending injury.

Anthony Gelling leaves Leigh to return home to New Zealand.

What’s in the papers

Frustration ends as Castleford’s Alex Foster eyes Wembley, reports The Yorkshire Post.

What are Wigan’s full-back options now? reports Wigan Today.

Kruise Leeming eyeing up England World Cup spot after impressive Leeds form, reports Leeds Live.

Inside rugby league’s stagnant recruitment market as clubs struggle to identify new signings, reports Hull Live.

Barrow announce exciting new signing Charlie Emslie, reports North West Evening Mail.

What’s on social

St Helens are going to Wembley!

A kind-hearted gesture from Junior Sa’u.

This is a lovely tweet.

What’s on TV/Radio

The Final Hooter podcast: Chris Thorman on new deal, happiness at Workington & planning for the future.

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

Australia, Queensland, Brisbane and Wigan legend Steve Renouf turns 51 today.

Also celebrating; former St Helens winger Dwayne West (41), Samoa international Luciano Leilua (25) and London Broncos prop Titus Gwaze (22).

Trivia

Joe Arundel made his 100th appearance for Wakefield in Sunday’s win over Leigh.


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