Rugby League Today: Retiring Mossop hailed, win retro gear & the latest transfers

Lee Mossop in action for Salford

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Jamaica star Omari Caro would like to see international matches at end of year.

St Helens pull off Will Hopoate coup.

Salford captain Lee Mossop forced into immediate retirement.

Salford land Brisbane half-back Brodie Croft.

George Burgess returns to NRL with St George Illawarra Dragons.

What’s in the papers

Chris Chester confirms four new Wakefield signings as club prepares for huge overhaul. (Yorkshire Live)

Salford lead chase for Widnes star Deon Cross. (Manchester Evening News)

World Cup postponement adds to uncertainty over rugby league’s future. (The Guardian)

Rob Lui determined to finish Leeds career on a high. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Lee Mossop hailed after hanging up his boots. (Wigan Today)

What’s on social

Last chance to win some retro rugby gear…

Sam Tomkins remains at the top of the Steve Prescott Man of Steel leaderboard.

New St Helens signing Will Hopoate says he had the option to stay in the NRL but wanted to play in Super League.

What’s on TV/Radio

Super League Show – BBC Two (1pm)

Birthdays

Great Britain, Widnes and Wigan legend Andy Gregory turns 60 today (August 10).

Also celebrating; Doncaster chief executive Carl Hall (52), St Helens legend Paul Newlove (50) and Warrington youngster Riley Dean (20).

Trivia

Scotland and Leigh full-back Ryan Brierley needs one try to reach 200 for his career.

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