Rugby League Today: Sonny Bill set for Roosters return, Wakefield signings & more on Toronto Wolfpack

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Wakefield have signed France international Tony Gigot and handed a new deal to winger Lee Kershaw.

Toronto have had their Super League season record expunged following their withdrawal from the remainder of the campaign.

Mark Kheirallah has signed a two-year contract extension with Toulouse, one of which is optional.

Cardiff Council are looking at ways to honour and promote their rugby league legends.

Hull FC interim coach Andy Last says there are times he has to pinch himself because he is coaching his boyhood club.

What’s in the papers

Trent Robinson confirms Sydney Roosters set to sign Sonny Bill Williams in NRL, reports NZ Herald.

Super League on course for return after players agree scale of pay cuts, reports The Guardian.

Wakefield coach Chris Chester says new signing Liam Kay will provide some ‘much-needed’ competition on the wing for Trinity, reports Wakefield Express.

Castleford coach Daryl Powell finding his feet again after long hiatus, reports The Yorkshire Post.

The inside view at Hull FC’s training ground, fresh starts and Toronto Wolfpack – Scott Taylor column, reports Hull Live.

What’s on social

An excellent Great Britain kit!

This is very impressive.

Chip and chase tries are class.

What’s on TV/Radio

NRL Tonight – Watch NRL (7:30am)

LIVE NRL: North Queensland Cowboys v Manly Sea Eagles (9am) – Sky Sports Arena

LIVE NRL: Brisbane Broncos v Melbourne Storm (10:55am) – Sky Sports Arena

1997 World Club: London v Canberra (8pm) – Sky Sports Arena

Former Super League and NRL forward Keith Mason is this week’s guest on The Last Tackle. He talks about his switch to the NRL at 20 as well as his new rugby comic – Rugby Blood.

Sky Sports’ Golden Point podcast is available to download now.

Podcast: The Final Hooter #4 – featuring rugby league royalty Ellery Hanley.

The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.

The latest 5 Live Rugby League Podcast is out now, hosted by Dave Woods.

Birthdays

Former St Helens, Wakefield and Widnes prop Julian O’Neill turns 47 today.

Also celebrating; Australia international Valentine Holmes (25), London Broncos prop Eddie Battye (29) and Italy international Chris Centrone (29).

Trivia

Toronto Wolfpack had lost all six of their games prior to lockdown – against Castleford, Wigan, Leeds, St Helens, Salford and Warrington.

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