Rugby League Today: Toronto keen on retaining Sonny Bill Williams, Saints injury blow & Myler future sorted

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

The 21-man squads for this week’s round of Super League matches.

Wests Tigers have confirmed that Benji Marshall will leave the club at the end of the 2020 season.

Sonny Bill Williams is officially set to make his return for Sydney Roosters against Canberra this Saturday.

Matty Dawson-Jones has signed a new one-year deal with Bradford.

Swinton have announced the signing of Leigh centre Liam Forsyth on a two-year deal.

What’s in the papers

Toronto Wolfpack hold new owner talks with Super League and outline Sonny Bill Williams stance, reports the Mirror.

St Helens will be without skipper James Roby for Friday’s game against Huddersfield at Headingley, reports St Helens Star.

Richie Myler signs a new two-year deal with Leeds, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Jack Brown eyes regular spot in Andy Last’s Hull FC plans after taking Huddersfield chance, reports Hull Live.

Wigan forward Morgan Smithies banned for next six matches, reports Wigan Today.

What’s on social

Leeds prop Dom Crosby will retire at the end of the 2020 season.

Wigan forward Morgan Smithies has received a six-match ban.

Former Warrington star Peta Hiku has signed a new deal with New Zealand Warriors.

What’s on TV/Radio

NRL Tonight – Watch NRL (9am)

NRL 360 – Watch NRL (9:30am)

Matty Johns Podcast – Watch NRL (10:30am)

Rugby AM – FreeSports (6pm)

Podcast: The Final Hooter #9 – Two rounds of Super League, Hull, Salford and Andy Grundy.

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.

The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.

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

Birthdays

Former Australia, New South Wales, Cronulla, Wests Tigers and Leeds prop Keith Galloway turns 35 today.

Also celebrating; Castleford half-back Danny Richardson (24), Oldham half-back Lewis Charnock (26) and Cook Islands international Uiti Baker (28).

Trivia

St Helens hold the record for most League Leaders’ Shield wins, with seven titles to their name.

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