Newcastle, Rochdale and Barrow have applied to join the Championship in 2021.
Super League are seeking their 12th team for 2021 following Toronto Wolfpack’s failed bid to be re-admitted in to the top flight.
Championship clubs Leigh, London, Toulouse, York, Featherstone and Bradford have all applied to take Super League’s 12th spot.
As a result of this, the Championship will be left with 13 teams so one team from League 1 has the chance to move into the second tier.
League 1 hopefuls had until December 2 to submit their application to be considered a place in the Championship – and Newcastle, Rochdale and Barrow have confirmed their bids.
— Rochdale Hornets (@RochdaleHornets) December 2, 2020
Application complete 😍 pic.twitter.com/Z3Qjv3nR9G
— Barrow Raiders (@BarrowRaiders) December 2, 2020
— Newcastle Thunder (@ThunderRugby) December 2, 2020
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