RL Today: Chase set for mid-season switch, Widdop staying at Warrington & Gaskell eyeing up new club for 2022

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

George Williams says Canberra farewell following exit

Wakefield’s Bill Tupou ruled out for the season after series knee injury

Kevin Sinfield to Leicester Tigers confirmed

Daryl Powell counting the cost of victory as Castleford battle past Wakefield

Lloyd White named in Jamaica World Cup train-on squad

St Helens prop Matty Lees facing a race to be fit for 2021 Challenge Cup final

What’s in the papers

Gareth Widdop will not be leaving the club mid-season says Warrington CEO Karl Fitzpatrick, with Manchester Evening News.

Rangi Chase is set for a shock mid-season transfer, with Bradford and Rochdale both likely destinations, reports Examiner Live.

Lee Gaskell will have a new club in 2022, reports Examiner Live.

What’s on social

Rochdale winger Dale Bloomfield has announced his retirement from the sport.

The marathon man is back at it this weekend in aid of a young rugby league fan.

Can Tee Ritson set a club record for Barrow this weekend?

What’s on TV/Radio

The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.

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

North Queensland Cowboys v Cronulla Sharks – Watch NRL (9am)

Penrith Panthers v Sydney Roosters – Sky Sports (10:55am)


Former Australia and Queensland full-back Billy Slater celebrates his 38th birthday today.

Also celebrating: Former USA international Clint Newton (40), former Australia captain Cameron Smith (38), Toulouse hooker Éloi Pélissier (30), Leigh half-back Blake Wallace (29), Coventry player-coach David Scott (28), Featherstone back-rower Frankie Halton (25). 

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Rugby League Nostalgia is here! Get involved with Love Rugby League’s new group on Facebook to share all your rugby league nostalgia and celebrate the rich heritage of our sport.


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