RL Today: Dwyer ready for play-offs, Hull KR optimism & Burrow Seven racehorse

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Wigan playmaker Jackson Hastings says he is likely to make a decision on his future early next week.

Hull KR have confirmed the departure of 11 players following the end of the Super League season.

Leigh have signed Matty Russell from Toronto Wolfpack, following on from the signing of Nathaniel Peteru from Hull KR.

Wigan coach Adrian Lam says they would love to end their exile from the DW Stadium for their play-off clash in a fortnight’s time.

A new documentary about the Great Britain Lions tour to the southern hemisphere is coming to BBC iPlayer.

What’s in the papers

Brad Dwyer relishing Grand Final push after overcoming Covid and fixture backlog, reports the Mirror.

Danny McGuire outlines reasons for optimism as Hull KR put 2020 to bed, reports Hull Live.

Super League draw up Covid back-up plans for play-offs, reports St Helens Star.

Meet Burrow Seven – the racehorse named after Leeds legend Rob Burrow, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Hull FC coach Andy Last admits tough call on Ben McNamara for the play-offs, reports Hull Live.

What’s on social

Super League’s play-offs get underway this week!

This is class.

Leigh are building a strong team for 2021!

What’s on TV/Radio

Super League Show – BBC Two (1pm)

Podcast: The Final Hooter 2020 #12 – NRL Grand Final, Challenge Cup final & Return to Play.

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.


Fiji and St George Illawarra Dragons winger Mikaele Ravalawa turns 23 today.

Also celebrating; Sydney Roosters winger Matt Ikuvalu (27).


Wigan lifted the League Leaders’ Shield on Friday night for the first time since 2012.

Listen to The Final Hooter podcast, featuring exclusive interviews, every week. SUBSCRIBE to Love Rugby League on Apple Podcasts.

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