RL Today: Field a standout, Swift leads the way & Rugby League Nostalgia

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Opinion: Dec Patton the next success at Salford.

Catalans remain “in constant dialogue” with Israel Folau.

Michael Lawrence to be part of RFL’s inclusion board.

Kyle Amor aiming to finish career with St Helens.

Halifax announce 2021 squad numbers.

What’s in the papers

How France is offering regular rugby league for action-starved players, reports the Mirror.

King Vuniyayawa granted visa to play for Leeds – set to arrive in UK within two weeks, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

St George Illawarra Dragons target Israel Folau for NRL return, reports The Guardian.

Jai Field has been a “standout” in training for Wigan, reports Wigan Today.

Adam Swift catching Brett Hodgson’s eye as he “leads the way” in Hull training, reports Hull Live.

What’s on social

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Fijian powerhouse King Vuniyayawa has had his visa approved ahead of his move to Leeds.

The highlight reels of Tom Johnstone and Tommy Makinson are very impressive indeed.

What’s on TV/Radio

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, Queensland and Brisbane forward Brad Thorn turns 46 today.

Also celebrating; New Zealand legend Robbie Hunter-Paul (45), Samoa international Martin Taupau (31), St George Illawarra Dragons half-back Corey Norman (30) and Sydney Roosters half-back Luke Keary (29).

Trivia

Halifax hold the record for longest winless streak and longest losing streak in Super League, with 27 games between March 2003 and September 2003.

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