RL Today: Field arrives at Wigan, Featherstone ready & Hankinson on London loan

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

York pull off Ben Jones-Bishop coup.

Familiar players you can watch in French Elite Championship.

Current free agents who played in Super League last season.

Josh Hodgson would be good choice for England captaincy, says John Bateman.

Former Samoa hooker Masada Iosefa passes away, aged 32.

What’s in the papers

Chris Hankinson hopes loan experience will boost his Wigan prospects, reports Wigan Today.

Halifax loan hooker Amir Bourouh from Wigan, reports Halifax Courier.

Confident Featherstone ready for anything that 2021 throws at them, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Jake Connor returns to Hull training after injury concern, reports Hull Live.

Challenge Cup just the tonic for Keighley, says chairman Mick O’Neill, reports The Yorkshire Post.

What’s on social

What a signing for York!

Leeds have extended the shutdown of their training ground for another five days following four more positive Covid-19 tests.

Jai Field has arrived at Wigan!

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

Legendary commentator Mike ‘Stevo’ Stephenson turns 74 today.

Also celebrating; Oldham coach Matt Diskin (39), Brisbane forward Ben Te’o (34), Salford prop Sebastine Ikahihifo (30), former Hull and Wigan prop Epalahame Lauaki (37), England women’s coach Craig Richards (51) and ex-Hull full-back Deon Bird (45).

Trivia

Bradford hold the record for most goals scored in a Super League season, with 204 to their name in 2001.

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