RL Today: Happy New Year, clubs start pre-season & transfer watch

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Tony Gigot has left Wakefield by mutual consent.

Salford have signed prop Darcy Lussick on a one-year contract.

London have signed their former half-back Jarrod Sammut and Lebanon international Abbas Miski ahead of the 2021 Championship season.

It’s an issue that’s never too far away when it comes to discussion of the make-up of Super League – and like many other Cumbrians, Shaun Lunt wants to see them represented in the elite competition.

Transfer Watch: Super League’s ins and outs.

What’s in the papers

Rugby hero Rob Burrow’s new hope in motor neurone battle after coronavirus vaccine, reports the Mirror.

Tony Smith reveals Hull KR pre-season delight as he provides positive update on Jordan Abdull fitness, reports Hull Live.

Take Super League back to Nou Camp, urges Willie Isa, reports Wigan Today.

Miracle man Mose Masoe making great strides after horror injury left him paralysed, reports The Sun.

Leigh still working on Super League recruitment, reports Leigh Journal.

What’s on social

Happy New Year!

Hull start their pre-season today!

What’s on TV/Radio

Podcast: The Final Hooter 2020 #15 – Grand Final review, RL fatigue & nostalgia.

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

Great Britain international and Warrington co-captain Jack Hughes turns 29 today.

Also celebrating; Great Britain international and Wigan half-back Jackson Hastings (25), Salford’s new signing Harvey Livett (24) and Wigan full-back Bevan French (25).

Trivia

England will host the Rugby League World Cup for the sixth time when the tournament takes place this autumn.

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