RL Today: Houghton’s incredible effort, Leeds injury update & Woolf’s praise for Welsby

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Editor’s column: The beginning of the end for the European Super League.

Jackson Hastings to join Wests Tigers at end of season.

Brits Down Under: Tom Burgess’ match winner, Ryan Sutton’s consistency & Harry Rushton impresses in NSW Cup.

Joe Philbin focusing on himself as he eyes first England cap.

Four Super League players given one-match bans by match review panel.

What’s in the papers

Leeds handed massive selection boost for Hull KR clash, reports Leeds Live.

Adrian Lam reacts to Jackson Hastings-Wests Tigers deal, reports Wigan Today.

Kristian Woolf tells Jack Welsby to carry on doing what you are doing, reports St Helens Star.

Jamie Jones-Buchanan excited by the next generation of Leeds players, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Hull’s Danny Houghton first words on record breaking performance, reports Hull Live.

What’s on social

What an incredible effort from Danny Houghton.

It is a close one this week…

Glenn Morrison has become the director of rugby at North American Rugby League side Cleveland.

What’s on TV/Radio

Super League Show – BBC Two (8:10am)

The Final Hooter podcast: Ben Flower’s 2021 hopes, Zak Hardaker’s World Cup aim & Tim Sheens on All Stars.

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.


Former Great Britain, St Helens and Bradford forward Bernard Dwyer turns 54 today.

Also celebrating; Australia and Tonga international Michael Jennings (33), Samoa international Sauaso Sue (29) and Halifax half-back Liam Harris (24).


St Helens forward Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook made his 400th career appearance last weekend (St Helens 297, Harlequins 97, Ireland 3, England 2).

Subscribe to The Final Hooter on Apple Podcasts and get involved with the free-to-play Fantasy Rugby League 2021.

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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