RL Today: Moors leaves Castleford, Watson departs Salford & Bradford’s bid for Super League

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Challenge Cup finalists Salford are looking for a new coach after announcing the sudden departure of Ian Watson.

Paper Talk: Tommy Leuluai future, James Harrison’s loan & Hull KR linked with NRL prop.

A thoroughbred racehorse has been named after Rob Burrow to raise money for the Leeds legend’s motor neurone disease Fight Back Fund.

Huddersfield have signed hooker James Cunningham from Toronto Wolfpack on a two-year deal.

Toulouse coach Sylvain Houles insists his club will be ready to step up to Super League in 2021 if they are chosen as the 12th team.

What’s in the papers

Castleford’s “phenomenal” forward Junior Moors leaves club, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Why Jai Field will bring ‘X factor’ to Wigan, reports Wigan Today.

Matty Lees signs two-year contract extension at St Helens, reports St Helens Reporter.

Bradford’s priority is Odsal return as they bid for Super League, reports The Telegraph & Argus.

Tony Smith reveals no lasting damage for Hull Kr from intense period, reports Hull Live.

What’s on social

Wigan have confirmed the signing of Australian back Jai Field.

Big praise from Kristian Woolf on Matty Lees.

Castleford have confirmed the departure of Junior Moors.

What’s on TV/Radio

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.

Birthdays

Former Wales and Salford forward Paul Highton turns 44 today.

Also celebrating; Canterbury Bulldogs prop Aiden Tolman (32) and Batley forward Jack Downs (25).

Trivia

Ian Watson guided Salford to the Super League Grand Final and Challenge Cup final in consecutive seasons (2019 & 2020).

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


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