RL Today: Percival impresses Woolf, Newman receives boost & Blair on role change

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Gavin Henson enjoying physicality of rugby league after crossing codes.

Warrington announce 2021 squad numbers.

Super League confirms opening round games, Magic Weekend details and Grand Final date.

Leeds youngster Jack Broadbent signs new deal.

Gavin Henson could make rugby league debut in Challenge Cup against Widnes.

What’s in the papers

Warrington humbled to keep training in lockdown, reports Warrington Guardian.

Kristian Woolf impressed with Mark Percival’s approach after tough 2020, reports St Helens Star.

Cheyse Blair enjoying change of role at Grand Final hopefuls Castleford, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Jordan Abdull fitness update as Hull KR take pre-season break, reports Hull Live.

Huddersfield’s Michael Lawrence says it is a perfect 10, reports The Yorkshire Post.

What’s on social

The Challenge Cup first and second round draws were made last night…

Greg Inglis will wear number three for Warrington this season.

A huge boost for Harry Newman and Leeds!

What’s on TV/Radio

Games from the French Elite Championship are being streamed live every weekend.

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

Hull coach Brett Hodgson turns 43 today.

Also celebrating; Salford forward Greg Burke (28), Lebanon international Bilal Maarbani (23) and former Hull back Wade McKinnon (40).

Trivia

Kevin Sinfield holds the record for most Super League points, with 3,443 to his name for Leeds between 1997-2015.

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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