RL Today: Sinfield’s heroic effort, Salford’s new coach & Super League’s 12th club

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Alternative Super League Dream Team: Who could have made it?

Salford have named Richard Marshall as their new head coach as they look to bring some of St Helens’ winning formula to the AJ Bell Stadium.

Catalans have confirmed that outside back David Mead will return to Australia after not being offered a new deal.

Alphabet dream team: Best Super League XIII with names beginning with E.

Kevin Sinfield completed the first of seven marathons in seven days on Tuesday and admitted his astonishment that his fundraising target in support of former Leeds team-mate Rob Burrow has already been exceeded.

What’s in the papers

St Helens winger Tommy Makinson awarded testimonial, reports St Helens Star.

Salford appoint former Warrington and St Helens assistant as new head coach, reports Manchester Evening News.

Supporters vote on who should be Super League’s 12th club with one clear winner, reports Hull Live.

Warrington coach Steve Price on pre-season plans, operations and recruitment, reports Warrington Guardian.

St Helens and Wigan’s epic Grand Final sets the benchmark for Leeds, says Luke Gale, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

What’s on social

An emotional watch this one…

There’s a new sheriff in town at Salford!

 

A well deserved testimonial for Tommy Makinson.

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

Former Warrington and Widnes favourite Toa Kohe-Love turns 44 today.

Also celebrating; former Great Britain international Darren Fleary (48), Wakefield centre Reece Lyne (28) and Australia international Payne Haas (21).

Trivia

Leigh have made 11 new signings ahead of 2021 – Ben Flower, Adam Sidlow, Craig Mullen, Matty Gee, James Bell, Jamie Ellis, Nathaniel Peteru, Blake Wallace, Ryan Brierley, Matty Russell and Joe Mellor.

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

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