RL Today: Super League’s 12th club, key dates & Warrington star Inglis praised

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Wigan have confirmed their squad numbers for 2021 – and the returning John Bateman will wear the number 13 jersey.

Salford have continued their recruitment drive with the signing of Warrington back-rower Harvey Livett.

Catalans have confirmed the signing of England forward Mike McMeeken from Castleford.

Warrington prop Joe Philbin says it will be a privilege to play alongside superstar Greg Inglis next season.

How Newcastle Thunder’s squad looks for 2021.

What’s in the papers

Six clubs wait nervously on Super League decision to replace Toronto Wolfpack, reports the Mirror.

Ryan Hall, Josh Reynolds, John Bateman – Best Super League signings so far XIII, reports Hull Live.

Super League start, Grand Final and Magic dates and when to expect fixtures, reports St Helens Star.

Fallen giants Bradford are a different club these days, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Bradford coach John Kear praises Leeds ahead of Super League call, reports T4e Telegraph & Argus.

What’s on social

Rob Burrow is an inspiration.

We can’t wait to see Greg Inglis in Super League!

John Bateman is Wigan’s new number 13.

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.


Former Great Britain, England, Bradford, Leeds and Hull KR forward Jamie Peacock turns 43 today.

Also celebrating; former Great Britain, England, Bradford and South Sydney Rabbitohs forward Sam Burgess (32).


Super League’s 12th club for 2021 will be announced around midday – Leigh, London, Bradford, Featherstone, York and Toulouse have all applied for a spot in the top flight.

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