RL Today: Takairangi joins Hull KR, Swinton sign New Zealander & Sinfield praised

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Hull KR have completed the signing of Cook Islands and New Zealand international Brad Takairangi on a two-year deal.

Six impressive Super League switches ahead of 2021.

Jack Wells has signed a three-year deal with hometown club Salford.

Melbourne Storm winger Josh Addo-Carr will join Canterbury Bulldogs on a four-year deal from the 2022 season.

Catalans prop Lambert Belmas has signed a new one-year contract.

What’s in the papers

‘A real big signing for us’ – Tony Smith delight as Hull KR land Brad Takairangi, reports Hull Live.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson praises Kevin Sinfield after Leeds legend’s marathon fundraising feat, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Matt Davis opens up on his time at Warrington, reports Warrington Guardian.

Liam Hood’s Leigh 2021 Super League squad confidence, reports Leigh Journal.

Hull KR land NRL star Brad Takairangi, reports The Yorkshire Post.

What’s on social

It will be good to watch Brad Takairangi in Super League next year!

What a try!

Swinton have signed New Zealander Geronimo Doyle!

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

Samoa and Toulouse forward Frank Winterstein turns 34 today.

Also celebrating; Ireland and Wakefield winger Liam Kay (29), Parramatta full-back or half-back Jordan Rankin (29) and Fiji and St George Illawarra Dragons centre Brayden Wiliame (28).

Trivia

Hull KR’s new signing Brad Takairangi has earned seven caps for the Cook Islands and four for New Zealand.

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