RL Today: Warrington land Mulhern, Johnson joins Hull KR & Salford’s new assistant

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

A petition has been launched for Kevin Sinfield to receive a knighthood after his incredible fundraising efforts for his good friend Rob Burrow and the MND Association.

Newcastle Thunder have won the race to play in the Championship in the 2021 season.

Top six loose forwards in the 2020 Super League season.

Huddersfield have signed back-row forward Joe Greenwood from Wigan on a two-year deal.

Super League’s 12th club for 2021 will be revealed on Monday, December 14.

What’s in the papers

Kevin Sinfield is ‘ideally suited’ to his role at Leeds, says Gary Hetherington, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

‘It’s one we see strengthening Hull KR’ – Tony Smith on Luis Johnson-Robbie Mulhern swap deal, reports Hull Live.

Robbie Mulhern on why he is joining Warrington, reports Warrington Guardian.

Doncaster chief Carl Hall backing his side to win promotion on the pitch after Newcastle decision, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Joe Burgess has no hard feelings over Wigan exit, reports Wigan Today.

What’s on social

Former Castleford assistant Danny Orr has will be Richard Marshall’s assistant at Salford.

Warrington have confirmed the signing of Robbie Mulhern.

And Luis Johnson has moved the other way to Hull KR.

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 Australia and New South Wales prop Glenn Lazarus turns 55 today.

Also celebrating; former Huddersfield outside back Michael De Vere (44), ex-Widnes winger Paddy Flynn (33) and former Wigan prop Dom Crosby (30).

Trivia

Tony Smith has been coach in the most Super League matches ever, with 461 to his name for Huddersfield, Leeds, Warrington and Hull KR.

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