RL Today: Watts’ England ambitions, Bateman excited for World Cup & Inglis on 2021 hopes

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Super League to be determined by points percentage in 2021.

Man of Steel Paul McShane sets goal of playing for England in World Cup.

Championship needs to put on a show to whet the appetite ahead of fans return.

More calls to establish universal laws for rugby league worldwide.

Sam Hallas motivated to make Super League dream a reality with boyhood club Bradford.

What’s in the papers

Michael Shenton warns Castleford are liked caged Tigers are “unacceptable” season, reports the Mirror.

James Webster believes furlough scheme saved rugby league’s Championship, reports The Sun.

Major signing Ricky Leutele is aiming to lead Huddersfield to glory, reports The Yorkshire Post.

World Cup set to go ahead – and John Bateman can’t wait, reports Wigan Today.

Castleford powerhouse Liam Watts gearing up for big year – after heart to heart with England boss Shaun Wane, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

What’s on social

Danny Houghton, Scott Taylor and Marc Sneyd will captain Hull in 2021.

What a year 2006 was for St Helens.

Greg Inglis on his hopes for 2021…

What’s on TV/Radio

NRL Tonight – Fox League (7am)

NRL 360 – Fox League (7:30am)

Building Titans (1/4) – Fox League (8:30am)

Building Titans (2/4) – Fox League (9am)

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.


Former Huddersfield and Featherstone coach Jon Sharp turns 54 today.

Also celebrating; Doncaster half-back Ben Johnston (29).


The lowest Magic Weekend attendance came in 2010, when 52,043 people watched on at Murrayfield.

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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