RL Today: Wigan, Wakefield recruitment updates & Henson on life in league

Gavin Henson in action for Wales RU

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

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

A young player from each NRL side to be excited about in 2021.

Robert Elstone has achieved a lot for Super League, says Wigan owner.

Leilani Latu departs Warrington.

Widnes confirm 2021 squad numbers.

What’s in the papers

Gavin Henson blown away by crazy first rugby league training sessions at West Wales Raiders, reports the Mirror.

NRL could provide recruitment options for Wakefield, reports Wakefield Express.

Adrian Lam provides Wigan recruitment update, reports Manchester Evening News.

Leeds rookie Corey Hall eyes up Super League breakthrough, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Gavin Henson learns rugby league is more physical – after rejecting earlier cross code offer, reports The Sun.

What’s on social

Let us know who your rugby league hero was in the comments!

Sheffield will play their home games in Doncaster this season.

LIVE rugby league for you to watch this weekend!

What’s on TV/Radio

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.

Birthdays

France head coach Aurelien Cologni turns 43 today.

Also celebrating; ex-Wigan, Hull and Widnes utility Cameron Phelps (36), St George Illawarra Dragons prop Josh Kerr (25) and Widnes forward Owen Farnworth (22).

Trivia

Lee Briers holds the record for most drop goals in a Super League game, kicking five for Warrington against Halifax in 2002.

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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