Rugby League Today: Big milestone for Saints and Wigan, new Mailbox & squad numbers

It was a busy day yesterday, catch up with everything that went on plus a new nudges as to what to expect in Rugby League Today.

What’s on the site

Wigan are the final Super League club to reveal their squad numbers for the 2018 season – you can keep track of all squad number announcements using our useful tag facility.

Michael Monaghan has made the move to Wakefield as assistant coach.

Widnes coach Denis Betts explained why they’ve only gone for two friendlies this season and how he has worries over just two players ahead of their season opener against Catalans.

Kallum Watkins is the latest man to take on the mantle of captain at Leeds, as the Rhinos look to continue their incredible dynasty.

What a huge shame for Scotland player of the year, Hull KR’s Danny Addy, to be ruled out for the season with a knee injury. Pesky friendlies.

It has been confirmed that the mouthwatering Championship opener between Leigh and Toronto will be shown live on Premier Sports. Get that one in your diary. Just a shame for those of us who will be at another game on that Sunday at 3pm…

Have you seen our new mailbox feature? Jayne from St Helens was the first to write in and she’s caused quite a stir by stating that all Super League matches should be shown live on TV.

What’s coming up

It’s Wednesday and that means an Off the Record gossip column will be hitting the site at 11.45am. We have the identity of a Super League bound player and also a bit of talk on the off-field changes.

We will also be starting our Super League individual club previews later today, starting with Warrington.

What’s on social media

Everybody loves an attendance debate, and our friends at RLonRY have dug out the league attendances from 1991/92.

A campaign encouraging players to tweet their #grassrootsrl club is gaining traction.

What’s on TV/radio

Not a lot today, but here’s some info that may be of use for the coming weeks.

What’s the trivia?

St Helens and Wigan will hit the milestone of 600 Super League games when they play their opening game of the season next month.

About James Gordon 7067 Articles
Love Rugby League editor. Founded the website back in 2005. Worked with a range of clubs and sponsors during that time. Also commentates for BBC.

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