Rugby League Today: Broncos off the bottom, no scope for SL expansion & Cumbria for Knights

James Gordon

What’s on site

London are off the bottom of Super League after a gripping win over Hull KR on Thursday night – read the report.

England Knights should play against Cumbria, according to you lot in response to this week’s Have Your Say.

Regan Grace is the subject of this week’s expansionist blog, as he looks to represent Wales on the Great Britain tour later this year.

High-flying York have confirmed a deal for 2020 for prop Jack Teanby.

What’s on social

We cannot wait for this.

Good effort by Keighley…

A million times this…

Typical rugby league that we’re still not sure whether this will be on TV…

What’s in the papers

There’s no scope to expand Super League yet, writes Mike Critchley in his latest column for the St Helens Star, citing money as the main reason.

Harry Newman is confident of filling Kallum Watkins’ shoes at Leeds, reports the Yorkshire Post.

Leigh have a month on the road ahead, and will be hoping to add to their three away wins in the Championship this season, according to the Leigh Journal.


So good they named him twice – former Hull, Halifax, Leigh and Wales back-rower Robert Roberts is 41 today.

Also celebrating: ex-Australia and Queensland rep Michael Crocker (39); prolific Ian Mort (31); Samoa international Tyrone May (23).

What’s on TV/radio

10.30am – Live Women’s State of Origin: New South Wales v Queensland – Sky Sports Arena/Mix

7pm – Live Super League: St Helens v Leeds – Sky Sports Arena


London Broncos won just one game in their last season in Super League, back in 2014. They haven’t won more than 7 games in a Super League season since 2009.