A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
Our Super League 2020 preview is out now. We’ve compiled a list of all the squad numbers as announced by the 12 Super League clubs.
Catalans chairman Bernard Guasch has defended the controversial signing of Israel Folau and says he can become a role model for youngsters in the game.
The off the record column is filled with juicy gossip this week. Will the Women’s Super League be on TV? Which heritage stars are Jamaica looking at? What are the latest visas issues at Toronto? Find out in the rumour mill.
New Leeds captain Stevie Ward says they will use Rob Burrow as motivation and inspiration for a climb up the Super League table in 2020.
What’s in the papers
Warrington’s new recruit Leilani Latu says he needs to make his mark quickly on Super League, report Warrington Guardian.
Luke Gale will use Rov Burrow as inspiration as he steps into Leeds No. 7 shirt, report the Mirror.
What’s on social
It’s hard not to like Sonny Bill Williams!
.@SonnyBWilliams gets Quizzed by Kids ?
— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) January 29, 2020
Matty Smith has his say on Catalans’ signing of Israel Folau.
? Two time Grand Final winner and 2020 Widnes recruit Matty Smith has his say on the controversial Israel Folau signing.
Full episode coming soon. ? pic.twitter.com/iKVSF10Whs
— Love Rugby League (@loverugbyleague) January 29, 2020
A special effort…
BEST #NRL TRIES OF THE DECADE – 2010 BLAKE FERGUSON
How about this chip and chase from a young Blake Ferguson ? pic.twitter.com/gy6oeMRASp
— NRL (@NRL) January 30, 2020
What’s on TV/Radio
Wigan v Warrington – Sky Sports Main Event & Sky Sports Arena (7:45pm)
Super League’s Out Of Your League podcast is back, featuring Sam Burgess.
Sky Sports’ Golden Point podcast is back, with Warrington chief executive Karl Fitzpatrick being a special guest.
Betfred have launched a magazine show called The Last Tackle on YouTube, hosted by Mark Pearson.
Tanya Arnold is joined by the stars of Super League to look ahead to the 2020 season in the first Super League Show of 2020.
The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.
The latest 5 Live Rugby League Podcast is out now, hosted by Dave Woods.
The latest Total Rugby League Show is available to download now, hosted by Ben Hughes.
The In Touch Show is out now by Betfred.
We’ve got some top video content coming soon (biased, we know).
Bradford legend Shontayne Hape turns 39 today.
Also celebrating; former Hull FC back-rower Mark Minichiello (38), Wakefield loose forward Brad Walker (22) and France international William Barthau (30).
Wigan hold the record for the most league titles with 22 to their name.