A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
Toronto Wolfpack’s blockbuster signing Sonny Bill Williams recently spent a day with Manchester United.
Leeds women’s star Charlotte Booth will become the first Englishwoman to get paid for playing rugby league after signing for Australian club West Panthers.
Our latest quiz is out now. Can you name the top 20 tacklers from Super League in 2019?
What’s in the papers
James Maloney believes former team-mate Sonny Bill Williams will lure rugby union fans to check out Super League for the first time this season, report the Mirror.
Jamie Jones-Buchanan says he does not miss playing – and instead is loving life as a coach, report Yorkshire Evening Post.
Kieron Cunningham: Leaving Saints was toughest thing I have ever done, report St Helens Star.
Hull FC winger Matty Dawson-Jones is finally looking forward after ending his injury hell at Halifax, report Hull Live.
Danny Richardson: Castleford’s interest made it easy for me to leave St Helens, report The Yorkshire Post.
What’s on social
A great gesture from Hull KR…
?? As a show of support for our friends, supporters, players and former players in Australia during this traumatic time, the club has commissioned this limited edition tee, which is available to pre-order now at https://t.co/BLEGqf6hNG #AustraliaFires pic.twitter.com/kHO3E0sUVZ
— Hull Kingston Rovers (@hullkrofficial) January 7, 2020
We might be biased but our graphic on the race for points in Super League is pretty cool!
? Watch the race for points in Super League – starting from 1996 and includes all 22 clubs. pic.twitter.com/3BlRpYLB5z
— Love Rugby League (@loverugbyleague) January 7, 2020
George Williams wearing anything other than Wigan gear is a strange sight!
— Canberra Raiders (@RaidersCanberra) January 8, 2020
What’s on TV/Radio
Podcast: The Final Hooter International #2 – full-time report and analysis by Love Rugby League.
Episode 46: Love Rugby League Weekly, hosted by deputy editor Drew Darbyshire.
The latest Chasing Kangaroos – An International Rugby League podcast is available to download now.
The latest Howlin’ Hour podcast is available to download now. Toronto Wolfpack founder Eric Perez is a special guest on the show.
The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.
Australia and New South Wales representative James Tedesco turns 27 today.
Also celebrating; Warrington centre Keanan Brand (21), Toronto back-rower Bodene Thompson (32) and London forward Sadiq Adebiyi (23).
The last time England played a mid-season test on home soil was on June 14, 2013. They beat the Exiles 30-10 at the Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington.