Rugby League Today: Faraimo bids farewell, classy Toulouse & top tackler Shorrocks

Drew Darbyshire

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Ryan Brierley to join boyhood club Salford.

Castleford confirm loan signing of Kenny Edwards.

Huddersfield 42-24 Leigh: Giants finish season a high with win over relegated Centurions.

Trio set for Huddersfield exit.

Ben Flower hangs up his boots.

What’s in the papers

Bureta Faraimo bids farewell to Hull with emotional message. (Hull Daily Mail)

Rugby legend Rob Burrow in race against time to get MND wonder drug to see kids grow up. (Mirror)

“It’s going to be tough”: rugby league’s London future looks uncertain. (The Guardian)

Wigan’s Joe Shorrocks finishes top of Super League’s tackle chart. (Wigan Today)

Tributes following the graphic death of former Widnes player Liam Walsh. (Runcorn and Widnes World)

What’s on social

Classy gesture from Toulouse.

Whitehaven have made the Championship play-offs. What an achievement!

Leigh fan favourite Ryan Brierley has bid farewell to the Centurions.

What’s on TV/Radio

Super League Show – BBC One (11:55pm)


Former Wigan, Hull KR, London Broncos and Hull FC winger Liam Colbon turns 37 today (September 20).

Also celebrating; New Zealand and Samoa international Isaiah Papali’i (23), ex-Widnes centre Sala Fa’alogo (44), ex-Widnes forward Danny Galea (38) and New Zealand legend Jason Nightingale (35).


Chris Atkin made his 200th career appearance in Salford’s win over St Helens on Friday night.