Rugby League Today: Ganson speaks out, Championship TV deal insight & new club in NRL

Rugby Football League head of match officials Steve Ganson
Steve Ganson is the head of match officials at the Rugby Football League

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Mahe Fonua excited for Lee Radford reunion at Castleford.

How Huddersfield are shaping up for 2022.

Jamaica name squad to face England Knights in Jordan Turner’s testimonial.

St Helens write their own history with five of six titles in 2021.

Leeds coach coy on Roche link and says they can close the gap to St Helens.

What’s in the papers

Redcliffe Dolphins: NRL’s newest team well placed to make immediate impact. (The Guardian)

Steve Ganson calls Bernard Guasch claims on Grand Final officiating ‘ridiculous’. (Manchester Evening News)

Huddersfield rookie Will Pryce aims to follow in dad’s England footsteps. (The Yorkshire Post)

Inside the Championship TV deal – how clubs are planning to put the second tier on the map. (Yorkshire Live)

Hooker Josh Eaves leaves St Helens for new challenge in 2022. (St Helens Star)

What’s on social

A classy tweet from Featherstone wishing Toulouse good luck in Super League.

Mahe Fonua is a Tiger!

Redcliffe Dolphins will be the NRL’s 17th club in 2023 as they look to expand.

What’s on TV/Radio

Excellent content from Super League, this.


Sky Sports pundit Terry O’Connor turns 50 today (October 13).

Also celebrating; ex-London Broncos forward Solomon Haumono (46), former Great Britain international Stuart Reardon (40), Jamaica international Jy-mel Coleman (33) and former Hull winger Callum Lancaster (25).


Jamaica will play England Knights in Jordan Turner’s testimonial match at Castleford on Friday. They have played each other once before, with the Knights running out 38-6 winners at Headingley in 2019.

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Love Rugby League Deputy Editor. Joined the site ahead of the 2017 World Cup and been a full-time reporter since 2018.

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