Rugby League Today: Huddersfield sign Holmes, US World Cup in doubt, transfer talk

Drew Darbyshire

Check out all of the latest rugby league news right here.

What’s on site

Huddersfield have won the race to sign Championship star Tom Holmes on a three-year deal.

Catalans chairman Bernard Guasch always trusted coach Steve McNamara, even when they were at the bottom of Super League.

Swinton star Brad Billsborough put in a man of the match display to help Germany beat Czech Republic in a World Cup qualifier.

Highlights from the 2018 Challenge Cup final between Catalans Dragons and Warrington Wolves.

The 2025 Rugby League World Cup in the United States may not go ahead due to financial issues.

The King of Tonga has made a request to NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg for the end-of-season Test against Australia to happen.

The latest ‘paper talk’ feature is out now. There is quite a bit of transfer gossip in this week’s papers.

What’s in the papers

Remi Casty says Catalans Dragons must use historic Challenge Cup win to grow rugby league in France, report the Mirror.

Catalans Dragons’ win shows rugby league can fulfil expansion dream, report The Guardian.

Former Warrior Gareth Hock hopes to secure future soon, report Wigan Today.

Daryl Clark says Warrington Wolves self-destructed in Challenge Cup final, report Warrington Guardian.

Leigh stick together despite troubles says Greg Richards, report Leigh Journal.

Lee Radford on Hull FC platform and injury news for Warrington clash, report Hull Daily Mail.

Leeds there for the taking insists Hull KR prop Nick Scruton, report Hull Daily Mail.

Former Leeds captain Danny McGuire is thriving in new role at Hull KR says Gary Hetherington, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

What’s on social

Catalans are having a party in Perpignan!

Brilliant support.

What a story for the Dragons.


A sensational performance from Tony Gigot in the Challenge Cup final!

What’s on TV/Radio

The latest Super League Pod is available to download now, in association with Love Rugby League.

The latest ‘Sport at Six’ podcast by BBC Radio Manchester’s Jack Dearden and Trevor Hunt is available to download now.

The latest Rugby League show on Proper Sport is available to download now.

The latest Whippets and Flat Caps podcast is available to download now, presented by Jon Wilkin and Mark Flanagan.

The latest 5 Live Rugby League podcast is available to download now, presented by Dave Woods.

The Final Hooter podcast by Love Rugby League’s Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson is now available to download.