A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
The first Love Rugby League Readers’ Awards have been decided, and here’s the list of winners.
Oldham have signed Daniel Igbinedion from Dewsbury for their return to the Championship. The Roughyeds have also announced their squad numbers for 2020.
Hull KR coach Tony Smith says he is pleased with the depth and desire of his squad ahead of the new season.
St Helens winger Regan Grace was named Super League’s fastest player in 2019.
Hull KR are favourites to be relegated to the Championship next season, according to Super League sponsors Betfred.
What’s in the papers
There is a brilliant piece on Rob Burrow by Jonathan Liew in The Guradian. Liew says the cruel news about Burrow’s MND should provoke rugby into action.
What’s on social
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— Drew Darbyshire (@DrewDarbyshire) December 31, 2019
We miss Greg Inglis.
— Rugby League Best Tries Hits and Biffs (@NBiffs) January 1, 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.
Samoa international and St Helens forward Joseph Paulo turns 32 today.
Also celebrating; Ireland international Gregg McNally (29), Fiji international Korbin Sims (28) and Tonga star Robert Jennings (24).
Leeds and Wigan were the most dominant teams in Super League last decade, having won four titles each.