Rugby League Today: Inglis gossip, London Broncos celebrate 40 years & Woolford says thanks

What’s on site

Huddersfield will be led by Luke Robinson for their game against Wakefield today, after Simon Woolford and the club decided to part ways earlier than the end of the season, as announced last week.

One man who will be at the game is David Fifita, who has apparently ended his stand-off with Wakefield over wearing a GPS tracking device and held clear the air talks.

Could Greg Inglis make his move to Warrington earlier than expected and be involved in the running? That’s the noise in this week’s Off the Record gossip column.

Ottawa Aces have revealed their latest signing, with some calling it their most high-profile so far – in the shape of former England U20 rugby union international Guy Armitage, from London Broncos.

There have been yet more coronavirus cases in Super League, as Leeds report a positive test, while Wakefield’s game with Huddersfield will go ahead despite cases connected to both of those clubs.

What’s on social

Shame to see Woolford go, always a good interviewee.

If you fancy getting to a game soon. If only.

We get a lot of emails, and one had a few kicking videos in from George this week.

🙌 Teenager George March with the kick…

Posted by Love Rugby League on Wednesday, 16 September 2020

What’s in the papers

It’s 40 years since London Broncos entered the professional ranks with London, and this piece in The Guardian tells the story, including drawing some parallels with the approach of Toronto Wolfpack.

Tony Smith has called for clarity, after the recent spate of suspensions for so-called squirrel grips. He told The Mirror that since Tommy Makinson’s ban, the approach to tackles has changed.

The World Cup could be put back to 2022, chief executive Jon Dutton told the Super League Show earlier this week.


Barrow’s Papua New Guinea international Willie Minoga is 33 today (September 17).

Also celebrating: Parramatta’s Mitchell Moses (26); former Featherstone hooker Cameron King (29); Hull KR half-back Joe Keyes (25).

What’s on TV/radio

10.55am – South Sydney v Canterbury Bulldogs – Watch NRL


The 2013 Rugby League World Cup final at Old Trafford boasted the highest attendance in the history of the tournament – 74,468.

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