Rugby League Today: Leeds dismiss Boyd rumours, Hull KR target marquee signing & Watts injury update

Drew Darbyshire

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Can you name all the countries with an official International Rugby League ranking? Lets see how much of an internationalist you are in our latest quiz!

St George Illawarra Dragons have signed centre Brayden Wiliame from Catalans.

Andrew Voss one of the greatest as Australian commentators lead the way, suggests a fan in our latest mailbox.

Experienced forward Graeme Horne will join his brother Richard at Doncaster in 2020.

The International Rugby League has recommended a package of reforms for Tonga National Rugby League following an investigation.

What’s in the papers

Leeds coach Richard Agar says the Rhinos are not in the market to sign former Australia international Shannon Boyd, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Adrian Lam believes Super League chiefs have made a mistake by starting the 2020 season in January – labelling the early start as “ridiculous”, report Wigan Today.

Hull KR will target a marquee signing for the 2021 season with chairman Neil Hudgell revealing a change in the club’s recruitment strategy, report Hull Live.

Jackson Hastings is set to complete his move to Wigan after doubts he would join, report The Sun.

Castleford forward Liam Watts is expected to be fit for the start of the Super League campaign despite picking up a hamstring strain in pre-season training, report The Yorkshire Post.

What’s on social

Always play to the whistle.

The most followed FIFA Twitch streamer, Castro, has got his hands on the new Castleford shirt!

Some of these tries are unreal.

What’s on TV/Radio

The latest Love Rugby League Lunch Hour was recorded on Thursday.

RUGBY LEAGUE LUNCH HOUR 12.12Drew and Josh discuss all things rugby league. Join the debate, comment below.

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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.


Former Ireland international Luke Ambler turns 30 today.

Also celebrating; Tonga international Mosese Pangai (28) and former Italy internationals Ben Musolino (27) and Tony Fella (48).


Sonny Bill Williams will earn £5.4million during his two years at Toronto Wolfpack, meaning he will earn £7,200 a day.