Rugby League Today: Leigh seek new coach, Super League start date & international clash

Drew Darbyshire
Kurt Haggerty was caretaker coach at Leigh in 2021

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Six Super League free agents currently on the hunt for a new club.

“No referee, no match” – French referee defends Liam Moore after Grand Final criticism.

Joe Wardle targets promotion after making Championship move.

Sonny Bill Williams opens up on his time in Super League with Toronto Wolfpack.

Harrison Hansen proud to make Super League return with Toulouse.

What’s in the papers

Super League season start date ‘confirmed’ as Grand Final set to be moved forward. (Yorkshire Live)

Lee Briers masterplan to mentor Wigan starlet. (Wigan Today)

Leigh seeking new head coach to replace Kurt Haggerty. (Leigh Journal)

Leeds star Jack Broadbent reflects on breakthrough year as he prepares for England Knights showdown with Jamaica. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Kevin Larroyer offering mental health support after traumatic childhood. (Mirror)

What’s on social

Wakefield have signed Sadiq Adebiyi for 2022.

Dewsbury have announced the signing of Jamaica international Ross Peltier.

This is a tough one!

What’s on TV/Radio

LIVE RL: Jamaica v England Knights (Jordan Turner’s testimonial) – Our League PPV (Β£4.95)


Former Warrington, Melbourne Storm, Salford and Bradford forward Ian Sibbit turns 41 today (October 15).

Also celebrating; ex-Widnes captain Hep Cahill (35), USA international Mark Offerdahl (34), Cook Islands international Troy Dargan (24), Italy international Jack Johns (24) and Huddersfield forward Owen Trout (22).


The World Cup, which was meant to take place this year before being postponed, gets underway one year today.