We have 14 new stories on site today.
What’s on site
Dom Manfredi scored two tries to help Wigan ease past Warrington and clinch their sixth win on the bounce last night. Read our report here…
Warrington coach Steve Price spoke highly of debutant Luis Johnson following their defeat at Wigan.
Wigan coach Shaun Wane said he can’t imagine the pain that Dom Manfredi has been through over the last two years.
St Helens finally clinched the League Leaders Shield with a commanding 38-12 victory over Hull FC at the Totally Wicked Stadium last night. Read our report here…
Proposals to scrap the Super 8s have been voted through following the RFL’s EGM on Friday morning.
Super League will revert to a top five play-off system from 2019, after its proposals for change were voted through. Here is how the new Super League play-off system will work…
The Championship will increase to 14 teams next season as part of the league re-structuring.
We now know the shape of the game in 2019. Here is how the Championship and League 1 will work in 2019…
After proposals to scrap the Super 8s and bring back one-up, one-down promotion and relegation, we look at five things that need to happen under the new structure.
Newcastle Thunder have signed prop Alex Rowe from Batley for 2019.
The latest ‘have your say’ feature is out now. We finally know the structure for 2019, so what do you think of it?
Super League chiefs have been reacting to the RFL EGM on Friday which saw their proposals voted through.
The changes to the Championship for 2019 have thrown a lifeline for Swinton, who had been set for relegation to League 1.
What’s in the papers
Super 8s to be crapped after clubs vote through revamp for 2019, report The Guardian.
Rugby league to restructure after EGM vote goes Super League’s way, report The Sun.
Sam Burgess caught up in alleged sexting storm in Australia, report The Sun.
Wigan 26 Warrington 6: Five things we learned, report Wigan Today.
Young Saints turn on the style to clinch League Leaders Shield, report St Helens Star.
What’s on social
It was fantastic to see Dom Manfredi back in action after two years on the treatment table!
Great to be back & what a win! Can’t thank you all enough for the support I’ve had over the past 2 years! ?⚪️
— Dom Manfredi (@DomManfredi) September 14, 2018
A solid debut from Luis Johnson last night.
Not the best result tonight but was an unreal feeling making my debut. Thank you for all the messages https://t.co/hQIbtq3u1u
— luis johnson (@luisjohnson99) September 14, 2018
Who knew Shaun Wane had the moves?
— Wigan Warriors ?⚪️ (@WiganWarriorsRL) September 14, 2018
If we put as much effort into promoting the game the same way we’ve publicised this league format drama, the game might not be in this mess!!
Get today out of the way
Accept the outcome& let’s get the game back on the map
— Leon Pryce (@leonpryce6) September 14, 2018
A fully deserved trophy for St Helens after a phenomenal season.
League Leaders’ Shield presentation https://t.co/mJ8YiZyPVX
— St.Helens R.F.C. (@Saints1890) September 14, 2018
What’s on TV/Radio
LIVE NRL: South Sydney Rabbitohs v St George Illawarra Dragons – 10:40am, Sky Sports Arena
LIVE QUALIFIERS: Widnes Vikings v Halifax – 3:15pm, Sky Sports Arena
LIVE QUALIFIERS: Toronto Wolfpack v Toulouse Olympique – 5:30pm, Sky Sports Arena
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.