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What’s on site
We have picked the six best full-backs of the 2019 Super League campaign. Some fans will be unhappy with the selections…
The latest off the record rumours and gossip column is out now. Josh McCrone is believed to have taken a pay cut to remain with Toronto, while there is no chance of an Exiles return in 2020.
We are keeping you up to date with the League 1 kits for the 2020 season. North Wales Crusaders have produced a pretty smart pink away kit.
Huddersfield have confirmed that half-back Matt Frawley has left the club to return to Australia.
We have got the latest from across the Channel in our weekly French round-up. Limoux have gone three from three in the Elite 1 Championship, while Toulouse have finally got their campaign underway after a mumps outbreak in their squad.
What’s in the papers
Mahe Fonua believes life in an improved Super League packed with bigger stars can help set up World Cup glory – for Tonga, report The Sun.
Jordan Rankin says he is looking forward to “nailing down” the Castleford full-back slot in 2020, report The Yorkshire Post.
Why Hull FC are considering a dual-registration u-turn ahead of 2020 season, report Hull Live.
Richie Myler is likely to feature in multiple roles for Leeds next season, report Yorkshire Evening Post.
What’s on social
Former Castleford, Huddersfield and Wakefield prop Craig Huby has announced his retirement.
Well, the time has come to end my rugby career, After taking the specialists advice on my shoulder injury I won’t be playing any more. It’s bin a great journey and want to thank everyone who has helped along the way! Doesn’t seem like 2 mins since my debut at headingley! Chubbs pic.twitter.com/BE2FaHtuQ0
— Craig Huby (@Cthuby10) December 4, 2019
What a fine gesture from St Helens.
Harry, 19, who is quadriplegic and has cerebral palsy, is a huge Saints fan.
Last year he had his room re-decorated with his favourite Saints stars.
A year on and the club invited him to watch the Saints train before he met his heroes in person. 💖
Merry Christmas Harry! 🎁 pic.twitter.com/rqJjabjJXK
— St.Helens R.F.C. (@Saints1890) December 4, 2019
A bellringer from Kane Evans on Sam Kasiano!
— Rugby League Best Tries Hits and Biffs (@NBiffs) December 4, 2019
What’s on TV/Radio
Podcast: The Final Hooter International #2 – full-time report and analysis by Love Rugby League.
Episode 44: Love Rugby League Weekly, hosted by deputy editor Drew Darbyshire.
The latest Forty20 Rugby League podcast is available to download now.
Australia and Queensland legend Cooper Cronk turns 36 today.
Also celebrating; Samoa international Danny Levi (24), ex-Rochdale and Wigan hooker Martin Hall (51) and former Wigan forward Graeme West (66).
England and Exiles played four times mid-season between 2011-13, with the series being 2-2. There was an average attendance of 10,262 per match.