A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
The off the record rumour and gossip column is out now and it is a must read. The Valencia double-header has fell through, while we have the latest on Jackson Hastings.
Bradford have announced their reserve squad for the 2020 season, and it includes a couple of international players.
In this week’s six tackles feature, we look at the top six wingers in the 2019 Super League season.
Rochdale have made three new signings ahead of the 2020 League 1 season, with one of them being veteran hooker Sean Penkywicz.
Coventry will return to the Butts Park Arena for 2020, with a new artificial turf being laid down at the ground.
What’s in the papers
Indigenous submission expected by NRL on national anthem boycott, report The Guardian.
Castleford recruit Danny Richardson keen to make up for “wasted year” with St Helens, report Yorkshire Evening Post.
What’s on social
The new Dewsbury home shirt is a belter.
— Dewsbury Rams 🐑 (@DewsburyRams) December 12, 2019
Rugby league has been played in worse places.
— Latin American RL (@LatinHeatRL) December 10, 2019
One of the best rugby league grounds?
Totally Wicked Stadium has a capacity of over 18,000 and is the home of @Saints1890. The first #RugbyLeague match played here was between #StHelens and #Widnes on 20/1/12, #Saints having moved in ready for the 2012 @SuperLeague season. #Lancashire pic.twitter.com/LF29xj2hkm
— Pictures of Lancashire (@LancashirePics) November 28, 2019
What’s on TV/Radio
The latest Love Rugby League Lunch Hour was recorded on Thursday.
RUGBY LEAGUE LUNCH HOUR 05.12Drew and Josh talk Super League, Championship and much more. Join in the debate, comment below.
Posted by Love Rugby League on Thursday, December 5, 2019
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 Chasing Kangaroos – An International Rugby League podcast is available to download now.
Wales and St Helens speedster Regan Grace turns 23 today.
Also celebrating; Hull KR’s new recruit Matty Gee (25), Samoa international Joey Leilua (28) and ex-Australia and Tonga international Tony Williams (30).
The only clubs that haven’t won an NRL Premiership are New Zealand Warriors and Gold Coast Titans.