Rugby League Today: Super League play-offs, Salford job & Woolf on Lussick

Drew Darbyshire
Joey Lussick

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Win two hospitality tickets to the Betfred Super League Grand Final with Batchelors Peas.

Rugby League Gossip Column: September 22.

Nationwide survey shows rugby league fans feel shut out and let down.

Willie Poching lands Wakefield job on permanent basis.

Salford have parted ways with head coach Richard Marshall after one season, and we’ve looked at six potential candidates to become the next Red Devils coach.

What’s in the papers

Kristian Woolf Q&A on James Roby, Joey Lussick and Morgan Knowles. (St Helens Star)

Oliver Gildart warns critics not to write off Wigan’s Grand Final prospects. (Mirror)

Hull KR star Kane Linnett relishing underdog tag as he looks to summon Cowboys spirit. (Hull Daily Mail)

Richard Agar backs Leeds to rise to Super League play-off challenge. (The Yorkshire Post)

Oliver Gildart insists NRL switch not on his mind ahead of final game at Wigan. (Wigan Today)

What’s on social

Wigan prop Tony Clubb will retire at the end of the season.

What a career, Scott Grix!

The Super League play-offs get underway tonight!

What’s on TV/Radio

LIVE SL: elimination play-off – Wigan v Leeds (7:45pm) – Sky Sports Arena


Former Australia and Fiji international Lote Tuqiri turns 42 today (September 23).

Also celebrating; Sky Sports pundit Jon Wells (43), former Warrington prop James Laithwaite (30), Featherstone forward Brad Day (27), Cronulla Sharks hooker Blayke Brailey (23) and Huddersfield forward Jon Luke Kirby (23).


Warrington hooker Daryl Clark needs one appearance to reach 250 Super League games.