Rugby League Today: Super League provides competition update, Tomkins’ classy tweet & the Wigan job

Catalans will rest star full-back Sam Tomkins this week

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Adrian Lam to leave Wigan at end of season.

Tom Lineham and Liam Watts handed two-match bans.

Super League clubs agree hand over in excess of £5m to RFL.

Super League to remain a 12-team competition in 2022.

Adam Sidlow commits to Leigh for 2022.

What’s in the papers

Who will replace Adrian Lam as Wigan’s head coach? (Wigan Today)

Jordan Lilley future almost decided as Bulls star says several interested. (The Telegraph & Argus)

Wakefield offer new deal to Lee Kershaw to fend off interest from elsewhere. (Yorkshire Live)

Super League boss Ken Davy urges positive outlook ahead of crunch period for the sport. (Mirror)

Leeds’ Jack Broadbent “fit for selection” and keen for Magic Weekend crack at Hull FC. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

What’s on social

Jon Wilkin’s laugh makes this clip.

Leigh’s Ryan Brierley says it would be good for the game if Catalans Dragons were to get their first Super League title this year.

Classy tweet from Sam Tomkins.

What’s on TV/Radio

Super League Show – BBC Two (1pm)

NRL Try Time – Sky Sports Arena (7pm)


Former Australia and St Helens forward David Fairleigh turns 51 today (September 1).

Also celebrating; ex-Widnes winger Peter Smith (48), Hull KR forward George Lawler (26), Hull KR half-back Rowan Milnes (22) and Castleford youngster Brad Graham (20).


Greg Burke made his 200th career appearance in Salford’s win over Hull last weekend.

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