Rugby League Today: Wayne Bennett’s future, Super League grades & Greece qualify for World Cup

What’s on site

We have graded each Super League team based on their 2019 performance.

Our new feature, The RL Diet, takes a closer look at what fuels professional rugby league players – the first guest is Great Britain half-back Jackson Hastings.

A win over Serbia sealed Greece their place at the 2021 World Cup, remarkable considering rugby league remains banned in the country.

James Graham insists Great Britain have improved on tour, despite a third straight defeat.

You can read the report on the latest defeat to New Zealand here.

What’s on social

Kay Burley is training at Wigan Warriors today.

Great positive reaction to England women winning in Papua New Guinea.

What’s in the papers

In The Telegraph, questions have been raised over the future of Wayne Bennett as Great Britain and England coach, following the dismal Lions tour. Kevin Sinfield is due to talk to Bennett about his future.

Meanwhile, in The Mirror, Sinfield says there will be no knee-jerk reaction over Bennett, and it is expected that the Australian will remain in charge for the 2021 World Cup.

Useful list in Hull Live of all the ins and outs for the 2020 Super League season.

It wouldn’t be the off-season without multiple off-field controversies in the NRL, and starlet David Fifita is the latest to get involved in a skirmish that he can’t remember, according to his lawyers, report The Guardian.


Controversial hooker James Segeyaro, currently staring at a drugs ban, turns 29 today.

Also celebrating: Wakefield forward Danny Kirmond (34); ex-Leeds forward Ryan Bailey (36); Barrow’s Shane Toal (24).


Emily Rudge’s four tries for England against Papua New Guinea in the 24-10 win in the first test is a new England women’s record.

About James Gordon 7231 Articles
Love Rugby League editor. Founded the website back in 2005. Worked with a range of clubs and sponsors during that time. Also commentates for BBC.

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