The RFL confirms that the registration of Israel Folau with Catalans Dragons will not be prevented.
Sonny Bill Williams is one of the all-time great rugby professionals and a man that gets people into seats and then off them with his electric style of play. That is no doubt the reason why the Toronto Wolfpack have shelved out $5 million a season to have the Kiwi put on their kit. At 34-years-old though, how wise is the investment and will Williams still be the player of yesteryear come the start of the season in late January?
The Draw, Kick-off and TV details have been released for the 2020 Super League season. A repeat of the 2019 Betfred Super League Grand Final, the first ever Super League double header at Emerald Headingley and some high-profile summer signings all make for an eye-catching opening round of fixtures in the 2020 season.
The 2019 Betfred Super League Grand Final has set a new Super League record for live TV audience since the competition's inception in 1996.
There was sad news this week with the confirmation that Manu Vatuvei has had to retire from the sport after a number of injury setbacks.
St Helens have been installed as the clear favourites to win the Challenge Cup after they thrashed Wakefield to power through to the semi-finals on Saturday. The Super League leaders were at their majestic best in the first half of a 48-10 triumph at Lachlan Coote, Tommy Makinson, Morgan Knowles, and Regan Grace all scored. Further tries from Zeb Taia, Mark Percival, Jonny Lomax and Kevin Naiqama after the break wrapped up a comprehensive victory. They have won this trophy 12 times previously and they are now odds-on to make it 13 after enjoying such a strong season on all fronts.
Super League and Betfred have today announced the biggest commercial deal in the history of the competition by extending their partnership for a further two seasons.