Super League News

Super League News

The Super League is the top division of the sport in United Kingdom and also features the best club sides from the continent but despite all of that it can be a hugely frustrating experience to keep up with all of the news to do with the competition.

Whilst each club bring the latest news to do with themselves, with differing levels of competency, and the biggest news from the league will be coverage by the biggest mainstream sports websites, but for those wanting the latest overall news to do with all aspects of the SL, it can be a time consuming struggle.

At least that used to be the case as we bring you all of the news from the Rugby Super League, from the biggest breaking stories to the most overlooked titbits.

Super League Breaking News

Super League News Latest
Serious About Rugby League
Hull FC chairman Adam Pearson has suggested that he could take Sky Sports to court in response to the broadcaster’s... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-13
Serious About Rugby League
We’re still in the early stages of this Super League season, but we’re already seeing some huge rumours about where... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-13
Serious About Rugby League
Castleford Tigers are in desperate need of new recruits with the club down to the bare bones following a terrible... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-13
BBC Sport
St Helens prop Alex Walmsley signs a new two-year deal to remain with the Super League club until the end... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-12
Total RL
ST HELENS have announced that England international prop Alex Walmsley has signed a two-year contract extension, keeping him at the club... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-12
Source: Total RL
Total RL
JOE BULLOCK has signed a new two-year deal with Warrington Wolves. The 6ft 5in and 111kg prop has penned a... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-12
Source: Total RL
Total RL
Hull FC have confirmed that Tex Hoy and Fa’amanu Brown have left the club with immediate effect. Brown, who was... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-12
Source: Total RL
Total RL
BEN REYNOLDS has returned to Featherstone Rovers on dual-registration following his permanent move to Hull KR. Reynolds started the season... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-12
Source: Total RL
Total RL
Shona Hoyle says… I’M going to put ourselves there (as title favourites). We’ve got a lot of youth coming through... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-12
Source: Total RL
The innovative Super League club have set up an exclusive partnership with leading PNG outfit Port Moresby Vipers which will... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-12
Source: Mirror
Serious About Rugby League
Castleford Tigers might have got their first win of the Super League season last week but it’s a win that... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-12
Serious About Rugby League
The beloved former commentator Mike ‘Stevo’ Stephenson has revealed on his podcast with partner in crime Eddie Hemmings which Super... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-12
Serious About Rugby League
Super League star Lewis Dodd is attracting interest from “many NRL clubs”, according to former Sky Sports commentator Mike Stephenson.... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-12
Serious About Rugby League
Cronulla Sharks have incurred a significant fine of $5,000 (£2,500) fine due to an incident involving Daniel Holdsworth that directly... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-11

The action on the field is fast and action packed and that is often the case off of the field, which can make it difficult to keep up with breaking news from the Super League and that is where a news aggregator comes in so handy.

No longer do you need to spend time and effort searching the web or the have to deal with all of the negative aspects of social media just to find the latest information on a story you have heard rumours of or that somebody mention to you at work/school.

All you now need to do is visit 13v13 where we do all of the searching, all of the sorting and bring you all of the latest breaking news from the Super League.

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Super League Latest News Today

If a major story has broken today or if you are just wanting to keep up to date with the anything that has happened in the SL today, you need to know the Rugby Super league latest news from today and that is exactly what you find here on this page where we bring you all of the biggest and smaller news stories from the Rugby Super League competition.

Location

The Super League is predominately an English competition with much of its focus on the sports northern heartlands.

It is from across what is known as the M62 corridor that the majority of the sports participants come from year upon year but the league has been an international one from its inception.

The competition acts as the top flight competition for all teams across the British pyramid and welcomes applicants from clubs in Europe and even from across the Atlantic in Canada with clubs from England, France, Wales, and Canada all participating in the league down the years.

About

The Super League revolutionised the sport in the UK by taking it from muddy pitches in winter to firmer pitches in the summer and taking the competition from the dominance of Wigan to a competitive competition and whilst it hasn’t been smooth sailing and whilst things are far from perfect, nobody can say that the Super League hasn’t been transformational for the sport.

History

Often abbreviated simply to SL and officially known as Super League Europe (SLE), the top Rugby League club competition in the Northern Hemisphere was established back in 1996, when it replaced the old First Division, moved the game from a winter sport to the summer sport and saw a number of clubs make big changes.

In the beginning a new team based in the French capital city of Paris was established to participate in the league and to make it a ‘European’ competition as it was marketed as.

The sport was also Americanised with clubs adding cheerleaders, matchday entertainment, firework displays, buggies and more but the biggest change it this regard was the name change that so many clubs adapted.

Some of those names changes worked incredibly well, such as the Bradford Bulls (from Bradford Northern), the Leeds Rhinos (from Leeds RLFC), Warrington Wolves (from Warrington RLFC) and the Castleford Tigers (from Castleford RLFC) whilst some failed miserably including the Hull Sharks, Halifax Blue Socks, and the Oldham Bears.

In an even more dramatic change that was proposed, a number of historic clubs were set to merge to create regional teams or super teams but after a hugely negative response from fans, these mergers didn’t go through.

The clubs set to merge were the 3 Wakefield teams (Wakefield Trinity, Castleford Tigers and Featherstone Rovers) who would form Calder, the 2 Kingston-Upon-Hull team (Hull FC and Hull Kingston Rovers) who would form Humberside, Salford and Oldham who would form Manchester, the Sheffield Eagles and Doncaster who would form South Yorkshire, the Warrington Wolves and Widnes who would form Cheshire and the then 4 Cumbrian teams (Whitehaven, Barrow Raiders, Carlisle and Whitehaven) who would form Cumbria.

Although these would not go ahead, financial difficulties and irregularities down the years has seen some mergers been forced through including Hull with Gateshead and Huddersfield with Sheffield and whilst that did see Gateshead and Sheffield disappear and Hull and Huddersfield all but continue as normal, the good news for the sport is that both have found a way back into the professional game for themselves.

The competition differs from most other top flight competitions in the UK as it has a salary cap that means clubs can, in theory, all spend the same and that clubs are rewarded for developing and keeping players.

That hasn’t stopped a number of clubs dominated periods down the years.

In the first decade of the competition, it was the early giants of St Helens and the Bradford Bulls who dominated things with both winning 4 of the first 10 Grand Finals.
The next 10 years saw the emergence of the Leeds Rhinos as the dominant force in the competitions as they won 6 of the next 10 finals.

Since then, things have been shared around a bit more with Leeds, Wigan and Saints excelling- although the Red Vee did win 3 straight titles between 2019-2021.

Super League News Headlines

If you have found yourself on this page by searching for the latest Super League news headlines, we as fans, know that you will more than likely have had a frustrating experience.
From main steam news and sports websites to smaller RL specific sites, you will find bits of news here and bits of news there but now that you have found 13v13, you can find all of those same sources in the 1 place.

Super League News Update

With so many teams, players, coaches, matches and more all creating their own news stories around the clock, it is no surprise that some sites cannot keep up to date with all of the news updates from the SLE but whilst some news sources will update often during the week and some during the weekend and some will update just during the day whilst some will through the night- our aggregated news offering updates 24 hours a day to bring you all of the latest news updates from across the Rugby Super League.

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