Super League News
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.