The RFL have confirmed that the Championship and League 1 seasons will include promotion and relegation.
Hunslet have signed Scotland international forward Joe McClean from West Wales Raiders for the 2021 season.
The RFL have announced the fixtures for the upcoming Championship and League One seasons.
The Championship and League 1 clubs have targeted the weekend of March 21 as the return date for professional Rugby League outside the Super League.
Hunslet have confirmed their support of the Rugby Football League’s decision to put back the beginning of the 2021 Rugby League season at Championship and League 1 levels.
The Championship and League 1 clubs start to the season have been delayed after a virtual meeting between the clubs.
The RFL have announced all rugby league activity below Super League level will have to be paused amid the current lockdown.
The RFL have confirmed the preferred structure of the 2021 season for the Championship and League 1, and also a new format for the 1895 Cup.
The RFL have announced a new three-year agreement with the BBC to extend their coverage of the Challenge Cup until 2024.
The Rugby Football League has welcomed further Government support as part of the ‘Sport Winter Survival Package’ in the form of a £12m loan.