Rochdale Hornets have announced the signing of of former Wigan Warriors U19s halfback Ryan Forshaw for the 2021 season.
The RFL have confirmed that the Championship and League 1 seasons will include promotion and relegation.
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.
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.
Rochdale Hornets forward Adam Carr has been banned from all sport for a period of four years following the presence of a banned substance in his Sample.
The RFL have announced a new three-year agreement with the BBC to extend their coverage of the Challenge Cup until 2024.
The club to be promoted to the Championship in 2021 will be revealed on Thursday 10 December at 2pm.