Toronto Wolfpack face a stern test in the fourth round of the Challenge Cup after being paired with London Broncos.
Hull KR ran in eight tries to thrash Oldham and stay top of the Kingstone Press Championship while Bradford beat Toulouse.
Lee Smith is hoping his Super League experience can help revive the fortunes of Bradford Bulls.
Bradford coach Geoff Toovey saw the size of the task awaiting him after the new Bulls went down 54-24 to Hull KR.
Promoted Rochdale made a spectacular start to their Championship campaign with a 46-0 rout of Dewsbury.
Tim Sheens has no time for snobbery as he prepares to make his bow as a club coach in England at the ripe old age of 66.
Bradford have signed four players on loan from Leeds, including England academy half-back Jordan Lilley.
Castleford's new signing Tuoyo Egodo will spend the 2017 season on loan at Kingstone Press Championship club, Oldham.
Hull KR have added to their front-row options with the signing of Scotland international prop Ben Kavanagh.
The RFL says the decision to keep Bradford in the 2017 Kingstone Press Championship was the "least worst option".
Dane Chisholm says he has been told by the new Bradford club's owners that he will not be offered a new deal.
Former England stand-off Leon Pryce has become the first big name to commit his future to the new Bradford club.
Canada international Chad Bain is set to become the first domestic player to represent the Toronto Wolfpack.
Adam O'Brien will join four of his old Bradford team-mates at Huddersfield as the break-up of the defunct Bulls continues.
Promoted Leigh have announced the signing of Bradford winger James Clare on a two-year contract.
Any new Bradford owners would have to provide guarantees the team will fulfil all their fixtures over the next three years.
The break-up of Bradford Bulls continued on Thursday with Alex Mellor joining Huddersfield and Kris Welham signing for Salford.
Former Salford and Wakefield player Jason Walton has become the first confirmed departure from the old Bradford club.
Bradford Bulls were the pioneers of Super League in the summer era, according to Sky Sports pundit Barrie McDermott.
Rotherham Titans chief executive Richard Lamb is hopeful of heading up a rescue bid for the Bradford Bulls.