How does Super League bridge the gap?

After a 3-0 World Club Series whitewash, Super League general manager Blake Solly tells the Super League Show the challenge is to find ways to compete with the southern hemisphere's NRL.

Leeds Rhinos, Wigan Warriors and St Helens all conceded 38 points or more to their southern hemisphere opponents, with just five tries in reply.

Despite the losses, ticket sales were strong, suggesting here is "an appetite" for the competition and to see the best the world of rugby league can offer.

See the full piece with Blake Solly on the future for Super League and the World Club Series on the Super League Show, 29 February, BBC One at 23:45 GMT in the north of England; 1 March on BBC Two at 13:00 GMT nationwide and all week on the BBC iPlayer.

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