League Latest: Allegations of racist abuse against player, police investigate referee assault, Cas and Leeds to lose more & new rule to be trialled

League Latest – keeping you up to date with the latest news from the world of rugby league. Here are some of the headline-grabbing stories from the last 24 hours.

Smith on Pryce

Tony Smith has had his say on the future of Huddersfield’s Will Pryce ahead of Hull KR’s game against the Giants later today, Serious About Rugby League has revealed.

Police investigate referee assault

Police are investigating the assault of referee Joe Stearne, according to League Express.

Allegations of racist abuse

Serious About Rugby League has revealed that a player was subject to racist abuse in an amateur fixture at the weekend.

NRL set for new rule

The NRL is set for a new rule that will revolutionise the game, Serious About Rugby League has revealed.

How all SL owners made their money

Serious About Rugby League has revealed how all 12 Super League owners made their money, including Wigan chairman Ian Lenagan.

Thaler rested

Ben Thaler will not referee a game today, though he will be video refereeing the Warrington-St Helens game later on, Serious About Rugby League has revealed.

McShane injury

Paul McShane’s injury isn’t as bad as first thought, according to Serious About Rugby League.

Lussick calls out rival

Darcy Lussick has called out former rival Nelson Asofa-Solomona for a fight, according to Serious About Rugby League.

Referee confirms broken nose

A referee has confirmed his broken nose from an attack on the field by a player, Serious About Rugby League has revealed.

Hurrell to leave

Konrad Hurrell will leave Leeds to join St Helens at the end of this season, Rugby League Live has revealed.

Cas duo to leave

Jesse Sene-Lefao and Alex Foster are set to leave Castleford at the end of the year, according to Rugby League Live.

Bullock to Warrington

Joe Bullock was rumoured to have left Wigan to sign a deal with Warrington back in May, with confirmation expected shortly.

Briscoe latest

Luke Briscoe has told Yorkshire Evening Post that his future is undecided.

Gale gives honest revelation

Luke Gale has told the Yorkshire Evening Post that he staying at Leeds in 2022.

Salford in NRL coup

Salford have signed North Queensland forward Shane Wright, according to the Townsville Bulletin.

Thompson’s future

Luke Thompson’s future was apparently sorted, with the former St Helens forward expected to stay at Canterbury after rebuffing North Queensland and Wests’ offers, Serious About Rugby League has revealed, but Wests are reportedly coming back with a bigger offer.

Saints after Brown?

Rugby League Hub has reported that St Helens are after Featherstone’s Fa’amanu Brown, as well as Joey Lussick and Konrad Hurrell.

McLelland to Cas

Callum McLelland is joining Castleford, according to Serious About Rugby League.

Pearce to Catalans?

Newcastle Knights’ Mitchell Pearce could be set for a shock move to Catalans Dragons, the Daily Telegraph has reported.

Williams calls for Hearn

George Williams has kickstarted the rumour mill once more, calling for Eddie Hearn to get involved in rugby league, Serious About Rugby League has reported.

Sinfield’s replacement

Kevin Sinfield’s replacement will be in the pipeline, according to Rugby League Live.

Vuniyayawa to depart

Leeds’ King Vuniyayawa will join Salford for next season, according to the Manchester Evening News.

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