League Latest: Barba on Saints return, head coach storms out of conference & St George backlash over Folau

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.

Barba would ‘love’ a Saints return

Ben Barba hasn’t played in the Red Vee for two years, but spoke of his desire to return if the situation presented itself in an interview with T.I Talks Footy.

Warrington recruitment unfinished

According to the Warrington Guardian, head coach Steve Price says there are unlikely to be any new signings before the season starts, but hasn’t ruled out anything once the campaign has kicked off.

Angry Walters leaves press conference

Brisbane boss Kevin Walters stormed out of a press conference after being quizzed by reporters on Payne Haas, Fox Sports reveals.

Burgess leaves Wigan

George Burgess and Wigan have parted ways with the former requiring invasive surgery on a persistent hip problem, the Warriors’ club website revealed.

Abdull suffers injury

Hull KR halfback Jordan Abdull has torn a quad in pre-season, the Hull Daily Mail has reported.

Broncos star sentenced

Payne Haas has been given a two-year conditional release order after the details of his expletive-filled run-in with police was revealed by the Courier Mail.

Change in RFL laws

Six new laws have been put in place by the RFL for the upcoming campaign including the scrapping of scrums as the Super League website revealed.

Knights sign centre

Newcastle have signed centre Brayden Musgrove following a successful trial spell, the Knights’ club website confirmed.

New stadium for Sheffield?

The Yorkshire Post has reported that the Eagles have cause for optimism of a new stadium with plans in mind for the club to move into the facility in 12 months time.

St George pull out of Folau deal

The Sydney Morning Herald has reported that the Dragons have ended their pursuit of Israel Folau following considerable backlash.

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