League Latest: Burgess found guilty, ten on Leeds’ radar & Smith saga nearing conclusion

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.

Leigh chasing NRL star

Manly’s Brendan Elliott is apparently on the Centurions’ radar, according to the Manchester Evening News.

Burgess found guilty

Former NRL star Sam Burgess has been found guilty of intimidating his father-in-law during a heated argument in 2019 and sentenced to a two-year community correction order, Fox Sports has revealed.

Titans given green light

The Gold Coast have freed up enough cap space and have been given the all-clear by the NRL to sign Cameron Smith, according to SEN.

Leeds were in the hunt for ten

Rhinos boss Richard Agar told the Yorkshire Evening Post that he spoke to “about ten” players before settling on Zane Tetevano and King Vuniyayawa.

Clark committed to Warrington

Jason Clark has spoken honestly with the Warrington Guardian about lockdown life, stating that the pull of staying with the Wolves was greater than wanting to return to Australia.

Teenage Bronco attracting interest

The race to sign young sensation Brendan Piakura is hotting up as Canterbury appear favourites to land his signature, as reported by Fox Sports.

Bennett avoiding commitment

Veteran coach Wayne Bennett has paused talk about where his future lies in an interview with Fox Sports, stating he owes a lot to South Sydney.

Quota exemption

Players that were contracted to the Toronto Wolfpack for the 2021 season will not be counted on the salary cap of their new sides, according to Leeds Live.

Wakefield leading the Chase

Chase Stanley is apparently close to penning a deal with Wakefield Trinity following the demise of the Wolfpack, Leeds Live can report.

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