League Latest: Burgess speaks out, Magic Weekend date confirmed & Price commends star on “best pre-season ever”

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.

Magic Weekend announced

The Dacia Magic Weekend will take place on the weekend of the 4/5 September, with Castleford and Salford kicking the event off, Super League confirmed on their website.

All-time Super League greats

Serious About Rugby named their all-time best Super League side over the past 25 years.

Tetevano arrives in UK

New Leeds recruit Zane Tetevano has arrived in the UK and will now quarantine, Leeds Live has revealed.

Hardaker on Inglis

Wigan star Zak Hardaker has told Wigan Today that everyone will want to play Warrington in 2021 because of Greg Inglis.

Brotherly Burgess love

Souths star Tom Burgess has spoken out in support of brother Sam, saying he would stand by him after his latest indiscretion, the WWOS has reported.

Sneyd closing in on record

Marc Sneyd is just 101 points off  the goalkicking record for Hull FC, though he told the Hull Daily Mail he is more focused on helping his side win than individual records.

Sutcliffe raring to go

Leeds’ Alex Sutcliffe says he is ready to make up for lost time following a post-season operation, he told the club website.

Wakefield chairman happy

Michael Carter has told the Wakefield Express that he welcomes the decision that crowds could return after May 17.

Richardson opens up

Danny Richardson has told Serious About Rugby League that his main aim in 2021 is to win trophies.

The NRL for PNG?

Papua New Guinean Prime Minister, James Marape, has told Fox Sports that he wants an NRL side by 2025.

Price impressed by Hill

Steve Price has waxed lyrical about how Chris Hill has stepped up in training following the loss of captaincy, the Warrington Guardian has reported.

Kear aiming for promotion

Bradford boss John Kear has told the Daily Mirror that he will be pushing hard for promotion in 2021 in what will be the most competitive Championship yet.

Broncos star pleads guilty

Ex-Bronco Jamil Hopoate has pleaded guilty to assaulting his partner after spitting on security guards, Fox Sports can reveal.

Ford looking forward to Hodgson battle

With York’s friendly with Hull FC confirmed, the former’s boss James Ford told the Hull Daily Mail that he cannot wait to lock horns with Brett Hodgson.

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