League Latest: Burrell’s honesty about Warrington experience, Agar reveals potential halfback partnership & Powell takes strong stance

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.

Eastmond signs for Leeds

In a shock turn of events, the Rhinos announced the capture of former St Helens and Rugby Union star Kyle Eastmond on their club website.

Addy standing out

Richard Marshall has heaped praise on new signing Danny Addy, calling him a “stand-out” in an interview with the Manchester Evening News.

Agar testing out combinations

Richard Agar has told the Yorkshire Evening Post that he is excited to test out his halfback combinations with the capture of Kyle Eastmond, despite the Rhinos’ playmaker injury crisis.

Folau left out

Israel Folau has been left out of the Catalans squad numbers, fuelling the fire that he is heading back to the NRL.

Chester hails assistants

Wakefield boss Chris Chester has waxed lyrical about both Andy Last and Willie Poching and their impact on the Trinity side in an interview with the Wakefield Express.

Burrell slams Warrington

He made just seven appearances for the Wolves, and Luther Burrell has opened up to the Guardian about being in “a really dark place” after failing to make it work in rugby league.

Smith looking forward to 2021

Hull KR boss Tony Smith is undaunted ahead of the new season and is an upbeat mood, the Hull Daily Mail can reveal.

Powell calls for own direction

Daryl Powell has told the Pontefract & Castleford Express that Super League should reintroduce scrums and stop trying to follow everything the NRL does.

Walker vows to come back stronger

He may have been ruled out for most – if not all – of the 2021 campaign, but Jack Walker is remaining upbeat and vows to come back stronger in 2022, the fullback told Leeds Live.

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