League Latest: Emotional Burgess opens up, Leeds star rejects new deal, Dagger secures future & Hodgson expectant going into final game

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.

Dagger signs new deal

Will Dagger has ended speculation about his future by signing a two-year extension to stay at Hull KR until 2023 Serious About Rugby League has reported after an announcement from the club themselves. It comes after a superb showing against Castleford on Saturday.

Castleford confirm another departure

Today, Castleford confirmed that 2017 Grand Finalist Alex Foster would be leaving the club at the end of the year.

Beaumont to take legal action against Toulouse

Leigh Centurions owner Derek Beaumont has threatened to take legal action should Toulouse secure promotion to the Super League this year. Serious About Rugby League revealed that the Beaumont took to Twitter to say that he would push against any side who has played so few games and is rewarded with promotion.

Smith signs new deal

Grand Final winner Matty Smith has signed a new deal at Widnes. The one-year contract keeps the former Wigan and St Helens man at Widnes until the end of 2022.

Reliving Warriors’ woes

Serious About Rugby League has turned back the clock to look at one of the lowest moments in Wigan’s history when they historically lost 145-0 to their two biggest rivals in 2005.

Burgess opens up on difficulties

Yorkshire Live have shed some light on former England international Sam Burgess’s recent struggles after the former Bradford man opened up on SAS Australia about the difficulties he’s faced since hanging up his boots including the controversies which have surrounded him in recent years.

Leeds confirm contract struggles with McLelland

Richard Agar has confirmed in Leeds Live that injured halfback Callum McLelland has yet to accept the contract the club have offered him for next year.

Disciplinary panel returns verdict

The RFL has confirmed which stars face bans this week after last weekend’s rugby.

Carr to drive Dewsbury forward in 2022

Dewsbury have revealed that Lewis Carr has signed a one-year extension to remain at the club until the end of next season.

Determined Evalds

Castleford’s Niall Evalds has spoken to the Yorkshire Post about what his side must do to secure their place in the play-offs.

Step forward for the RFL

In the Yorkshire Evening Post, Peter Smith has claimed that the newly formed Strategic Group is a step in the right direction for the game.

Expectant Hodgson

The Hull Daily Mail has said that Brett Hodgson is expecting one more big performance from his players before the end of the season.

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