League Latest: Folau on the move, NRL star in court & Smith’s future still unresolved

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.

Folau set for code switch

Wide World of Sports have reported that Catalans star Israel Folau has failed to report back to the club in pre-season, with a move to rugby union looking likely.

Rumour merry-go-round

Serious About Rugby League released their rumour mill with a few very interesting developments.

Walker in court

Fox Sports reports that Souths star Dylan Walker will defend himself over allegations of assault outside a pizza shop at a court hearing later this year.

Newcastle could host Championship

With the Championship set to explore the possibility of double-header games, the likes of Newcastle with their artificial pitch are set to be in the reckoning to host fixtures, according to the Telegraph and Argus.

Burton to grab opportunity

Leeds youngster Oli Burton has been drafted into the first-team to train full-time and gain experience as revealed by the Rhinos club website.

Smith’s forward hopes

Hull KR boss Tony Smith told Hull Daily Mail that he is hopeful that his newly revamped forward pack can lay the groundwork for his side to hurt other teams.

Bellamy unsure on Smith

Melbourne head coach Craig Bellamy told the Daily Telegraph that he is still unsure where veteran Cameron Smith’s future lies, despite the hooker stating he wanted to make a decision by Christmas.

Hurrell excited to attack

Leeds star Konrad Hurrell told the club website that he cannot wait to put the new creative flair – instilled by boss Richard Agar and assistant Sean Long – into action.

Dragons pack shaping up

St George’s Blake Lawrie told the Dragons website that the signing of Danial Alvaro and Poasa Faamausili has generated a greater competition for places.

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