League Latest: Giants sign fullback, Warrington star extends contract & NRL brawl takes new twist

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.

NRL star almost involved in knife fight

Corey Norman has lifted his silence on Cronulla street brawl, stating friend James Segeyaro was racially abused before one of the adversaries threatened to pull a knife, according to the West.

Bateman looking to end career at Wigan

Former Canberra Raider, John Bateman, told Wigan Today that he will look back at his two-year NRL spell with disappointment and aims to finish his sporting career with the Warriors.

Giants sign fullback

Huddersfield have moved quickly to plug the gap left by Ashton Golding’s injury by signing 23-year-old Olly Ashall-Bott on a ten-month deal, their club website has revealed.

Sydney preparing contract

Angus Crichton is set to be offered a new deal by Sydney Roosters in an attempt to fend off St George Illawarra Dragons, according to the Daily Telegraph.

Luai nearing new deal

Penrith star halfback Jarome Luai is nearing a new deal with the Panthers that will reportedly see the playmaker take home $2.2 million, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.

Battye signs on

Former London prop Eric Battye has signed a three-year deal with Wakefield, as their club website reports.

Hull FC selection headache

New boss Brett Hodgson told the Hull Daily Mail that he will face a number of selection problems after being impressed in pre-season.

Graham backflips on job

St George claimed at the weekend that James Graham had agreed a role to take over the club’s NRLW side, but the former prop asked England Rugby League to clarify that wasn’t the case, although the two parties remain in talks, Fox Sports can reveal.

Philbin signs long-term deal

Rampaging forward Joe Philbin has signed a four-year deal with Warrington, as their club website revealed over the weekend.

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