League Latest: Hardaker confident of treble, head coach plays down talk of rift & potential Magic Weekend venues

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.

Hardaker confident of trophies

Wigan’s Zak Hardaker has told Wigan Today that he is confident that the Warriors can win the treble in 2021.

Pearson feared for life

Hull chairman Adam Pearson has told the Yorkshire Post of his scary run-in with the coronavirus.

Oldham make another signing

The Roughyeds have added local 23-year-old Joe Hartley to their 2021 squad, the Oldham club website confirmed.

Bizarre Rugby League transfers

Serious About Rugby League have revealed a list of the top ten bizarre Rugby League signings of all time, with a former Olympic sprinter included.

Dewsbury add Hall

The Rams have signed experienced front-rower Aaron Hall for 2021, their club website revealed.

Magic Weekend venues

Serious About Rugby League have released their five potential Magic Weekend venues for the future, with Sunderland’s Stadium of Light amongst the list.

Feki injury

Sosaia Feki has ruptured his Achilles tendon, the Castleford club website confirmed. The former Cronulla winger played just 20 minutes for the Tigers in 2020.

London sign youngster

Former Wakefield prop Titus Gwaze has joined the Broncos on a one-year deal, their club website confirmed.

Wakefield looking for quality

Trinity chairman Michael Carter has told the Wakefield Express that the club are not just looking for good players or staff, they are looking for good people too.

Brown on retirement

Kevin Brown has told the Manchester Evening News that he is not bothered about retirement as he enters his 19th season in Super League after playing through pain barrier in 2020.

Leeming aiming for World Cup

Leeds hooker Kruise Leeming has his sights set on an England World Cup spot, he told the Yorkshire Post.

Watson praises halfback

New Huddersfield boss Ian Watson has waxed lyrical about young halfback/hooker Olly Russell’s application during pre-season as the Giants prepare for the new campaign, Yorkshire Live can report.

Tougher quarantine rules

The Hull Daily Mail has revealed that overseas stars who have yet to return to their clubs face tougher quarantine restrictions upon arrival.

No Huddersfield tension

Ian Watson has told the Yorkshire Post that there has been no friction between him and ex-interim boss Luke Robinson as the former stamps his own identity on the Giants.

Hodgson speaks on squad

The Hull Daily Mail has reported that head coach Brett Hodgson is willing to wait until the very last second before he makes decisions on his strongest team.

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