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League Latest: Injury worries for four Super League sides, gruesome dislocation from “chicken wing” & Taylor unhappy

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.

Agar sweating on Handley

Richard Agar told the Leeds website that Ash Handley appears to have a medial injury that could see him miss the opening round of the season, following yesterday’s pre-season defeat to Huddersfield.

Promotion favourites revealed

Serious About Rugby League revealed the odds of the favourites to be promoted from the Championship in 2021.

Foster suffers injury

Alex Foster suffered a bicep injury in Castleford’s victory over Hull KR yesterday, Daryl Powell told Serious About Rugby League.

Wigan injury problems

Adrian Lam has confirmed in the Wigan Today that Dom Manfredi, Oliver Gildart and Jai Field are still major doubts for round one, whilst Bevan French and Jackson Hastings have yet to play together.

Taylor sick of “on paper” strength

Hull FC’s Scott Taylor says he is fed up of hearing how good his side should be on paper after poor 2020, the Yorkshire Post can reveal.

Betts confident of Super League target

Denis Betts has told the Daily Mirror that Newcastle Thunder’s target of winning Super League by 2030 is very much achievable – and could even be done sooner.

Giants signing hobbles off

Olly Ashall-Bott will be monitored over the next few weeks after leaving the field early in Huddersfield’s victory over Leeds, the Yorkshire Post can report.

Chester happy

Wakefield boss Chris Chester told the League Express that he is happy with how pre-season has gone for his side.

Gruesome dislocation

Manly Sea Eagles front-rower Haumole Olakau’atu was playing for the NRL side’s NSW Cup side against North Sydney Bears when he suffered an elbow dislocation, tangling with ball-carrier Matt Ikuvalu, One News reported.

Rugby not politics

RFL chairman Simon Johnson has called on the sport’s fraternity to focus on the game rather than the politics surrounding, League Express has revealed.

Reynolds slams Aussie media

New Hull FC star Josh Reynolds took a parting shot at the NRL media for his treatment, Serious About Rugby League has reported.

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