League Latest: Jones-Bishop seeks new club, Magic Weekend to move & Catalans relocation discussed

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.

Catalans reject Folau rumours

Head coach Steve McNamara has rubbished claims Israel Folau will not be at the club in 2021, citing family issues and Covid restrictions as the reasons why the star has not yet returned, Sky Sports can reveal.

Dragons to relocate?

Catalans are apparently preparing to relocate to the UK amid uncertainty over travel to and from France, but this is the last resort according to the Daily Mirror.

Moors a Rover

Former Castleford Tigers rampaging forward Junior Moors has signed for Championship club Featherstone Rovers, their club website reported.

Magic Weekend to move

BBC Sport reveals that Super League has asked Newcastle United about the possibility of moving the Magic Weekend to a later date given the fixture disruption.

BJB ready

Ben Jones-Bishop is ready to return to Super League with a new club after overcoming adversity in the past, he revealed in an interview with the Daily Mirror.

Morley returns to Salford

Adrian Morley is back at Salford, having been appointed on the Board of Trustees in a bid to increase engagement of the local community, the club website reports.

Melbourne appoint referee

Former referee Bernard Sutton has become Melbourne’s latest recruit as the Premiers chase discipline edge, nrl.com reports.

Super League behind closed doors

Super League is set to play at least the two opening rounds behind closed doors after the latest lockdown restrictions, according to the Hull Daily Mail.

Charges dropped for Raider

Young Canberra star Tom Starling was hit with seven charges following a run-in with police in December, but six of those have now been thrown out of court as the Daily Telegraph can reveal.

English youngsters at Knights

Bailey Hodgson and Dominic Young are set to battle it out for a place in the backline for Newcastle in 2020, the club website discloses.

Breakout stars of 2020

Serious About Rugby League revealed their top five young breakout stars of 2020.

 

 

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