League Latest: Lam scanning for recruits, Leeds star discusses new contract & Tigers training ground scuffle

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.

Elstone leaves post

Executive Chairman Robert Elstone has handed his notice in to Super League after less than two years in the post.

Partington opens up on heartache

Wigan’s Oliver Partington was left with tears in his eyes following his side’s loss in the 2020 Grand Final, he revealed to Manchester Evening News.

Cas stepping up in pre-season

Head physiotherapist Matt Crowther has revealed on the Castleford website how the Tigers have changed the pre-season intensity in order to lower the risk of injury.

Exiles prediction

Serious About Rugby League gave their predicted Exiles team to face England in a possible mid-season test.

Patience for Lam

Though Wigan have more than enough room to bring in another recruit, head coach Adrian Lam is taking his time in identifying any possible signings, according to Manchester Evening News.

Ex-Wakefield forward given trial

Former Trinity player Titus Gwaze is understood to be on trial at London following his release at the end of 2020, the Hull Daily Mail has reported.

Warriors in for Hughes

Speaking to Big Sports Breakfast, Dean Ritchie revealed that the New Zealand Warriors are trying to lure Melbourne playmaker Jahrome Hughes to the club with the promise of a number one shirt.

Centre impresses Agar

Youngster Jack Broadbent is high on the list of those that have impressed Leeds head coach Richard Agar in pre-season so far, he told the Yorkshire Evening Post.

Broncos set to release hooker

Brisbane finally look to grant hooker Andrew McCullough a release, according the Courier Mail.

Hughes praises youngsters

Warrington star Jack Hughes has praised the club’s youngsters in an interview with the Warrington Guardian.

Wigan close training ground

The Warriors’ Robin Park Arena will be closed for ten days, their club website revealed.

Four clubs in for Drinkwater

Scott Drinkwater is apparently being chased by Brisbane, Cronulla, St George and the Warriors, with his contract ending at the end of 2021, the Courier Mail reports.

Martin not thinking about new deal

Rhyse Martin has told the Yorkshire Evening Post that he isn’t worried about extending his contract beyond his current deal.

Tigers training ground scuffle

Fox Sports has reported that Wests duo Luciano Leilua and Jacob Liddle had to be separated following a heated exchange in training.

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