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Here are some of the headline-grabbing stories from the last 24 hours.
Leilani Latu has left Warrington after just barely 12 months at the Halliwell Jones Stadium, their club website confirmed.
Wakefield look to NRL
With the NRL kicking off in two weeks, Wakefield boss Chris Chester is likely to hunt Down Under for those that aren’t getting game time, the Wakefield Express reports.
Woolf hails Lees
Saints boss Kristian Woolf has praised Matty Lees for coming back to pre-season three kilos heavier, yet has lost nothing in terms of fitness and speed, Woolf told the St Helens Star.
Evalds needed change
Niall Evalds has told Sky Sports that a move to Castleford was the best thing for his career after spending 15 years at Salford.
Lenagan labels Elstone a success
Wigan chairman Ian Lenagan has declared the departing Robert Elstone a success, the Hull Daily Mail has reported.
Gale aiming for more
Luke Gale has told Leeds Live how he is determined to win more trophies with the Rhinos and that the Challenge Cup success in 2020 was his best achievement.
Bennett’s two-word expletive
Veteran head coach Wayne Bennett was expected to give an interview with Fox Sports, but instead skipped it and told Liam Knight – who had called him to see where he was – to “f**k off”, as reported on Triple M’s The Rush Hour.
Staggs attracting interest
Kotoni Staggs is apparently the target of Brisbane, as well as Parramatta and Canterbury, though Broncos head coach Kevin Walters is determined he’ll stay, according to Fox Sports.
Attack now the key for Hodgson
After spending most of his time on his side’s defensive structures, Brett Hodgson is now putting his side through their attacking paces, according to the Hull Daily Mail.
Serious About Rugby League revealed their top five contenders to be England’s fullback at the 2021 World Cup.
New contract for Broadbent
Jack Broadbent has signed a new two-year deal with Leeds after impressing in pre-season, the club website has revealed.
Flanagan talks about early return
Shane Flanagan told SEN radio that he was shocked to hear rumours of an early return to coaching life, but that he will definitely take up a role if offered.