League Latest: new deal for Leeds big gun, Magic Weekend change & Trinity chairman backed controversial plan

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.

Sutcliffe made right decision

Liam Sutcliffe has told the Yorkshire Post that signing a new three-year deal was the right decision, despite handing in a transfer request last season.

Wakefield backed private equity deal

Trinity chairman Michael Carter has outlined his reasons for backing the proposed private equity deal for Super League in an interview with the Wakefield Express.

Challenge Cup draw

The Challenge Cup 1st and 2nd round draws were made yesterday with Featherstone and Bradford the standout fixture.

Newman’s positive injury strides

Harry Newman has been running again this week as the Leeds star continues his rehab following a double leg break, the Rhinos’ club website confirmed.

McInnes suffers ACL injury

St George star Cameron McInnes has been the subject of intense rumours in the off-season, but he may not even play in 2021 after rupturing his ACL, the Dragons’ club website revealed.

Super League round one confirmed

Super League round one fixtures have been released with champions St Helens taking on Salford, with all games taking place at Leeds’ Headingley stadium.

Warrington squad numbers

The Wolves have released their squad numbers with new signing Greg Inglis taking the number three shirt, their club website has revealed.

Taylor returns to action

Dave Taylor last played in the NRL in 2017 for the Canberra Raiders, but he was pictured playing in a game between the Central Queensland Highlands All Stars against the Australian Team of NRL Legends.

McNamara impressing

Ben McNamara is “coming into his own” under the guidance of Brett Hodgson, according to an interview the head coach gave the Hull Daily Mail.

Penrith star signs deal

Isaah Yeo has signed a new three-year contract with Penrith, their club website confirmed.

Magic Weekend to stay

Magic Weekend will still be in Super League’s calendar in 2021, but it has been pushed back to 4/5 September with two less games in the overall season, Super League has confirmed.

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