League Latest: one Warrior’s future up in the air, Newman’s injury progress & Hull fans predict stellar season

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.

Rugby League takeover on Sky

Sky Sports Arena will show non-stop Rugby League action from Monday 22 to Friday 26 March, Super League confirmed on their website.

Rawsthorne leaves KR

Nick Rawsthorne has left Hull KR and joined Halifax, the former club confirmed on their website.

Rivals Round announced

Round 20 (19-22 August) of the Betfred Super League season will see Rugby League’s biggest rivals go head-to-head in Rivals Round, Super League confirmed on their website.

KR out to shut critics up

New Hull KR signing Brad Takairangi has spoke of his desire to prove the doubters wrong in 2021 after the club received the wooden spoon in 2020, Serious About Rugby League has reported.

Agar to step up training

Leeds boss Richard Agar is going to up his side’s training preparations as the season approaches, he told the club website.

Child speaks out

Referee James Child has spoken out publicly about being gay, having been interviewed by BBC Sport.

Super League home games confirmed

Super League matches will return to single-game events from round three of the rugby league calendar, the Hull Daily Mail has confirmed.

Hull fans positive

The Hull Daily Mail has revealed that Hull FC fans are optimistic of the season ahead with almost 80% of a poll taken by the Mail believing the Airlie Birds will reach the play-offs in 2021.

Warrington need centre

The Warrington Guardian has reported that the Wolves need a centre after allowing halfback Riley Dean to join York on-loan.

Newman due to run on grass

The Yorkshire Evening Post has reported that Leeds Rhinos centre Harry Newman is due to run on grass for the first time since his horrific injury in a win over Hull KR at Warrington last September.

Dragons expose player manager lies 

The Daily Telegraph has reported that Eels lock Brown is the latest player to be falsely linked to the Dragons, with St George taking the unusual step of calling the Eels directly to confirm they have no interest in the Origin star.

Hill testimonial confirmed

Chris Hill’s testimonial has been confirmed by the Warrington club website – the Wolves will play Leigh on Thursday 18th March.

Number one fullbacks

Serious About Rugby League have ranked their top five fullbacks in Super League.

Luai signs contract

Penrith halfback Jarome Luai has signed a new three-year deal, Fox Sports has reported.

Gildart crunch time

Oliver Gildart has told the Manchester Evening News that he is facing the biggest year of his career as he looks to earn a new deal – whether at Wigan or elsewhere.

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