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.
Price to exit
Warrington have confirmed on their club website that 2021 would be the last year that head coach Steve Price would be with the Wolves. The Australian Daily Telegraph has also reported that Price is looking for an NRL gig from 2021.
Leigh sign Elliot
The Centurions finally got their man, with speedster Brendan Elliot joining Leigh for 2021, the club revealed on their website.
Dwyer aiming for team spirit
Leeds’ Brad Dwyer told the Yorkshire Evening Post that the competition between him and Kruise Leeming for that number 9 spot will drive standards at the Rhinos.
Hughes taken aback
Jack Hughes has told the Warrington Guardian that he was shocked to be named full captain by boss Steve Price in place of a co-captaincy with Chris Hill.
Salford hoping for Wigan collaboration
Red Devils boss Richard Marshall has told the Manchester Evening News that he is hopeful of having opposed training sessions with the Warriors before the season starts.
Segeyaro ban reduced
James Segeyaro has had his drugs ban reduced to 20 months, meaning the hooker will be free to play from June 3, the West has revealed.
Meninga shuts door on Smith
Gold Coast’s head of culture and performance, Mal Meninga, has emphatically ended rumours that the Titans are about to sign veteran Cameron Smith at the Fox League 2021 season launch, Fox Sports has reported.
Agar relishing competition
Leeds head coach Richard Agar has spoken to Leeds Live about how the competition for places has driven standards at the club and that he is looking forward to seeing his squad battle it out.
Benji not afraid
Benji Marshall is not afraid to say what he thinks to head coach Wayne Bennett which is why the latter plumped for the veteran halfback, according to an interview given by the Rabbitohs’ Damien Cook with Fox Sports.
Tigers determined to improve
Castleford head coach Daryl Powell has told the Pontefract & Castleford Express that him and his players are determined to right the wrongs of a poor 2020 campaign.
McNamara on Elstone
Catalans boss Steve McNamara has told the Hull Daily Mail that he never saw eye-to-eye with former Super League chief Robert Elstone, but that he should have been given greater power on some issues.
Stanley transfer update
Chris Chester still hasn’t given up hope of signing ex-Toronto star Chase Stanley, despite the latter’s return to Australia, Yorkshire Live has revealed.
Vete hoping to be fit
He’s missed six weeks of pre-season, but new Hull KR recruit Albert Vete is determined to return to full fitness in time for the start of the 2021 campaign, he told the Hull Daily Mail.