League Latest: Thaler in court, Roosters wanted Widdop & Super League start date

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.

Referee in court 

Ben Thaler has been in court to answer two motoring charges. The Examiner has reported that the referee is being accused of driving a motor vehicle without third party insurance on March 15 last year.

Allan to Bulldogs, Mansour to Bunnies

It’s the off-season rumour merry-go-round, with Souths’ Corey Allan expected to make the move to Canterbury and the Bunnies to bring in Josh Mansour from Penrith, according to 7News.

Hetherington on Super League start date

Leeds chairman Gary Hetherington told the Yorkshire Evening Post that he is confident that Super League will kick off on schedule in March despite the new coronavirus restrictions.

Saints signings have first hit out

Saints’ new recruits Agnatius Paasi and Dan Norman had their first training session on Monday with the rest of the squad expected to return on Monday, the St Helens Star can report.

Roosters attempts to sign Widdop

Gareth Widdop had been searching for an NRL club over the Christmas period in order to be closer to his family. One of those was the Sydney Roosters, according to The Daily Telegraph.

Ward wants concussion focus

Stevie Ward has had to retire because of ongoing concussion problems and he told BBC Sport that more needs to be done to protect players.

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