Rumour Mill: Roby future uncertain, Tigers forward aiming for new contract & Wakefield target NRL stars

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Hewitt to Halifax

Huddersfield youngster Sam Hewitt has moved to Halifax Panthers on a season-long loan, the Championship club confirmed on their website.

Roby relaxed on retirement

He may well be 35 and in the twilight of his career, but Saints legend James Roby is looking beyond 2021, League Express has revealed.

Chester hunting NRL

More recruits could come through the Wakefield door when the NRL season starts, the Wakefield Express has reported.

Vaivai leaves Toulouse

Experienced forward Paterika Vaivai has left Toulouse by mutual agreement, the club’s website has revealed..

St George sign McCullough

It’s been one of the longest-lasting rumours of the off-season, but Andrew McCullough has finally left Brisbane to join the Dragons, the latter’s club website confirmed.

Sene-Lefao aiming for contract

Jesse Sene-Lefao is out of contract with Castleford at the end of 2021, but the popular forward is hoping to do enough to stay for the next few years, League Express has revealed.

Staggs wants to stay

Kotoni Staggs has told Fox Sports that he loves Brisbane and wants to stay, despite the centre’s contract running out at the end of 2021.

O’Neill on Tigers radar

Castleford have opened contract talks with young star Jacques O’Neill following a superb 2020 season, according to the Examiner Live.

Smith spotted training

Veteran Cameron Smith has been spotted training at the Gold Coast, fuelling the rumours that the hooker is set to play on for the Titans in 2021, Fox Sports has reported.

Folau requests meeting

Israel Folau has requested to sit down with NRL chiefs as clubs start to circle in Australia, Fox Sports has revealed.

Penrith refuse to budge

The Panthers are unwilling to let young gun Matt Burton leave early to join the Canterbury Bulldogs, director Greg Alexander confirmed on SEN radio.

Bellamy heading to Brisbane?

The Broncos remain confident of landing current Melbourne boss Craig Bellamy, despite the emergence of Cronulla as a potential rival, the Sydney Morning Herald has revealed.

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