RL Today: Jake Connor attracting NRL interest & Kenny Edwards future

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Jake Connor Hull FC Credit: PA Images
Jake Connor Hull FC Credit: PA Images

Jake Connor attracting NRL interest

Hull FC full-back Jake Connor is attracting interest from clubs Down Under in the NRL. (Hull Daily Mail)

Canberra Raiders are one club of interest, according to Hull Live. However, Connor remains on contract with the MKM Stadium side until the end of the 2023 season.

The 27-year-old leads the way with try assists in Super League, with 22 so far in 2022.

Kenny Edwards future remains unclear

Kenny Edwards’ future remains unclear after the forward offering himself to rival clubs last week. (Examiner Live)

The Huddersfield back-rower is currently on loan at Castleford in 2022, and is off-contract at the end of the current campaign.

Nathan Peats arrives in France!

Toulouse new signing Nathan Peats has arrived back in France from Australia.

However, it didn’t sound like an easy journey for the former New South Wales representative…

Liam Sutcliffe determined to secure centre spot

Liam Sutcliffe is determined to make one of the centre spots his own at Leeds Rhinos. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

He has played eight games at centre so far, along with two starts at full-back. He has also featured in the halves for the Headingley Stadium side. However, he told Yorkshire Evening Post that he wants to remain in the centres for the second half of the season.

Leigh confirm interest in Josh Charnley

Leigh coach Adrian Lam has confirmed that the Centurions are in talks with out of contract Warrington winger Josh Charnley.

He told Love Rugby League: “Josh is certainly a player that we’re interested in. Chris Chester is our head of rugby dealing with situations with all of our recruiting.”

Bill Tupou suffers injury setback

Wakefield centre Bill Tupou has suffered a fresh injury setback. (Examiner Live)

The 31-year-old one-time Tonga international made his return from a serious knee injury for the club’s Reserves against Hull on Friday. However, he won’t be considered for their Super League match against the same opponents this weekend.

Birthdays

Former Great Britain, England and Ireland hooker Phil Cantillon turns 46 today (June 2).

Also celebrating; Former Tonga international Feleti Mateo (38), Ex-Australia and New South Wales representative Todd Carney (36), Featherstone half-back Ryley Jacks (30), former Ireland international Will Hope (29) and South Sydney Rabbitohs centre Campbell Graham (23).

Trivia

Former Wigan captain Sean O’Loughlin has been awarded an OBE in The Queen’s Birthday Honours for his services to rugby league.

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