RL Today: James Roby on future & no disciplinary charges from England fixture

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James Roby St Helens SWpix Credit: PA Images
James Roby St Helens SWpix Credit: PA Images

James Roby on future

Super League’s all-time appearance holder James Roby is out of contract with Saints at the end of the season. He says he has yet to make a decision on whether this will be his final year in the game or whether he will go around again in 2023.

He said: “I know it is a question that people keep asking me and I’ve not really got a set answer to be honest.

“There’ll always be a part of me that will always want to carry on and there’s a part of me that says it is time to retire now. There are pros and cons for both.”

No disciplinary charges from England fixture

There were no charges for either England or Combined Nations All Stars players following their clash at the Halliwell Jones Stadium on Saturday.

It will come as a relief to clubs as they return to Super League action this week.

Emily Rudge history maker

England Women captain Emily Rudge recorded her 26th international cap against France over the weekend.

Mikolaj Oledzki impressive stats for England

During a 30-minute stint, England forward Mikolaj Oledzki made 156 metres against the Combined Nations All Stars. (Yorkshire Post)

Defensively, Oledzki made 13 tackles and will be hoping to retain his place for the upcoming World Cup. 

Kenny Edwards discusses future with NRL and Super League options

Kenny Edwards has confirmed talks with Parramatta Eels, but the back-rower wants to remain in Super League.

Edwards told Love Rugby League: “I’m really enjoying my football at the moment. I’ve seen reports in Australia talking about the Parramatta Eels and all that sort of stuff; I’ve had a couple of initial conversations with my old coach there in Brad Arthur about the potential to go home, but I’m loving it at Castleford also. 

“I have really found a home at Castleford this year and the fans have really got behind me.”

Oliver Roberts departs Huddersfield

Huddersfield have released back-rower Oliver Roberts to pursue a new opportunity in the Championship.

The 27-year-old is off-contract at the end of the season and has only made three starts in 2022. He has been granted an early release to continue his career in the Championship. 

Birthdays

Former Hull, Huddersfield, Leigh and Wales international Rob Roberts turns 44 today (June 21).

Also celebrating; Ex-Australia representative Michael Crocker (42), four-capped Scotland international Scott Rhodes (42), Brisbane half-back Tyson Gamble (26), Catalans centre Tyrone May (26) and Parramatta Eels playmaker Dylan Brown (22).

Trivia

Jesse Bromwich will lead New Zealand as captain against Tonga in their mid-season international Test.

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