RL Today: Leeming latest, Lolohea injury update & more to come from Wire
Leeds hooker Kruise Leeming has moved a step closer to making his switch to the NRL. His transfer has reportedly between agreed by the Rhinos and Gold Coast Titans. (Yorkshire Evening Post)
Yorkshire Evening Post‘s Peter Smith reports that the transfer will be made official once the Titans complete their side of the paperwork.
Lolohea injury update
Tui Lolohea didn’t feature in Huddersfield’s game against St Helens last night due to injury. (Yorkshire Live)
The Tonga international has been managing a hamstring complaint that saw him sidelined for Thursday night’s televised clash with Saints, according to Yorkshire Live.
More to come from Wire
Warrington may be sitting top of the Super League table having won five from five, but winger Matty Ashton believes the best is yet to come from the Wolves. (Warrington Guardian)
Ashton told Warrington Guardian: “We’re getting the two points every week at the minute and that’s great, but we know we still have a lot to give. We’re not at our best yet but hopefully that’s still to come. There’s plenty more levels we can still get to.”
The adopted Wiganer
Australian half-back Cade Cust says he feels right at home in Wigan and is enjoying his time in England. (Wigan Today)
He told Wigan Today: “I definitely feel like an adopted Wiganer, everyone has been great in helping me. I feel like I’ve fitted in quite easily, I’ve enjoyed every minute of it. I just want to keep putting smiles on the faces of the fans and hopefully keep producing wins. I’m not eating any pies yet because I try to keep my body in shape!”
Swinton duo loaned to Midlands
Swinton duo Joey Romeo and Morgan Burgess have joined League 1 club Midlands Hurricanes on one-month loan deals.
St Helens were dealt a blow when forward Sione Mata’utia failed a head injury assessment in their 14-12 win at Huddersfield.
The former Australia and Samoa international left the field just 27 seconds into the game at the John Smith’s Stadium for a head injury assessment.
Mata’utia didn’t return to the field after failing his HIA, meaning he will also be unavailable for next Friday’s home game against Wakefield due to the return to play concussion protocol.
Australia, Queensland and Brisbane Broncos legend Darren Lockyer turns 46 today (March 24).
Also celebrating; ex-Halifax prop Anthony Seuseu (44), former Tonga international Manase Manuokafoa (38), ex-Championship stalwart Pat Walker (37), Wakefield winger Lewis Murphy (21) and Leeds’ Welsh international Luis Roberts (21).
Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook made his 350th appearance for St Helens in last night’s match at Huddersfield.
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