RL Today: NRL man linked with Catalans & watch Last Leg host Adam Hills score for Australia

Adam Hills RL Credit: Alamy
Adam Hills RL Credit: Alamy

Last Leg host Adam Hills scores for Australia

Comedian and Last Leg host Adam Hills scored for Australia in their 32-18 defeat to Wales in the PDRL World Cup. (BBC)

The win at Victoria Park, Warrington, secured the third-place title for Wales.

NRL utility linked with Catalan

Sydney Roosters utility Adam Keighran has been linked with a move to Catalans Dragons. The Super League side recently told Josh Drinkwater his services would not be required for the 2023 season.

Keighran, 25, has made 26 appearances in the NRL, including two in 2022.

Meanwhile, Australian prop forward Kurt Dillon has joined French Elite 1 side Lezignan for the 2022/23 season. The 28-year-old has made five appearances in the NRL; four for Cronulla in 2018 and one for South Sydney Rabbitohs in 2020.

NRL forward open to Super League move

Gold Coast Titans prop and Ireland international Jaimin Jolliffe is the latest player in the World Cup to open the door to a Super League move. (Examiner Live)

The 26-year-old has made 60 appearances in the NRL, scoring three tries.

McIlorum admits he never wanted to play RL

England international Michael McIlorum reveals he never really thought about playing rugby league professionally as a youngster. (Mirror)

He told the Mirror: “As a youngster at Queens and Stanningley, I never really thought about playing rugby as a career. Things just kind of progressed. I went along with it really.”

Lee Greenwood finds new club

Former Dewsbury Rams head coach has joined Bradford as assistant to Mark Dunning in 2023. 

“I am really happy to be joining,” he said. “I have been involved in the game for a long time, I have had a good few months break but I am glad to be back involved at a club like Bradford.”

Siosiua Taukeiaho set for boxing debut

Catalans Dragons recruit and Tonga star Siosiua Taukeiaho is planning to make his boxing debut before Christmas. (Fox Sports)

According to Fox Sports, the prop forward has been secretly sparring some of Britain’s best amateurs between World Cup games in preparation.

Birthdays

England international and Warrington half-back George Williams turns 28 today (October 31).

Also celebrating; International hooker Josh Hodgson (33) & Leigh recruit Gareth O’Brien (31).

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