Newman’s Call, Phone Call, Woolf’s Future, and Kenny’s Kukis Call
Leeds center Harry Newman is hoping to successfully appeal his charge so he can play in the Super League this weekend. (Leeds live)
England’s World Cup hopeful was handed a two-match penalty notice by the RFL’s Match Review Panel for ‘aggressive behavior towards a match official’ in last week’s defeat at St Helens.
Kristian Woolf says he is 100 per cent committed to St Helens this season, despite being constantly linked with moves to the NRL. (Star of St Helens)
Saints fans chanted “one more year!” to Woolf after last Thursday’s win over Leeds. Woolf, who is out of contract at the end of the season, said: “I’m committed to what I’m doing in St Helens at the moment and I love what we’re doing as a team.”
Warrington injury blow
Warrington striker Joe Philbin has vowed to come back stronger after being ruled out for the rest of the season with injury.
The England international left the pitch due to a knee injury in Warrington’s 4-0 win over Hull on Friday.
Publish to sound instagramPhilbin said: “Well, 2022 is over. It certainly didn’t go the way I planned, but now is the time to put all my energy into recovery and come back a different beast. in 2023.”
Passionate Hull by Hoy
Hull FC are interested in signing Australian utility full-back Tex Hoy from NRL side Newcastle Knights (live shell)
The Blacks and Whites released marquee half-back Josh Reynolds with immediate effect last week. FC manager Brett Hodgson has revealed they will look into the market to fill the void left by Reynolds, and now live shell report that they are keen to bring Hoy to the Super League.
Cornwall celebrates its first victory
Cornwall manager Neil Kelly said he had yet to fully grasp his side had secured their first-ever victory when they beat the West Wales Raiders 22-4 on Saturday. (BBC)
Kelly said BBC Cornwall: “We have all won games in our rugby careers. But to represent a team in its first season; and getting the historic first win is the bit that has yet to sink.
Edwards’ call for the World Cup
Kenny Edwards said love rugby league that he had initial talks with the Cook Islands over the potential to represent his legacy at the next World Cup.
Edwards said love rugby league“I had talks with Tony Iro, the coach there from the Cook Islands. I’m not 100% sure if I’ll raise my hand, but I could potentially play for them at the World Cup.
“My grandfather is in the Cook Islands. I didn’t raise my hand before playing for them, but we’ll see. I don’t know if I will do it at the end of the year; but I will make that decision when the time draws near.
Wigan legend Colin Clarke, father of Phil, turns 77 today (June 28).
Also celebrating; former Hull favorite Paul King (43), Warrington striker Jason Clark (33), Tonga international twins Andrew and David Fifita (33), Cornwall striker Anthony Mullally (31) , recently retired Albanian striker Olsi Krasniqi (30) and Whitehaven Italy international Ryan Roi (25).
Newly appointed Ged Corcoran becomes the Irish team’s first head coach, born and bred in County Offaly.
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