RL Today: Kaide Ellis outlines his ambitions, Castleford recruit targets silverware & museum latest

Kaide Ellis

Kaide Ellis outlines his ambitions

Wigan’s new arrival Kaide Ellis says he wants to be one of the standout props in Super League. (Wigan Today)

The 25-year-old Australian has joined the Warriors on a two-year contract, with the option of a third. He told Wigan Today: “I want to prove a point this season and be one of the best front-rowers in the comp, which is why the club brought me in.”

DETERMINED: Kaide Ellis has joined Wigan for one reason only – to win

Castleford recruit targets silverware

Castleford’s new recruit Bureta Faraimo believes the club can achieve something special. (The Yorkshire Post)

The USA international winger has joined the Tigers on a two-year deal from Hull. Faraimo told The Yorkshire Post: “I still live in Hull. I was there for four years and I loved every bit of it. But I’m looking forward to building something new with a new team and, hopefully, winning a few things. I do believe we can make something happen with this squad.”

Latest on National Rugby League Museum

Council chiefs have revealed that the National Rugby League Museum within the George Hotel in Huddersfield may not be ‘compatible’ with bringing the building back into use as hotel accommodation. (Yorkshire Live)

Warrington signing raring to go

Warrington forward Oliver Holmes has offered an update on the neck injury that ended his time at Castleford early (Warrington Guardian)

Holmes told Warrington Guardian: “I was still able to get myself fit before getting the all-clear and coming in for pre-season so I’ll be raring to go.”

Derek Beaumont classy gesture

Leigh owner Derek Beaumont has made a classy gesture by donating more than £1,000 to a fundraiser in honour for Rob Burrow.

A Wigan fan is aiming to complete seven half Ironman Triathlons in seven days in honour of his sporting hero Rob Burrow.

Burrow has been battling motor neurone disease since his diagnosis in 2019. Wigan supporter Martyn Clarke is raising money for Burrow and the MND Association.

A touch of the class from the Centurions boss!

Derek Beaumont gesture

Free agents still on the market

Three free agents Super League could still sign for the new season. (Manchester Evening News)

The trio, who have a lot of experience in the top-flight, are currently without a contract for the 2022 campaign.

Birthdays

Former Lebanon and Leigh forward John Elias turns 58 today (December 10).

Also celebrating; Samoan centre Richard Kennar (27) and Oldham’s new recruit Calvin Wellington (26).

Trivia

New Zealand are currently the number one ranked nation in the world.

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