Paper Talk: Wakefield linked with Gavet, Smith future & Goodwin to Leigh?

We’ve had a look through the latest papers.

Wakefield linked with Gavet

Wakefield have been linked with a move for Huddersfield prop James Gavet, reports League Express.

The Samoa international has attracted interest from Trinity ahead of the 2021 campaign, according to League Express.

Smith future

Melbourne Storm star Brandon Smith has been given approval to find a new club at the end of the 2021 campaign, reports The West Australian.

Cameron Smith has yet to announce his playing future and Storm still have Harry Grant within their hooking ranks so the younger Smith’s future could be elsewhere, according to The West Australian.

Goodwin to Leigh?

Cronulla Sharks centre Bryson Goodwin has been linked with a switch to Leigh, reports news.com.au.

The 34-year-old had actually signed for the Centurions on a two-year deal from 2018 onwards but then joined Warrington after the two English clubs agreed a fee for the 10-time New Zealand international. Goodwin has been linked with a move to Leigh, according to news.com.au.

Warrington chief on 12th club

Warrington chief executive Karl Fitzpatrick has discussed the prospects of the Championship hopefuls who want Super League’s 12th club, reports Warrington Guardian.

Fitzpatrick told Warrington Guardian: “It’s going to be a difficult one – I’m glad I’m not on that panel. There’s some really strong applicants within those clubs and all would add value in one way or another.”

Watson impressed

Huddersfield’s new coach Ian Watson is impressed by the ambition of the Giants, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Watson told The Yorkshire Post: “Speaking to Ken (Davy) was a big motivating factor in me coming.”

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