RL Today: Castleford prop heading to Championship & Bradford land leading half-back

Castleford Lewis Peachey

Castleford prop heading to Championship

21-year-old Castleford Tigers forward Lewis Peachey is set to join Sheffield Eagles in 2023. (Examiner Live)

Peachey made his Super League debut in 2019 and has gone on to make 11 appearances for the club. He has spent the majority of the 2022 campaign on loan at Newcastle Thunder.

Bulldogs consider train and trial deal for Reynolds

Canterbury Bulldogs are considering handing half-back Josh Reynolds a train and trial deal for 2023. (Sydney Morning Herald)

The 33-year-old was released by Super League side Hull in June and has remained a free agent. Reynolds is believed to be keen to make a return to his former NRL club for one final season.

Greg Richards staying at KR

Prop forward Greg Richards will remain at Hull KR in the 2023 season. (Hull Daily Mail)

The club recently confirmed 11 departures at the conclusion of the 2022 campaign, which did not include 27-year-old Richards. Hull Daily Mail has reported that the club has triggered a clause in his contract that will extend his deal for another 12 months.

Bradford land Championship leading half-back

Bradford Bull have signed half-back Tom Holmes for the 2023 campaign. (Examiner Live)

Holmes, 26, has previously featured for Castleford and Huddersfield in the Super League. He had two stints at Featherstone before making the switch to Sheffield in 2022.

Keighley’s signings of intent

League 1 champions Keighley are preparing for their life in the Championship with the signings of Ellis Robson and Mark Ioane. (Yorkshire Live)

Robson, 23, is currently with Newcastle Thunder, who will return to part-time in 2023. Ioane, 31, is expected to make the move from Championship promotion favourites Leigh.

Halifax eye Italy World Cup hopeful

Halifax are plotting to sign Whitehaven forward Ryan King. (Yorkshire Live

The 25-year-old has scored 14 tries in 25 appearances for the Championship outfit this season. He could line up for Italy at this year’s World Cup in England

Birthdays

Wakefield head coach Willie Poching turns 49 today (August 30).

Also celebrating; Former Australia international Peter Tunks (64), ex-France international Jamal Fakir (40) and half-back Dan Coates (23).

Trivia

Catalans secured their third consecutive top-four finish on Monday following their 32-18 victory at home to Leeds.

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About Josh McAllister 1909 Articles
Journalist. Joined the Love Rugby League team full time at the start of 2022 having been a freelance reporter for several years. Previously media manager for Swinton and Rochdale.

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