RL Today: Hardaker’s future, Mustapha contract latest, Hall update & Ritson interest

Zak Hardaker Muizz Mustapha

Hardaker’s future

Leeds’ Zak Hardaker insists he has no idea where his future lies beyond the current season. (Leeds Live)

The 30-year-old full-back is off-contract at Headingley Stadium at the end of the season, having made the mid-season switch from Wigan.

Mustapha contract latest

Rhinos head coach Rohan Smith says Muizz Mustapha is free to explore his options for 2023. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Mustapha, 22, is out of contract at the end of 2022. He made his third appearance of the campaign in the dominant victory over Wigan last week.

Hall injury update

Hull KR interim boss Danny McGuire has revealed that winger Ryan Hall played the entire game against Warrington last week with a torn calf. (Yorkshire Post)

He will miss the club’s trip to Wigan on Thursday but is likely to return again this season.

Ritson interest

Barrow head coach Paul Crarey says he is yet to receive an approach for in-form winger Tee Ritson. (BBC)

The 26-year-old has scored 23 tries in as many games for the Championship side in 2022. Previously reports linked him with interest from Super League. However, the winger signed a new three-year contract in June last year.

England’s new kit

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St Helens injury latest

St Helens head coach Kristian Woolf has provided the latest on injured duo Tommy Makinson and Will Hopoate as well as a full team update.

Goal-kicking winger Makinson could return this weekend against Salford. Full-back, centre or winger Hopoate has suffered a pec injury.


Former Great Britain representative Paul Loughlin turns 56 today (July 28).

Also celebrating; Former Australia international Steve Ella (62), ex-dual international Rowland Phillips (57), former player-turned model Nick Youngquest (39), Featherstone forward Luke Cooper (28), Canterbury Bulldogs speedster Josh Addo-Carr (27), Warrington and England Knights winger Matty Ashton (24) and Gold Coast Titans hooker Tanah Boyd (22).


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About Josh McAllister 1679 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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