RL Today: Huddersfield linked with new signing, Leigh interested in Holmes & Drinkwater to Warrington

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Huddersfield linked with new signing

Huddersfield are eyeing up a return for current Toulouse hooker Nathan Peats following the departure of Danny Levi. (Examiner Live)

Levi, 25, has been released from his contract on compassionate grounds so he can return to Australia with his family. He is expected to sign with Canberra Raiders in the NRL.

32-year-old Peats spent half a season with Huddersfield Giants in 2021 as part of a swap deal from Leigh.

Leigh interested in Oliver Holmes

Leigh Centurions are closing in on back-rower Oliver Holmes from Warrington for the 2023 season. (Examiner Live)

The 30-year-old has been told he can leave the club after just one season at the Halliwell Jones Stadium, reports Examiner Live.

Ellis Longstaff available for loan

20-year-old Warrington forward Ellis Longstaff has been made available for a loan move for the 2023 Super League campaign. (Hull Daily Mail)

He spent the back-end of the 2022 season on loan at Hull, making 10 appearances.

Drinkwater to Warrington

Warrington have been linked with Catalans half-back Josh Drinkwater for 2023. (Warrington Guardian)

He was a part of the Dragons side that featured in their first-ever Grand Final in 2021 and lifted the League Leaders’ Shield that same season.

New Zealand interested in England test series

New Zealand head coach Michael Maguire says his side would be interested in facing England in 2023 as the RFL look to grow the international calendar. (Yorkshire Live)

Both teams will feature in this year’s World Cup, which kicks-off this Saturday at Newcastle’s St James’ Park.

Taumalolo’s Super League dream

Tonga international Jason Taumalolo has spoken of his desire to play in Super League. (Yorkshire Live)

“I’d love to come to this side of the world, play footy and do what I love,” he told Yorkshire Live. “When, I guess, I’ve no idea. I’ll probably have to lose a left arm for the Cowboys to get rid of me but we’ll see how we go.”

Birthdays

Former player and head coach Francis Cummins turns 46 today (October 12).

Also celebrating; St Helens and Leigh hooker Aaron Smith (26) & centre Ross Oakes (26).

Trivia

Samoa are third joint-favourites to win the World Cup alongside hosts England according to some bookmakers.

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About Josh McAllister 2126 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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