RL Today: John Kear linked with Wakefield & Benji Marshall on the Apprentice

John Kear

John Kear linked with Wakefield

Wakefield are in talks with John Kear about a return to the club. (Examiner Live)

Kear left his role as head coach at Bradford earlier in April by mutual consent. Now, Examiner Live are reporting that the West Yorkshire club are in talks for a return to bolster their chances of staying in Super League.

Benji Marshall on the Apprentice

Former NRL and New Zealand star Benji Marshall will feature on Australia’s version of the Apprentice.

A modern day legend of rugby league, Marshall played 19 seasons in the NRL having made his debut in 2003 for Wests Tigers. His final game came in the 2021 Grand Final for South Sydney Rabbitohs against Penrith Panthers.

Leeds have a bright future insists Kruise Leeming

Leeds captain Kruise Leeming believes the club has a bright future under new boss Rohan Smith. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Despite their tough season so far, the hooker says there is no need to panic.

Warrington Wolves youngster set to make debut?

Luke Thomas could make his debut for Warrington against St Helens. (Warrington Guardian)

The 19-year-old has been named in the 21-man squad to face St Helens this Thursday at the Halliwell Jones Stadium.

Ricky Leutele on 2023

Ricky Leutele has dropped a hint on his future for 2023. (Examiner Live)

The Huddersfield centre is off-contract for 2023, but head coach Ian Watson has previously stated that he would like to retain his key man.

Johnathon Ford in new colours

Johnathon Ford has been pictures in his new colours for Featherstone Rovers since his arrival in England earlier this week.

Ford, 32, has signed a deal with the Championship club until the end of the current season.

Birthdays

Former Halifax, Huddersfield, Leigh, Toronto, Workington, Wales and current Rochdale hooker Sean Penkywicz turns 40 today (May 18).

Also celebrating; Former NRL forward Josh Starling (32), ex-Wales international Joe Burke (32) and Canberra Raiders back-rower Corey Harawira-Naera (27).

Trivia

There’s big coverage for the Challenge Cup final later this month between Huddersfield and Wigan!

 

About Josh McAllister 1529 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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