RL Today: Josh Charnley hints at future & Mike Cooper speculation update

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Josh Charnley

Josh Charnley hints at future

Warrington winger Josh Charnley has hinted at his future via social media. The England international is off-contract for the 2023 campaign, and his future is still unknown.

Earlier this year, Charnley became the third-highest try-scorer in the Super League competition.

Mike Cooper future update

Mike Cooper’s link to Huddersfield for 2023 is wide off the mark. (Examiner Live)

Cooper, 33, is one of several names off-contract at Warrington for 2023. He had been linked to the Giants, who are also reportedly after Wigan centre Jake Bibby.

Super League duo handed bans after latest round

Castleford Tigers’ Liam Watts and Wigan Warriors’ Kaide Ellis have been handed two and one-match bans respectively by the Rugby Football League’s match review panel following Super League Round 12.

Canterbury Bulldogs begin search for next head coach

David Furner is under consideration to become Canterbury Bulldogs’ interim head coach following the departure of Trent Barrett. (NRL)

Favourites to take the role include Premiership winning coaches Paul Green and Shane Flanagan, as well as Super League winning coach Kristian Woolf.

Blake Ferguson debut

Leigh head coach Adrian Lam confirmed he expects new signing Blake Ferguson to make his debut against Workington Town. The winger did not feature in their victory over Batley on Monday night.

Ferguson, 32, joined the Championship side on a deal until the end of the current season.

Super League round 12 attendances

A total of 42,094 spectators attended a fixture during Super League round 11.

That’s an average attendance of 7,015 across the six fixtures, a 2,216 decrease compared to the previous round.


Former Sydney Roosters, Penrith, St Helens and Hull KR forward Mose Masoe turns 33 today (May 17).

Also celebrating; Danny Orr (44), ex-Scotland international Richard Fletcher (41), former hooker Kevin Kingston (39) and France international Mathieu Jussaume (23).


Oscar Thomas made his 150th career appearance over the weekend, featuring for Workington against Barrow.