RL Today: Newman delight, Charnley testimonial & Sneyd’s lovely moment
Newman delight to return
Leeds centre Harry Newman spoke of his delight following his try-scoring return from seven-month injury lay-off. (Yorkshire Evening Post)
The 23-year-old scored on his return in the Rhinos’ 26-0 win over Wakefield on Friday.
Newman told the Yorkshire Evening Post: “I am just happy to be back and grateful to everyone who’s helped me over the last seven months get back to where I am.”
Charnley granted testimonial
The Rugby Football League have granted Leigh winger Josh Charnley a 12-month testimonial for the 2024 season.
Charnley tweeted: “Thank you to the RFL and the clubs I have been involved with.
“My testimonial year will be the perfect opportunity not to just look back at all those great times and achievements, but also to acknowledge and reflect upon those who inspired me to achieve a point in my career, which as a kid, I could only have dreamed of. Forever grateful.”
It gives me great pleasure to announce that the RFL have granted me a 12 month testimonial for 2024. pic.twitter.com/h2jf3oRMur
— Joshua Charnley (@Joshuacharnley) March 11, 2023
Sneyd’s lovely moment with young fan
Some very wholesome content. This is lovely.
A wholesome moment between a Marc Sneyd super-fan and our number 7 pre-match yesterday! ❤️
💪 #TogetherStronger | 🔴👹 pic.twitter.com/eUan3Y03uh
— Salford Red Devils 👹 (@SalfordDevils) March 12, 2023
Hull KR injury boost
England international Jordan Abdull should be available for Hull KR’s trip to Perpignan next weekend. (Hull Live)
The Man of Steel leader missed their defeat to Warrington on Friday with a calf injury, but Hull Live report Abdull should be back next Saturday against Catalans.
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Salford’s super try
We could watch this try all day long. Liquid rugby league.
Rugby League how it should be played 💯
Outstanding @SalfordDevils score live on #OURLEAGUE 🔥#SuperLeague #SLHulSal pic.twitter.com/1vsCgAWbJM
— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) March 11, 2023
Workington make new signing
League 1 side Workington have signed Luke Charlton following a successful trial period.
A club statement read: “Luke comes from a family that has a long history with Town. His dad Gary who played and coached and grandad Paul is a Town Hall of Famer.
“We know that the family will be very proud and we’re delighted to have another Charlo around at Derwent Park who’ll make his own unique mark on the history or our club.”
1/2 We’re very pleased to announce that after a successful trial period Luke Charlton has signed professional forms for the 2023 season.
Luke comes from a family that has a long history with Town. Dad Gary who played and coached and Grandad Paul who is a Town Hall of Famer. pic.twitter.com/LeDmUv2SuH
— Workington Town (@WorkingtonTown) March 11, 2023
Former England, Castleford, Wigan, Hull, Bradford, Salford and Dewsbury hooker Wayne Godwin turns 41 today (March 13).
Also celebrating; former Leeds winger Eddie Rombo (56), ex-Hull winger Matt Sing (48), former Wakefield forward Paul Johnson (35), St George Illawarra Dragons prop Aaron Woods (32), Newcastle Thunder prop Mitch Clark (30), Salford’s Fijian prop King Vuniyayawa (28), Salford forward Shane Wright (27) and North Queensland Cowboys half-back Tom Dearden (22).
Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook made his 450th career appearance in St Helens’ 20-12 defeat at Leigh on Friday.
He has played 348 games for St Helens and 97 for Harlequins. He won two caps for England before switching his allegiance to Ireland at the 2017 World Cup, where he played three games.
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