RL Today: NRL forward offered to Super League clubs & Sam Burgess backs new Hull KR boss

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NRL forward offered to Super League clubs

NRL and Gold Coast Titans back-rower Kevin Proctor has been offered to Super League clubs for 2023. (Examiner Live)

The New Zealand international and former Melbourne Storm man is off-contract at the end of the current NRL season. He has been linked with moves to Super League previously in his career.

Sam Burgess backs new Hull KR coach

Former England and NRL star Sam Burgess has backed Hull KR’s 2023 head coach Willie Peters for success.

Tom Lineham to make return

Tom Lineham has been named in Wakefield’s reserves side to face Warrington tomorrow in his return from injury. The winger sustained an injury during the club’s fixture against St Helens earlier in February.

The clash will be hosted at Victoria Park.

Zak Hardaker relives his terrifying seizure

Zak Hardaker talked to the press for the first time since his move to Leeds, opening up about his seizure.

The England international joined the Rhinos from Wigan earlier in April. However, the 30-year-old collapsed in his first week back at the club during a walk with his son.

He has since returned to training and could be in line to make his second debut this Sunday against Salford.

Jenna Brooks provides update on Hull KR and Warrington star men

Sky Sports correspondent Jenna Brooks has reported that Hull KR hooker Matt Parcell is close to signing new deal with club. The Australian had been linked with a move back to the NRL for 2023. Brooks also reported that Warrington forward Mike Cooper is set for a move to Huddersfield next season.

Johnathon Ford to land in England today

Featherstone Rovers new signing Johnathon Ford is expected to land in England later today to join his new club. The ex-Toulouse captain has joined the Championship side for their promotion push to Super League for 2023.

Birthdays

Former Canberra, Manly and Warrington hooker Michael Monaghan turns 42 today (May 13).

Also celebrating; Winger of full-back Will Sharp (36), Australia forward Josh Papalii (30) and former player Ryan Duffy (29)

Trivia

Ricky Leutele made his 200th career appearance last night as Huddersfield defeat Wigan. Giants boss Ian Watson is hoping to retain the centre for 2023.

About Josh McAllister 1343 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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