RL Today: Regan Grace contract update & Bodene Thompson on future

Regan Grace

Regan Grace contract update

Kristian Woolf has provided an update on Regan Grace and his future. (Examiner Live)

Woolf has revealed that talks with the off-contract winger are ‘getting a bit closer’. The Wales international has been linked with a move to several clubs in the 15-man code.

Bodene Thompson on future

Leeds forward Bodene Thompson has discussed his future in England. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

The 33-year-old is off-contract at the end of the current season at Headingley Stadium, but has told Yorkshire Evening Post that he and his family would like to stay in England for at least another year.

Daryl Powell set to freshen up squad

Daryl Powell has hinted at ‘freshening’ up his side that travels to Wakefield on Sunday in Super League. (Warrington Guardian)

New arrival Thomas Mikaele is in contention to make his debut, while the side are without a win in the last four. 

Kristian Woolf plays down NRL links

St Helens head coach Kristian Woolf has played down speculation linking him to the NRL.

New Zealand Warriors and Wests Tigers are both on the hunt for new permanent head coaches following their departures on the same day.

“I don’t pay a lot of attention to it (speculation),” Woolf said.

“I’ve said before, I’m not interested in paying attention to it or talking about it either. I’m interested in what we’re doing here at Saints and the opportunity we’ve got here and I think we can do something really special.

League 1 clash set to be televised

The League 1 clash between Swinton Lions and Rochdale Hornets will be streamed live and free on The Sportsman this Sunday.

It will be a part of double header, as Wales women host England at Cross Keys live on The Sportsman in a World Cup warm-up fixture.

Love Rugby League podcast featuring Paul Wellens

St Helens assistant coach and former England and Great Britain full-back Paul Wellens is the latest guest on the Love Rugby League podcast.

Birthdays

Former Sydney Roosters, New South Wales and Australia back-rower Boyd Cordner turns 30 today (June 9).

Also celebrating; Tonga international George Jennings (29), Wales World Cup hopeful Rhys Davies (26) and St George Illawarra Dragons centre Moses Suli (24).

Trivia

Julian Bousquet needs one appearance to reach 200 in Super League.

About Josh McAllister 1517 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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