RL Today: Regan Grace linked with French rugby union & Castleford confirm injury blow

Josh McAllister
Regan Grace St Helens

Regan Grace linked with French rugby union

St Helens and Wales winger Regan Grace is reportedly being chased by a French rugby union side. (Eurosport Rugby Rama)

Racing 92 are believed to be interest in the off-contract 25-year-old, offering a one-year contract with the option of a further year.

Castleford injury blow

As reported last week, Castleford have confirmed a season-ending injury to full-back Ryan Hampshire. The 27-year-old sustained the injury during the club’s golden point extra time victory over Catalans.

He has made five appearances for the Tigers this season, scoring twice.

RIP Asuquo ‘Zook’ Ema

On Sunday, Hull KR shared the news of the passing of former front-rower, Asuquo ‘Zook’ Ema at the age of 58. RIP.

Jacob Miller future

Jacob Miller is expected to make an announcement on his future soon. (Examiner Live)

The off-contract Wakefield half-back is expected to join West Yorkshire rivals Castleford at the end of the season.

Sinfield and Burrow take part in Leeds 10k

Leeds legends Kevin Sinfield and Rob Burrow took part in the Leeds Run For All 10k on Sunday.

Magic Bevan!

Wigan full-back Bevan French produced one of the best individual tries of the season so far against Wakefield on Sunday. His side claimed a 46-22 over Trinity at Belle Vue.


Former Wests Tigers, Melbourne, Wigan, South Sydney, Catalans and Canberra prop forward and ex-New Zealand and Samoa international Jeff Lima turns 40 today (July 4).

Also celebrating; Keighley half-back Dane Chisholm (32), France international Lucas Albert (24), Hunslet’s Jack Render (23) and Hull KR youngster Mikey Lewis (21).

A special mention to the Love Rugby League Podcast host George Riley, who also celebrates his birthday today!


Ryan Shaw crossed for his 100th career try against York on Sunday. He has scored tries for Barrow, Leigh, Hull KR, Bradford, Swinton and London Broncos.

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