RL Today: Richard Agar on next move & Mitchell to miss Origin

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Richard Agar in no hurry to return to the game

Former Leeds Head Coach Richard Agar has said he is no rush to return to the game. (Yorkshire Live).

He told BBC Radio Leeds: “I’m not missing not being at rugby league games, so I’m certainly getting a fill of that. We’ll see what happens, but at this moment in time I’m not in any particular rush.”

Nathan Brown leaves Warriors

New Zealand Warriors have announced the departure of Head Coach Nathan Brown. He has been replaced by former player Stacey Jones until the end of the 2022 season.

Latrell Mitchell to miss Origin match

Latrell Mitchell will miss the second State of Origin match after testing positive for Covid-19. (WA Today).

South Sydney Head Coach Jason Demetriou said: “He’s next to no chance [for the Dragons game]. We get the bye week, so he is looking more at round 16.

“I would say he would be next to no chance of playing Origin.”

Kristian Woolf backing duo to make England squad

St Helens coach Kristian Woolf is tipping Jack Welsby and Matty Lees to make England’s World Cup squad.

Speaking to Love Rugby League, Woolf said: “It is outstanding news for the club. It is really important for the club and the game over here as well.”

Courtney Winfield-Hill set for England debut

Australian Courtney Winfield-Hill is set to make her England debut in Sunday’s test against Wales after qualifying to play via the residency rule.

The 2019 Woman of Steel has been named in England’s 20-woman squad for Sunday’s test against Wales at Cross Keys RFC in Newport.

Full list of every Super League player out of contract at end of 2022

With the recruitment window now open in Super League, here’s a full list of every player out of contract at the end of 2022.

See the full list here.

Birthdays

Former New Zealand international Fred Ah Kuoi turns 66 today. (7th June).

Also celebrating; former Widnes forward Daniel Frame (47), former Australia international Kurt Gidley (40), former France international Jean-Phillipe Baile (35) and Cook Islands forward Carne Doyle-Manga (28).

Trivia

Nathan Brown joined the Warriors ahead of the 2021 season, having previously been in charge of Newcastle and St George in the NRL, as well as Huddersfield and St Helens in the Super League.

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