RL Today: Sacked NRL star heading to Super League & Matty Bowen reflects on time with Wigan

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Matty Bowen on time with Wigan

Former full-back Matty Bowen has discussed his time in the Super League with Wigan. (Wigan Today)

The one-time Australia international played 267 NRL games for the North Queensland Cowboys before making the switch to England in 2014. 

He featured in both the 2014 and 2015 Super League Grand Final defeats at Old Trafford.

Kevin Proctor to Super League?

Kevin Proctor has been linked with a move to Super League following his release from Gold Coast Titans. (Examiner Live)

The New Zealand international was sacked by the NRL side after vaping in a toilet cubicle during their defeat by Canterbury Bulldogs.

Disciplinary latest

Hull forward Ligi Sao is one of seven Super League players who have been suspended following the latest round of Super League matches.

Sao, 29, will face the tribunal on Tuesday with a Grade D strikes charge.

Form table

Yorkshire Evening Post have taken a look at where Rohan Smith’s Leeds Rhinos stand in the form table since his appointment.

St Helens forward set for scans

Saints back-rower Matty Foster is set to have scans following an injury in his return game for the club’s reserves. (St Helens Star)

The 21-year-old featured in the reserves’ 40-16 over Castleford in his first game back from an ACL injury. He has made just one senior appearance for St Helens, while also featuring for Leigh on loan in 2021.

Super League Round 20 attendances

A total of 45,182 supporters attended a Super League fixture during Round 20.

That’s an average of 7,530 across the six Super League fixtures – an increase of 406 compared to the previous round.

Birthdays

Former Auckland Warriors, Warrington, Wakefield and New Zealand utility Tony Tatupu turns 53 today (July 26).

Also celebrating; Ex-NRL forward Tim Maddison (49) and former Samoa international Raymond Faitala-Mariner (29).

Trivia

Jamie Shaul made his 200th career appearance over the weekend against St Helens while making his Wakefield debut.

About Josh McAllister 1674 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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