RL Today: Salford offer new contract to Brodie Croft & Hull prop provides injury update

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Salford offer new contract to Brodie Croft

Salford Red Devils have offered a new contract to 2022 Man of Steel winner Brodie Croft. (Examiner Live)

The half-back has reportedly attracted interest from the NRL, and is off-contract at the end of 2023. He has previously featured for Melbourne Storm and Brisbane Broncos in Australia.

RIP Doddie Weir

Leeds Rhinos, Rob Burrow and Kevin Sinfield have led tributes to Doddie Weir, who sadly passed away aged 52. The former Scotland Rugby Union international had been diagnosed with motor neurone disease six years ago.

Hull prop provides injury update

Prop forward Kane Evans has provided a positive injury update as he enters his second season with the Super League club. (Hull Daily Mail)

The former NRL man missed the final two games of the year and had a post-season operation on his knee and has been in rehab since. 

Impressive World Cup viewing figures

World Cup organisers have hailed the impact of the tournament, as they revealed that nearly 30 million people tuned in to watch it on BBC.

All 61 games in the men’s, women’s and wheelchair tournaments were broadcast either live on TV or streamed via the BBC’s platforms, resulting in a cumulative match average audience of 29.24m.

Castleford unveil 2023 third kit

Castleford Tigers have today revealed their third kit for the 2023 Super League season.

Roy Asotasi returns to NRL club

Former New Zealand captain Roy Asotasi has joined Canterbury’s staff on a part-time basis. (World Wide of Sports)

The 40-year-old made his NRL debut back in 2002 with the club and went on to make more than 250 career appearances, including stints with South Sydney and Warrington.

Birthdays

Wests Tigers winger and Samoa international David Nofoaluma turns 29 today (November 28).

Warrington prop Joe Bullock, ex-Wigan youngster Liam Paisley, former winger Shaun Ainscough, England international Ryan Hall and former NRL and Super League forward Antonio Kaufusi also celebrated their birthdays over the weekend.

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About Josh McAllister 2281 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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