Steve McNamara denies interest in Leeds job
Catalans head coach Steve McNamara has denied interest in Leeds’ vacant head coach role. (Leeds Live)
Leeds remain without a permanent head coach. Jamie Jones-Buchanan is currently the interim-boss at the club.
Rhinos chief executive Gary Hetherington says he will also travel to Australia to continue the search for the club’s new head coach.
Matty Lees attracts NRL attention
Gold Coast Titans are reportedly interested in St Helens forward Matty Lees. (Wide World of Sports)
Titans are believed to be leading the way, with several clubs interested in the 24-year-old.
A host of NRL clubs are in the running to snare the signature of an England Test gun.https://t.co/ZItBLvUHjk
— NRL on Nine (@NRLonNine) April 4, 2022
Iain Thornley hoping for Wigan success
Iain Thornley is hoping Wigan can make their 150th anniversary year a successful one on the field for the fans. (Wigan Today)
Thornley, 30, returned to action for the club’s reserves after sustaining an injury in the opening game against Hull KR.
He told Wigan Today: “It’s a massive year for the club and we’ve had a good start. But we have to keep grounded and keep working because even teams who are lower in the league can bite you on the backside. Hopefully we can have a good year, especially for that 150th anniversary.”
Super League attendances
Super League round seven saw an average attendance of 8,169 across the six fixtures.
A total of 49,016 spectators attended a game of Super League during the seventh round of the competition.
Midlands Hurricanes enjoy first game at new home
Midlands Hurricanes hosted Swinton in their first home match of 2022.
It ended in defeat for Richard Squires’ side, but a moment in history for the club.
The sun is out ☀️ what a day for Rugby! Kick off in over an hour pic.twitter.com/VAIPyo8i0Z
— Midlands Hurricanes (@HurricanesRLFC) April 3, 2022
Super League table
Here’s how the Super League table looks after seven rounds of action!
— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) April 3, 2022
Catalans captain Benjamin Garcia celebrates his 29th birthday today (April 5).
Also celebrating; Former NRL outside-back Brad Tighe (38), Batley hooker Alistair Leak (30), Fiji and Penrith back-rower Viliame Kikau (27),
Kris Welham recently celebrated his 350th career appearance!
👕 An emotional affair before kickoff as @KrisWelham is given his shirt for today's game by some special guests!
👏 Congratulations again, Kris. A superb achievement for a model professional.
— Sheffield Eagles (@SheffieldEagles) April 3, 2022