RL Today: Transfer movements, Mal Meninga to appear at St Helens & Bevan French latest

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Bevan French in action for Wigan | Photo: Ed Sykes/SWpix

Wigan provide latest on Bevan French contract

Matt Peet has provided the latest on the future of Bevan French at Wigan. (Wigan Today)

French, 26, is off-contract with the Challenge Cup winners at the end of the current campaign.

Transfer movements

There has been plenty of transfer movements across Super League and Championship this week.

Alex Mellor has made the immediate move from Leeds to Castleford on a two-and-a-half-year deal. Ireland international Oliver Roberts has joined Newcastle Thunder following his release from Huddersfield. Featherstone have added both Jack Broadbent and Jack Ashworth on loan from the Rhinos and Huddersfield respectively.

Meanwhile, Hull FC coach Brett Hodgson confirmed that marquee half-back Josh Reynolds is set to leave the club with immediate effect.

Mal Meninga to appear at St Helens

Mal Meninga has been confirmed as a guest speaker for the Rugby League World Cup St Helens and Liverpool Business Breakfast event on Thursday 30 June at the Totally Wicked Stadium. (St Helens Star)

The Australia head coach will be joined by St Helens captain Jodie Cunningham and England Captain Emily Rudge to talk all things RLWC2021.Β 

Kruise Leeming hoping to have impressed England boss

Combined Nations All Stars representative Kruise Leeming is hoping to have done enough to impress England boss Shaun Wane in the recent trial game. (Yorkshire Post)

Leeming told the Yorkshire Post: “I love those games and think I perform better in them. There are still some things for me to work on but hopefully what I have done is shown him that I don’t crumble on the big stage.”

RFL announces profit of more than Β£1million

The Rugby Football League has announced it made a profit of Β£1million in 2021, its first since 2016.

Benji Marshall wins Celebrity Apprentice Australia

Wests Tigers and New Zealand legend Benji Marshall has been crowned winner of Celebrity Apprentice Australia. He made a total of $487,105 for his chosen charity, Souths Cares.

Birthdays

Wigan captain Thomas Leuluai turns 37 today (June 22).

Also celebrating; Former international Gary Mercer (56), ex-Great Britain star Gary Connolly (51), six-time Scotland international Scott Logan (46) and Hull skipper Luke Gale (34).

Trivia

Jack Miller scored his 500th point for Keighley against Cornwall in League 1.

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