Rugby League Today: French the fastest, Millington’s next chapter & latest transfer gossip

Bevan French in action for Wigan

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Six potential candidates to be next Wigan head coach.

Rugby League Gossip Column: September 1.

Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook set for 12th season at St Helens.

John Bateman “100% committed to Wigan” amid NRL speculation.

Referee Liam Moore hopes more former players become match officials.

What’s in the papers

Widnes sign hometown star Matty Fozard from Championship rivals. (Manchester Evening News)

George Williams aims for schoolboy revenge against old Wigan pal Oliver Gildart. (Mirror)

Featherstone swoop to re-sign Super League playmaker Matty Wildie. (Yorkshire Live)

Grant Millington has fireman dream after announcing Castleford retirement. (The Sun)

Magic Weekend clash with Hull is a “must-win” for Leeds says Richard Agar. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

What’s on social

Bevan French has clocked the fastest speed in Super League so far this season.

Ben Reynolds has committed his future to Leigh.

This is nice from Warrington.

What’s on TV/Radio

LIVE NRL: Canberra Raiders v Sydney Roosters (Sky Sports Arena or Watch NRL) – 10:55am

Birthdays

Wales and St Helens legend Roy Mathias turns 72 today (September 2).

Also celebrating; former Leeds prop Keith Galloway (36), Oldham half-back Lewis Charnock (27) and Castleford half-back Danny Richardson (25).

Trivia

Castleford winger Jordan Turner needs one appearance to reach 350 for his career.

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