Rugby League Today: Leeds appoint Furner, Edwards slams abuse, Carney exit confirmed

Drew Darbyshire

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What’s on site

Leeds have agreed a three-year contract with South Sydney Rabbitohs assistant coach David Furner to become the club’s new head coach from next year.

Bryson Goodwin scored two tries to help Warrington secure their place in the top four thanks to a nail-biting win over Huddersfield. Read our report here

Huddersfield coach Simon Woolford heaped praise on youngsters Jake Wardle and Innes Senior following his side’s defeat at Warrington.

Warrington coach Steve Price was happy to see his side edge past Huddersfield and seal a spot in the top four.

Castleford Tigers secured their place in the Betfred Super League play-offs with a commanding 28-8 victory over Lee Radford’s beleaguered Hull FC. Read our report here

The latest ‘opinion piece’ is on site now. Why Lee Radford will be counting the days until his 2018 nightmare is over.

The dates, kick off times and venues have been confirmed for the 2018 Rugby League European Championship, which features France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Sadiq Adebiyi is back for London on Sunday and Toulouse will welcome back Con Mika and Justin Sangare. The 19-man squads have been announced.

Todd Carney and Lee Jewitt will return for Hull KR on Sunday and Halifax could give some of their reserve stars a chance to shine. The 19-man squads have been confirmed.

Lee Mossop and George Griffin are set to return for Salford on Saturday, while Toronto have named an unchanged team. The 19-man squads are out.

Catalans have recalled a key trio of forwards but St Helens will be without Ryan Morgan for Saturday’s game. The 19-man squads have been announced.

Ben Cockayne will play on for York City Knights in 2019, the club has confirmed.

England Knights head coach Paul Anderson is to join Warrington as their Under-19s Academy coach ahead of the 2019 season.

Widnes coach Francis Cummins has made five changes to his squad for their do or die Qualifiers clash with Leeds on Sunday. The 19-man squads have been confirmed.

Hull KR winger Justin Carney will leave the club at the end of the season and return to Australia.

The latest ‘six tackles’ feature is out now. In honour of Catalans Dragons’ Challenge Cup victory and Gigot’s display we look at some of the great Lance Todd trophy performances by players from outside the UK.

The latest column from the editor is out now. ‘Realism isn’t anti-expansionist’.

What’s in the papers

Gary Hetherington warns rugby league against rushing into ‘huge decision’ over structure change, report the Mirror.

‘I never want to be involved in that again’ – Gareth O’Brien keen to avoid Million Pound Game repeat, report the Mirror.

SunSport proposes new system as league structure is set to change – no loop, report The Sun.

Catalans ace Kenny Edwards slams ‘disgusting’ abuse he has received from fans, report The Sun.

Joe Greenwood settling into life at Wigan, report Wigan Today.

Injury update post Huddersfield win, report Warrington Guardian.

Justin Holbrook hopeful of Dom Peyroux return before semis, report St Helens Star.

Change of date for Huddersfield game against Wigan, report The Huddersfield Daily Examiner.

What’s on social

What a shot.

Bryson Goodwin just can’t stop scoring!

A good header from Michael Shenton…

Hakim Miloudi with his second full length try in as many games!

What’s on TV/Radio

Super 8s Highlights: Hull FC v Castleford Tigers – 7.30am, Sky Sports Arena

LIVE NRL: Penrith Panthers v New Zealand Warriors – 8.30am, Sky Sports Arena

LIVE NRL: Sydney Roosters v Cronulla Sharks – 10.40am, Sky Sports Arena

LIVE QUALIFIERS: Salford Red Devils v Toronto Wolfpack – 3.00pm, Sky Sports Arena

LIVE SUPER 8s: Catalans Dragons v St Helens – 5.15pm, Sky Sports Arena

Qualifiers Highlights: Salford Red Devils v Toronto Wolfpack – 2.25am, Sky Sports Arena

Super 8s Highlights: Catalans Dragons v St Helens – 2.40am, Sky Sports Arena

The latest Super League Pod is available to download now, in association with Love Rugby League.

The latest ‘Sport at Six’ podcast by BBC Radio Manchester’s Jack Dearden and Trevor Hunt is available to download now.

The latest Rugby League show on Proper Sport is available to download now.

The latest Whippets and Flat Caps podcast is available to download now, presented by Jon Wilkin and Mark Flanagan.

The latest 5 Live Rugby League podcast is available to download now, presented by Dave Woods.

The Final Hooter podcast by Love Rugby League’s Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson is now available to download.