Rugby League Today: Moon to leave, Elstone latest on structure, Peyroux future

Drew Darbyshire

We have a number of transfer stories for you today.

What’s on site

Leeds have confirmed Joel Moon will return to Australia when his contract expires at the end of the season.

Rochdale coach Alan Kilshaw will leave the Hornets at the end of the campaign.

Oldham boss Scott Naylor has been banned for four games for questioning a referee’s decision.

The latest ‘off the record’ feature is out now. Who is the favourite to take over Leigh? Which Salford forward are Hull FC linked with? Will George Williams leave Wigan? Find out the latest speculation in Ray Mour’s gossip column.

North Queensland Cowboys star Lachlan Coote could well be playing in Super League next season.

Peter Mata’utia and Grant Millington could return for Castleford on Friday as well as three key players for Warrington. The 19-man squads have been announced.

Kruise Leeming and Daniel Smith could return for Huddersfield on Friday and so could Hull FC pair Dean Hadley and Mark Minichiello. The 19-man squads have been revealed.

Castleford star Luke Gale hopes to return from injury for their Super 8s clash against Catalans in September.

Former Manly and Wests star John Hopoate has been banned for 10 years, with the final five years suspended, for three code of conduct charges.

London star Jarrod Sammut hopes they can kick on from their win at Super League side Widnes.

The latest ‘six tackles’ feature is out now. As the Qualifiers this season builds momentum, we take a look back at some classics from the competition since its inception in 2015.

What’s in the papers

Rugby league’s civil war nears end with Super League CEO Robert Elstone confident of rapid resolution, report the Mirror.

Future of Super League Super 8s close to agreement, says Robert Elstone, report The Guardian.

Jamie Jones-Buchanan: Rugby league and faith is an incredible journey, report The Guardian.

John Bateman receives help in choosing Canberra for NRL move from Mal Meninga, report The Sun.

Wigan owner Ian Lenagan predicts an end of the crazy Super 8s, report Wigan Today.

Wire legend to play for club’s PDRL team, report Warrington Guardian.

Ben Barba future up in the air but Dom Peyroux is staying put, report St Helens Star.

Cagey Castleford taking Super 8s one game at a time says Liam Watts, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

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What’s on TV/Radio

NRL Try Time – 6.00am, Sky Sports Arena

LIVE NRL: Brisbane Broncos v South Sydney Rabbitohs – 10.50am, Sky Sports Arena

Super League Golden Point – 7.00pm, Sky Sports Action

LIVE SUPER 8s: Wakefield Trinity v St Helens – 7.30pm, Sky Sports Action

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 latest Rugby League on talkSPORT 2 podcast is available to download now.

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