Wakefield unveil new number one and new captain as Trinity prepare for 2019

Wakefield have confirmed that Ryan Hampshire will be their new number one in 2019 – and that half-back Jacob Miller will become the club’s new captain. Trinity unveiled their squad numbers for the new season on Tuesday night, with new signing Danny Brough taking the seven shirt vacated by Liam Finn at the end of last season. And with Scott…

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Holbrook undecided over whether Coote or Lomax will start season at fullback

St Helens coach Justin Holbrook has admitted he is still undecided over whether Jonny Lomax or Lachlan Coote will be his primary choice at fullback in 2019. The Saints signed Scotland international Coote in what appeared to be a direct replacement for outgoing fullback Ben Barba. However, Lomax has plenty of experience at fullback too, has retained the number one…

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Danny Addy hoping serious injury will result in his career being extended!

Having been robbed of a year of his career with a serious knee injury, Hull KR forward Danny Addy believes that lengthy layoff could actually prolong his career. Addy’s 2018 campaign was over before it had effectively begun, after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury in a pre-season game against Hull FC, forcing him to miss the entirety of last…

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Oledzki signs new deal at Leeds

Leeds Rhinos have agreed a new four-year contract with their 20-year-old prop forward Mikolaj Oledzki that will keep him at Headingley until the end of 2022. Polish-born Oledzki made his debut in 2017 but cemented his place in the first team squad last season with 22 appearances, earning a place in the England Knights squad that travelled to Papua New…

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Wigan Warriors embrace the local community

Wigan Warriors took to helping the local community in the 2018 npower Community Blitz, embracing the Christmas spirit for a full day dedicated to giving back to the town through various avenues. The day included care home visits, primary schools, visiting local grassroots clubs and also painting and cooking in a local homeless shelter. The club were elated with the…

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