Monday 10 February

The Sun’s Gary Carter says Israel Folau may end up landing Super League clubs a cash windfall from a new French TV deal. He reports: “Talks over a new TV deal in France, after the Dragons started the season without one, are set to take place today and tomorrow.”

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Leeds chief executive Gary Hetherington says storm damage to the club’s training facilities has been minimal, thanks to new flood defences. The facility has been hit hard by inclement weather in previous years and, whilst the training pitch has been flooded, Hetherington told the Yorkshire Evening Post’s Peter Smith: “We are still in the process of assessing the situation, but our flood barriers which protect the building have done a pretty good job.”

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John Kear has explained why Bradford have been sparing in their use of the club’s dual-registration link with Hull FC so far. He told TotalRL.com’s Gareth Walker: “We were offered players but we decided that the best thing was to reward our own players for their commitment, attitude and execution against London.”

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Marc Sneyd has revealed that the Hull FC players were spoken to by irked officials after celebrating tries in front of visiting Hull KR fans in Friday’s derby win. He told the Yorkshire Post’s Dave Craven: “They were giving us stick and we got a few telling offs for lads celebrating after their tries in front of their fans.”

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Tony Smith says Weller Hauraki cold be back in action in four weeks as he continues his recovery from an ankle injury. Smith told Hull Live’s James O’Brien: “Weller was telling me today that he should be back in four weeks, he thinks. That’d be good.”