Super League executives may be forced to make a decision on whether or not to register Israel Folau, according to TotalRL.com’s Matt Shaw, who claims Catalans are interested in signing the controversial star. He writes: “The Dragons have been in talks with Folau and are thought to be close to agreeing to terms with the former Australia Test star.”

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Leeds are taking steps to improve match day operations for their season-opening double-header, following teething problems experienced by some supporters in attendance at the Rob Burrow-JJB match. In a statement issued to the Yorkshire Post’s Peter Smith, the club said: “We are aware a number of supporters felt the standard fell below what they usually expect at Emerald Headingley Stadium.”

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Hull KR chairman Neil Hudgell says Toronto failed to provide financial information to other Super League clubs following their Championship Grand Final win. Hudgell told Hull Live’s James Smailes: “The Super League clubs were seeking details from Toronto before the club were promoted and they put up a brick wall and didn’t provide any sort of financial information and details.”

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Ben Currie admits he’s playing for his job this season. The forward has endured a torrid time with injuries in recent years and concedes he must find his best form in order to earn a new contract with Warrington. He told the Warrington Guardian’s Matt Turner: “I’m in the final year of my contract so I know I’m playing for my job. I’ve never been in this situation before.”

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Hull FC’s Jake Connor says the club is well placed to win the Grand Final and Challenge Cup in 2020. The Black and Whites finished the last two seasons empty-handed, but Connor told Hull Live’s Will Jackson: “The goal is always the same, win the Challenge Cup, win the Grand Final, that’s what everyone wants.”

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Aidan Sezer will help Huddersfield find more fluency and organisation in attack, says Simon Woolford. The Giants boss told the Yorshire Post’s Dave Craven: “We’ve tried to simplify it a little bit in attack and that and the fact we have Aidan over means I think you’ll see us a lot more fluent and organised in that area”