Widnes Vikings half-back Rangi Chase is banned from all sport for two years after testing positive for cocaine.
Leigh second-row Harrison Hansen signs a new two-year contract which will keep him at the Championship club until 2019.
England's women are through to the semi-finals of the World Cup, despite a shock defeat by the Cook Islands in their final group game.
Stand-off Kevin Brown is the only doubt for England ahead of their World Cup semi-final against Tonga on Saturday after he was knocked out in their win over PNG.
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England extend their lead as Ben Currie completes a well-worked team move against Papua New Guinea in the Rugby League World Cup quarter-final.
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