Sean Gleeson has announced his retirement at the age of just 26.
The former Wigan, Widnes and Salford centre has failed to recover from an assault outside a nightclub.
He sustained a serious eye injury during an attack in Greater Manchester three months ago.
Wigan Warriors have confirmed the signing of Welsh International Forward Jordan James.
The 33-year-old had already joined Wigan’s staff to help develop young talent in Wales after completing his playing contract with the Salford Red Devils but will now take up a playing contract with the double winners.
He has described it as a 'dream come true'.
Saints take on Wigan later in one of the biggest derby games in Rugby League. St Helens enter the clash having won just one of their previous five meetings with the Warriors.
The Chairman of Salford City Reds has released a statement about today's ruling.
Salford City Reds have released a statement after the club was given 28 days to settle its debt with HMRC and two former players
Jason Robinson has been in Manchester, holding coaching sessions with disadvantaged young people.
It has been nearly six years since the former Wigan Rugby League and Sale Rugby Union star retired from professional sport.
A teenager who spent eight months in hospital after being paralysed in a rugby accident has finally returned to school.
George Claxton was just 15 when he dislocated his neck playing for Blackburn under 15s in February.
Former Sale Sharks rugby union player David Tait has been found dead in Hong Kong.
It's understood the 25 year old was found dead on Wednesday after falling from an apartment block.
A statement on the club's website said:
"The rugby community will be shattered by the passing of such a gifted and popular young man who was respected by everyone he played alongside. He wasn't simply a talented rugby player, he was also extremely bright and successful in his life outside of rugby.
"We will do everything we can to help support David's family and the players who played alongside him. His family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers."
Premiership Rugby expressed their sadness at the news of David's death. "At this desperately sad time words can hardly do justice to the way everyone involved with Aviva Premiership Rugby will feel about David's passing," said Premiership Rugby Chief Executive, Mark McCafferty.
"Everyone at Premiership Rugby would like to offer their condolences and support to David's family and friends at this very difficult time."
The Tait family said: "The family is devastated and we would ask you to please respect our privacy."