TWELVE months ago Ben Reynolds pledged his future to Leigh Centurions for the next three years.

Now the popular half back is back in Super League as Wakefield Trinity’s newest signing.

Forward Nathan Mason, who spent last season on loan at Leigh Sports Village from Huddersfield Giants, has agreed a two-year contract with Million Pound game winners, London Broncos.

Reynolds was tipped as a possible England international by former coach, Neil Jukes after Leigh’s promotion to the top flight.

A former Castleford Tigers youngster, he was Leigh’s top scorer last season, scoring nine tries and kicking 127 goals.

A bad neck injury in a 30-16 home defeat to Batley on September 23 ended his season prematurely.

Reynolds originally joined from Castleford in November 2014. The same year he earned he accolade as joint Championship One Young Player of the Year alongside James Saltonstall playing on dual registration forms for York City Knights.

Now, he’s relishing his chance to show his talents again in Super League.

“I am over the moon to be able to sign for a big Club that is so close to home and also doing very well right now,” he said after securing a two-year deal.

“It is a massive challenge ahead for me, firstly trying to work my way in to the team and then trying to help the team onto even bigger things in the future.”

Trinity head coach Head Coach Chris Chester commented, “It is great to get this deal over the line, Ben is a fantastic young player who will bring a lot of energy to the squad alongside adding some depth and a bit of healthy competition to the halves.”

While Reynolds’ future is secured, there’s less clarity over the club’s position in traditionally a month when first team squads return to training.

And that doubt is across the board with the troubled outfit having to start from scratch after their continued fall after being relegated from Super League and then failing to make the Middle Eights.

The 2019 Betfred Championship fixtures are also scheduled for publication in the coming weeks.

But Leigh have still to confirm if Kieron Purtill will stay on as head coach, the budget available to him or any successor and indeed which players might be pulling on a Leyther shirt next year.

It is understood contract negotiations remain on-going with two players from last season’s squad.

Purtill, recently returned from his family holiday, continues to be linked with the head coaching vacancy at Championship rivals, Widnes Vikings.

Widnes are understood not to have been short of applicants to succeed Francis Cummins and an appointment could be imminent.

Australian Gerard Sutton, who was in charge of the 2017 World Cup final, will referee Sunday’s second Test between England and New Zealand at Anfield.

The appointment follows a prearranged plan to alternate between Super League and NRL officials for the first two matches, with the best man for the job getting the third game at Elland Road.

Robert Hicks was in charge of the first Test at Hull last Saturday.

Sutton helped control both the NRL Grand Final and three State of Origin matches under the two-referee system in Australia this year and reffed when Australia beat England 6-0 in the World Cup final.

James Child and Liam Moore are touch judges and Ben Thaler is video referee.