IN case you've had a busy week and want a quick catch-up, here's this week's rugby league signings and departures news in brief - with the most recent news first:

- Wigan hooker Amir Bourouh has joined Championship club Halifax on a season-long loan.

- Championship club York City Knights have stepped up their bid to gain promotion to Super League with the signing of former Leeds winger Ben Jones-Bishop from Wakefield.

- Huddersfield have announced the signing of full-back Olly Ashall-Bott on a 10-month deal.

- Warrington’s Great Britain forward Joe Philbin has signed a new contract that will keep him at his hometown club until at least the end of 2024.

- Wakefield have signed London Broncos prop forward Eddie Battye on a three-year contract.