SUPER League clubs have voted to take measures to try and block controversial signings in future in the wake of Israel Folau joining Catalans Dragons.

There has been a massive debate in the game after Folau signed for the French side after being sacked by Australian rugby union for making homophobic remarks on social media.

Following today's meeting of the Super League Board, they have issued a statement

It reads: “Super League has clearly and consistently outlined its position on Israel Folau.

“With the season under way, we now feel it is important for Super League to separate what is an off-field matter from what is happening on the field.

“The Super League Board accepts the legalities around the RFL’s decision to register Israel Folau, and the Board has voted unanimously to put in place measures that ensure the Super League has greater authority to stop controversial signings such as this in the future.

“As a sport we have an impressive and enviable track record when it comes to equality, diversity and inclusion and we will continue our great work in those areas.”