Leeds Rhinos’ Brad Dwyer touted move to Super League rivals

Since 2018, wily hooker Brad Dwyer has gone on to make over 100 appearances at Headingley in five seasons, but it appears as though his time at the West Yorkshire club could be coming to an end.

Sky Sports pundit Jenna Brooks a month ago revealed that Dwyer could be heading to the Totally Wicked Stadium in 2023 to join St Helens.

That seemed to mean that James Roby would be hanging his boots up at the end of this season, with Joey Lussick set to take over the number 9 shirt at Saints, but there is still a question mark over whether the veteran hooker will decide to retire considering how well he is currently playing.

A decision on his future is expected in the very near future, but Dwyer’s own career hangs in the balance.

Since beginning his career at Warrington Wolves, Dwyer has spent time on loan at London, Huddersfield and Swinton before he moved permanently to Leeds ahead of the 2018 season.

Now, though, with Corey Johnson being given a two-year deal and Kruise Leeming the ever-inspiring captain, Dwyer does look as though he is on the periphery at Headingley under new boss Rohan Smith.

And, even if Saints are not in for the hooker, then another Super League side surely would be considering his effectiveness off the bench and against a tiring ruck.

That ties into the argument that another unnamed Super League club have put their hat in for Dwyer – with the club thought to be in Lancashire which doesn’t exactly leave many clubs to deduce from.

Salford Red Devils and Wigan Warriors are perhaps the only teams left for the hooker, but with Sam Powell signing a new deal at the DW Stadium and Brad O’Neill coming through the ranks, Wigan would perhaps not be interested.

Salford, meanwhile, have Andy Ackers and Amir Bourouh as their hookers, but with the former out of contract, that could pave the way for Dwyer.

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