Rugby League News: Biggest-ever Hull FC deal revealed, Castleford rejected by rival, both Leigh and Featherstone to be promoted?

Rugby League News – keeping you up to date with the latest news from the world of rugby league.

It has been a busy 24 hours with major stories breaking from Super League and the NRL.

Here is a round-up of everything that has happened…

Promote Fev and Leigh

Serious About Rugby League broached the possible idea that Featherstone Rovers and Leigh Centurions could both be promoted.

Of course, Toulouse Olympique would be exempt from relegation, leaving Super League at 14 teams for 2023. Read more here.

Warrington to lose another two?

Serious About Rugby League revealed that one Warrington man could leave for a Super League rival. Read more here.

Rugby League Live also revealed that Warrington prop Robbie Mulhern is set to leave after contract talks broke down.

Reynolds exit

Josh Reynolds will no longer be a Hull FC player in 2022, according to Hull Live.

It follows the news that the Black and Whites halfback was reportedly Hull’s highest-ever paid player, the publication has claimed.

Wigan man to leave?

Warrington aren’t the only ones to be set for exits with Wigan Warriors linked with one departure.

Serious About Rugby League has written an article on specific Wigan man and his potential exit. Read more here.

Hull to sign one?

Serious About Rugby League have revealed the idea that Hull FC may well look to the transfer market to replace one of their key men. Read more here.

It follows a shocking blow to the Black and Whites. Read more here.

Thompson to Super League?

Could former St Helens forward Luke Thompson be heading back to Super League?

That’s according to sources Down Under which believe the Canterbury Bulldogs man could exit. Read more here.

Sinfield’s huge admission

Leeds Rhinos legend Kevin Sinfield has given a huge admission from his new role.

Sinfield departed the West Yorkshire club in 2021 after being director of rugby despite spending almost two decades at Headingley. Read more here.

O’Neill’s motorway incident

Hull FC halfback Luke Gale has spoken to Proper Sport about former Castleford Tigers star Jacques O’Neill.

O’Neill is now in the Love Island villa after entering last weekend, but Gale revealed a bizarre motorway incident involving O’Neill. Read more here.

Williams for move?

The Australian journalist The Mole has revealed that former Canberra Raiders halfback Sam Williams is set to move to Super League.

Williams has had Super League experience before with Catalans Dragons and Wakefield Trinity. Read more here.

Field and Williams

Whilst Jai Field withdrew from the England vs All Stars game at the weekend due to a hamstring issue, George Williams was given a number of raps for his performance.

Field is expected to be fit for this weekend’s Super League fixtures, with Williams clearly enjoying his break from club rugby league.

Gruesome operation

A rugby league player has shared one of the most graphic videos seen for a number of years on social media following an operation.

It was a horrendous thing to go through, yet he stayed awake! Read more here.

Walmsley could have signed for Wire

Current St Helens prop Alex Walmsley has told the St Helens Star that he almost signed for a Super League rival.

That club was the Warrington Wolves according to the paper but studying for a degree in Quantity Surveyor stopped that happening at the time.

Fev lose big forward

Featherstone Rovers head coach Brian McDermott is putting his stamp on the West Yorkshire club as a big forward has departed.

Featherstone are battling for promotion in 2022 alongside Leigh Centurions. Read more here.

Lafai future

Salford Red Devils have triggered the one-year option on star Tim Lafai’s contract after a great first year in Super League.

That’s according to League Express which revealed just how highly the club think of him.

Castleford rejected

Serious About Rugby League has revealed that Castleford Tigers were rejected for a move by a Super League star.

In 2022, the Tigers have been trying to rebuild under Lee Radford following the departure of Daryl Powell. Read more here.

Fifita future

Wakefield Trinity star David Fifita has given the latest on his future at the West Yorkshire club to BBC Radio Leeds.

Fifita has been at Wakefield since 2016 and has become a firm fans’ favourite in that time. Read more on his future here.

Powell explains on Magoulias and Charnley

Warringon Wolves head coach Daryl Powell has given the latest on why Josh Charnley and Billy Magoulias will not be at their club in 2023.

Powell spoke to the Warrington Guardian about not keeping on Magoulias past 2022 anyway but didn’t address the elephant in the room with Charnley.

Leigh have the ‘best player’

According to leading rugby league agent Craig Harrison of Show Me The Money UK, Leigh Centurions have the best player in the country in their team.

Harrison was on The Full Eighty Minutes podcast discussing signing in the country. Read more here.

Walters future

Leeds Rhinos’ rangy back-rower Sam Walters has spoken to Leeds Live about his future.

Walters said: “I’d have to sit down with my agent and see what he’s thinking and what I’m thinking at the time – and obviously what Rohan thinks,” the 21-year-old former Widnes Vikings prospect told Rugby League Live. “But I do like playing under Rohan and I think he’s going to be good for my career. You also have all the bonuses of playing at Leeds – the best atmosphere, the best stadium and I think we can build something special here over the next couple of seasons.”

Hurrell rejected

St Helens’ Konrad Hurrell has a new club locked in for 2023 after enjoying a great season in Merseryside this year.

There was also plenty of options with Hurrell rejecting a number of deals. Read more here.

Cas man’s future

Serious About Rugby League has revealed that a Castleford Tigers star could well move to a Super League rivals after a slow start to the season.

Head coach Lee Radford is set for a massive rebuild heading into 2023 again. Read more here.

Channel 4’s future

Serious About Rugby League has revealed the future on Channel 4 following its coverage of rugby league in 2022 so far.

The terrestrial channel came to an agreement to cover ten games including two play-off games, but with controversial government plans broached, what happens now? Read more here.

Highest-paid players in the sport

The highest paid players in the sport of rugby league have been revealed by Australian newspaper the Sydney Morning Herald.

Are there any surprises for you? If so, let sssssdwus know in the comments. Read more here.

Burrow’s great news

Leeds Rhinos legend Rob Burrow has been given some great news over the weekend in his fight with MND.

It follows current Leeds boss Rohan Smith’s desire to honour the halfback. Read more here.

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