Rugby League News: Burgess and Odsal bombshell, Pryce shock switch, Wakefield make signing but Wigan miss out & Leeds and Hull retention latest

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

Here are some of the headline-grabbing stories from the last 24 hours.

Most clubs

Serious About Rugby League has revealed the five Super League players who have played for the most clubs, with one former star accumulating eight sides!

Leeds Rhinos honesty

One Leeds Rhinos star has told Serious About Rugby League about what it is like working under head coach Richard Agar, who has been at Headingley since 2019.

Cas star reveals abuse

Castleford Tigers halfback Danny Richardson has revealed the lengths of fan abuse he has been subjected to over the years in an interview with Trot The Egg In. Read more here.

Clubb to rivals

New Leigh Centurions assistant coach Tony Clubb has revealed to Leigh Centurions TV that he almost signed for one Wigan Warriors’ rivals before joining the Cherry and Whites in 2014. Read more here.

Burgess bombshell

George Burgess is still recovering from a hip injury that forced his Wigan Warriors career to end prematurely, but, according to Fox Sports, there is more to the problem than meets the eye. Read more here.

SL target nearing exit

A Super League target is nearing his NRL exit after being deemed surplus to requirements, despite being on a less-inflated wage, according to the Daily Telegraph. Read more here.

Cornwall coach

Cornwall RLFC have named their first-ever head coach in the shape of a rugby league legend. The club will enter into Betfred League One in 2022. Read more on the new appointment here.

Code switch

A former Castleford Tigers fullback has made the switch from rugby league to union in a surprising move. He joins the likes of Denny Solomona and Joel Tomkins in making the code switch. Read more here.

Sene-Lefao in Cas revelation

Jesse Sene-Lefao has revealed on the Talk Your Walk podcast that Castleford Tigers ‘didn’t understand’ this about him. The Samoan international left the Jungle after five years at the club recently. Read more here.

Wigan record

Wigan Warriors have set a new record in what is a Super League first. The club has just recently appointed new head coach Matt Peet to work with assistants Sean O’Loughlin and Lee Briers. Read more on the record here.

Odsal future

The future of Odsal has been talked about by Bradford Bulls chairman Nigel Wood on the West Yorkshire Radio Rugby League channel. The Bulls have only just moved back in on an 18-month lease agreement with the RFL just half a year ago. Read more on the stadium’s future here.

Folau bombshell

There has been a revelation on Israel Folau in recent days as he gears up for his rugby union return, ABC has reported. Folau spent the 2020 Super League season with the Catalans Dragons but left in acrimonious circumstances. Read more on the bombshell here.

Promotion favourites

The odds have been released as to who will earn promotion from the Championship into the Super League. Leigh Centurions and Featherstone Rovers are potential favourites. Read more on the odds here.

Fev to add more

Featherstone Rovers are set to add more Super League stars to their ranks, according to The Full Eighty Minutes podcast. Rovers have already signed the likes of Joey Leilua and Jesse Sene-Lefao.

New SL signing off home?

A new Super League signing could already be on his way home after his previous club left the door open for him to return, according to World Wide of Sports. It would prove to be a sensational move if pulled off. Read more here.

Quinlan future

Former Hull KR and St Helens star has officially hung up his rugby league boots at the age of just 29 after returning to his native country. Read more here.

Leigh respond

Serious About Rugby League has revealed that Leigh Centurions have responded to claims made against their hew head coach Adrian Lam.

Relegation favourites

The relegation favourites to drop out of Super League have been revealed with one surprises along the way. Leigh were, of course, the team at the bottom of the pile, but who is favoured in 2022? Read more here.

Sacked for vaccine

An NRL club has sacked one of their stars for refusing to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine. It could open up a whole can of worms as the star himself continues to stick by his views. Read more on the players here.

Lam linked

New Leigh Centurions head coach Adrian Lam has reportedly been linked with a move away from the club, despite not even coaching a game, according to the World Wide of Sports. Read more here.

Wigan miss out on signing

Wigan Warriors have reportedly missed out on the signing of a proven try scorer as they did not have enough quota spaces available. Wigan have already signed the likes of Patrick Mago and Kaide Ellis from the NRL. Read more about Wigan missing out on a target here.

Pryce shock switch

The Sun has revealed that Huddersfield Giants starlet Will Pryce will be playing at fullback for the 2022 Super League season. The teenager, son of former St Helens hero Leon, excelled in the halves in 2021, but it looks like a shift is on the cards.

Isa on Bateman

Willie Isa has given his honest opinion on John Bateman and his form in 2021 following a disappointing season for the Wigan Warriors, the Manchester Evening News has reported.

Wakefield signing

Wakefield Trinity have signed former Newcastle Thunder and Featherstone Rovers outside back Thomas Minns, according to Yorkshire Live.

Wire man wants NRL

New Warrington Wolves signing Billy Magoulias has told the World Wide of Sports that he wants to use his Super League move as a springboard for an NRL return.

Vaccine slammed

Former Great Britain international Stuart Fielden has slammed the COVID-19 vaccine on his social media. The vaccine issue continues to divide both society and sport into two camps. Read more here.

Out of contract stars

Serious About Rugby League has written an article about ten Super League stars who are out of contract at the end of the 2022 season, including the likes of Wigan’s Bevan French, Hull FC’s Josh Reynolds, Leeds’ Blake Austin and Wakefield’s Jacob Miller.

Out of contract more

Yorkshire Live has also revealed their own list of out of contract stars which includes the likes of Hull FC’s Manu Ma’u, Leeds’ Harry Newman, Saints trio Morgan Knowles, Matty Lees and Regan Grace, the latter of whom the paper revealed had interest from rugby union during 2021.

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Mark p
Mark p
9 months ago

Don’t be silly ! The saints trio are not going anywhere! I work with them ! Stop making stories up please! Thank you