Rugby League News: Burgess drugs test scandal, Cas man’s ban, rising star caught in shock cocaine admission, RL legend in hospital, Wakefield’s major move & Leigh signing

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.

Burgess refused drugs test

The Daily Mail has revealed that Sam Burgess refused to take a drugs test before driving to the home of his ex-wife’s parents, which led to police involvement. Read more here.

Trinity in impressive move

Wakefield Trinity have launched an impressive move for one of their former rugby league players, it was revealed on Twitter. Read more here.

Cornwall in Wigan swoop

Cornwall RLFC have made a former Wigan Warriors player their latest signing to join the new entity down on the south coast. Read more here.

May slams media

New Catalans Dragons signing Tyrone May has slammed the Australian media following his move to Super League on the Catalans website. Read more here.

Sims on Warrington

Ashton Sims has told the Spirit of Sport podcast about his time spent in the UK in Super League with the Warrington Wolves. He was at the Halliwell Jones for three years. Read more here.

Visa problems

The League Express has reported that young French players will no longer be able to travel to the UK because of Brexit making it increasingly difficult for them to get a visa.

Edwards on ban

Castleford Tigers’ Kenny Edwards reflected on his ten-match ban following his first game back after sitting out a chunk of the 2021 Super League season. Read more here.

Pritchard latest

‘Frank the Tank’ Pritchard himself has provided an update on his situation after leaving hospital which is superb news all round. Pritchard had faced complications with COVID-19. Read more here.

Milner injury

Adam Milner has provided an injury update following him leaving the field in Castleford’s 32-10 victory over York at the weekend. Bureta Faraimo also reacted to the triumph. Read more here.

Broadbent impresses

The Yorkshire Evening Post has waxed lyrical about the likes of Leeds Rhinos’ Jack Broadbent and Sam Walters following their performances in the friendly win over Featherstone at he weekend.

Leigh welcome new signing

Leigh Centurions have welcomed a new signing to Manchester following the star’s flight into the UK, according to the club’s Twitter feed. Read more here.

KR stadium

Hull KR’s stadium is set to have a new name in the 2022 Super League season after Hull College pulled out of being the principal sponsor of Craven Park. Read more here.

Trinity stadium

Wakefield Trinity have posted another important update on their stadium, via the club’s website, with chairman John Minards speaking about a new step in the redevelopment of Belle Vue. Read more here.

Chairman reveals anti-vaxxers

Wakefield Trinity chairman Michael Carter has revealed to BBC Sport that there are six of the Trinity squad that are still unvaccinated – with one or two of them adamant they will not get it.

Rising star’s drugs scandal

A rising rugby league star has spoken honestly to the media about a drugs scandal that he was involved in, Fox Sports has revealed. Read more here.

Woolf in statement

Kristian Woolf has given an emotional statement to the New Zealand Herald following the tumultuous events in Tonga after a tsunami hit the tiny Polynesian kingdom. Read more here.

Schofield predicts

Garry Schofield, in his weekly League Express column has predicted Toulouse Olympique to go straight back down after being promoted for the 2022 Super League season.

Manly forward to SL?

A Manly Sea Eagles forward has been linked with a move to Super League with his contract running out at the end of the 2022 season, according to zerotackle. Read more here.

French laws threaten clubs

The new French laws – which indicate that unvaccinated stars are unable to compete in France – could have serious repercussions for Super League clubs which have players who don’t have the jab. Read more here.

Wigan send condolences

Wigan Warriors have sent their condolences to Bevan French on the passing of his mother. French has been in Australia for all of 2022 and and most of 2021. Read more here.

RL legend in hospital

A former Hull FC star and rugby league legend currently sits in hospital after breaking his leg in a horrific incident. He played over 400 games for the Black and Whites. Read more here.

Hastings’ bold prediction

Jackson Hastings has given a bold prediction for the 2022 Super League season. The halfback has moved back to Australia to play for the Wests Tigers. Read his prediction here.

Captain could miss entire season

A rugby league captain of a top-flight side could miss the entirety of the 2022 season following a serious injury. Read more on the injury and potential time out here.

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