Rugby League News: Cas duo’s futures, Wire man wants NRL, Hull FC men in future latest, referee’s major changes & RFL legal battle?

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.

Ex-Wiganer in coaching role

An ex-Wiganer has taken a new coaching role in his native country. He played almost 50 games for the Warriors and had a spell at another Super League side. Read more here.

Cook interest

Serious About Rugby League has revealed that former Castleford Tigers prop Matt Cook was the subject of interest from other clubs whilst he was at the Jungle.

Sky Sports pundits

Serious About Rugby League has written an article on five pundits that Sky Sports should use more in their programs.

Heart attack returnee

A rugby league player that suffered a heart attack on his way home from a game has taken a new coaching role. Read more here.

Ex-Wiganer takes new role

Another former Wigan Warriors star has also returned to rugby league  – the ex-NRL star lost two Grand Finals with Wigan. Read more here.

Moimoi extends

Fuifui Moimoi has signed a new deal that takes him past his 41st birthday. He made his debut back in 2004 with the Parramatta Eels in the NRL. Read more on him signing here.

Fifita affected

David Fifita has revealed to BBC Radio Leeds that he was badly affected by Wakefield Trinity’s uncertainty. Read more on what the ‘Big Bopper’ said here.

Tomkins update

Sam Tomkins has given an update ahead of the 2022 Super League season. The fullback won the Man of Steel in 2021 and was rewarded with England honours by Shaun Wane. Read more on the update here.

Worst tackle

Serious About Rugby League has revealed what they have dubbed the ‘worst tackle ever seen’ on a rugby league field. The footage will shock you!

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.

Leigh signings

Leigh Centurions are set for more big name signings, according to Chris Chester – Leigh’s head of rugby – as he spoke with Leigh Centurions TV. Read more on the new signings and his views on the signings made so far here.

Peats in parting shot

Former Leigh Centurions and Huddersfield Giants hooker Nathan Peats has landed a parting shot to Super League after making the move to his new French side. Read more here.

Highest home attendances revealed

Serious About Rugby League has revealed the highest home attendances of each Super League side heading into the 2022 Super League season.

NRL club refuses to pay

An NRL club has refused to pay a Super League target after details of his contract were revealed as he remains subject to a police investigation. Read more here.


Serious About Rugby League has written an article on six of the biggest u-turns in Super League history, which includes some big names like Rangi Chase and Chris Sandow.

RFL legal battle?

The RFL could be set for a legal battle after details of World Rugby’s new governing body, the Rugby Football League (!), was created to organise a new sevens franchise in North America. Read more here.

Widdop message

Gareth Widdop has sent out a message as he prepares for Christmas in Australia with his family. The English halfback had a superb 2021 Super League season and was nominated for the Man of Steel. Read the message here.

Hicks major changes

Robert Hicks has told League Express about the RFL’s desire to make major changes in how young referees are treated in the community game and at a grassroots level following an increase in abuse.

Best positional changes

Serious About Rugby League has revealed the best five positional changes in Super League history.

Hohaia role

Former St Helens fullback/halfback Lance Hohaia has returned to rugby league to take a surprising new role. The ex-Saints was perhaps most famous for getting knocked unconscious in the 2014 Super League Grand Fina. Read more here.

Hooker return?

A former Leeds Rhinos hooker has teased a shock return to rugby league after a lengthy spell out of the game after being banned. Read more here.

Watts on bans

Liam Watts has slammed the handing out of bans by the RFL in the Trot The Egg In podcast. The Castleford Tigers forward has been reunited with former Hull FC boss Lee Radford at Castleford.

Hull FC future

The Hull Daily Mail has given the latest on a number of Hull FC stars that will be coming off contract at the end of 2022, including Josh Reynolds and Jamie Shaul.

Hodgson rejected

Josh Hodgson has been rejected for a new role after being linked with a move away from the Canberra Raiders for most of the off-season, the Daily Telegraph has reported. The English hooker was linked with Wests Tigers. Read more on the rejection here.

Largest crowds in history

The largest crowds in rugby league history have been revealed by Fox Sports. There are some shocks in there with Australian games superseded by games in the UK. Read more here.

Powell on Peet

League Express has revealed what Wigan Warriors hooker Sam Powell has said about new head coach Matty Peet.

Richardson and Trueman links

Danny Richardson has spoken on the Trot The Egg In podcast about his and Jake Trueman’s futures having been linked with moves away from the club. The former Saints man has rejected all claims on behalf of both.

Odsal future

League Express has given the latest on the stadium at Odsal. Bradford Bulls returned to Odsal in May, signing an 18-month tenancy agreement with the Rugby Football League.

Gale injury

Hull Live has written an article on the fitness of Luke Gale after he arrived at Hull FC carrying a knee injury. The halfback joined the Black and Whites in the off-season from the Leeds Rhinos.

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