Rugby League News: Clark and Escare future, Leeds player speaks out, Powell says sorry & Pryce’s horror tackle footage

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…

Clark future

Warrington Wolves forward Jason Clark has told the Through The Wire podcast about where his future potentially lies.

Clark has been at the Halliwell Jones Stadium since 2019 and has become a fan favourite for his toughness and durability. Read more here.

Escare future

Wakefield Trinity head coach Willie Poching has spoken to League Express about a longer deal for on-loan fullback Morgan Escare.

Poching said: “  

Litten and Hill reveal why

Both Jez Litten and Chris Hill have spoken to the Rugby League Review podcast about why they left Hull FC and Warrington Wolves respectively.

Litten is now at Hull KR and Hill at Huddersfield and excelling in their new roles. Read more on why Litten left and Hill left.

Buchanan and McGuire on Radford

Jamie Jones-Buchanan and Danny McGuire have had their say on Castleford Tigers boss Lee Radford following yet another defeat for the West Yorkshire side.

The Leeds Rhinos legend were guests on Sky Sports as Castleford went down to Wigan Warriors. Read more on their comments here.

England rugby union at Leeds

An England international rugby union player was invited to take part in a training session at Leeds Rhinos last week which has prompted speculation of his possible move into league – whether coaching or playing.

Leeds have had ties with union players in the past with the likes of Kyle Eastmond, Marcus Smith and Sean Long having affiliations. Read more here.

Hastings in hot water

Ex-Wigan Warriors and Salford Red Devils star Jackson Hastings is in hot water following a dangerous tackle in Wests Tigers’ loss to Newcastle Knights at the weekend, the Daily Telegraph has revealed.

Hastings was put on report for the incident after upending Tex Hoy. Read more here.

Field and French

Wigan Warriors’ fullback Jai Field has spoken to the League Express about his friendly rivalry with Bevan French.

Field will go up against French for the number 1 spot at Wigan after starting the season in incredible form.

Henderson’s coaching hint

Former Warrington Wolves assistant coach Andrew Henderson has given a big coaching hint to Serious About Rugby League.

He left Warrington at the end of 2021 after his contract was not renewed when Daryl Powell came in. Read more here.

St George eye up rival forward

St George Illawarra Dragons have eyed up a replacement for Jack Bird after he rejected a new contract at the club, according to the Daily Telegraph.

The forward is wanted by a number of rival clubs so St George face a battle. Read more here.

Clarke slams Austin

Sky Sports pundit Phil Clarke has slammed Leeds Rhinos halfback Blake Austin for his performance against Salford Red Devils.

The pundit was not happy with how he performed or his actual signature at Headingley. Read more on the tirade here.

Leeming on Agar

Leeds Rhinos captain Kruise Leeming has had his own say on whether the players at Leeds back head coach Richard Agar or not.

The Rhinos went down in emphatic fashion to Salford Red Devils on Friday night. Read more on Leeming’s comments here.

Powell says sorry

Warrington Wolves head coach Daryl Powell has apologised to Warrington fans following their dismal 38-22 loss to Wakefield Trinity at the weekend.

Warrington have now lost as many games as they have won in the 2022 campaign so far. Read more here.

Pryce’s horror tackle and Watson’s view

Huddersfield Giants’ Will Pryce was sent off for a horror tackle on Hull FC’s Connor Wynne yesterday. The video went round Twitter last night.

And, Ian Watson – the Giants’ head coach – reacted to the tackle. Read more here. Hull FC head coach Brett Hodgson also had his say on his side’s stellar 14-6 win. Read more here.

Smith controversy

Melbourne Storm’s Brandon Smith is under fire for a controversial action in his side’s win over South Sydney Rabbitohs, Fox Sports has reported.

The incident happened following Melbourne’s 15-14 win over South Sydney. Read more here.

Super League Team of the Week

Serious About Rugby League has given their Super League Team of the Week after round six.

A number of sides had a lot of representatives in the fantasy team, with Castleford Tigers’ Greg Eden . Read our choices here.

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