Rugby League News: Connor’s bizarre behaviour, ex-Wigan man faces huge jail sentence, Hurrell controversy & Norman’s Super League move?

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…

Norman future

Toulouse Olympique star Corey Norman has been handed a mammoth ban following an incident against Warrington Wolves. The halfback was initially placed on report for ‘inappropriate contact’. Read more here.

Norman is, however, set for a Super League move, according to the Daily Telegraph. Read more here.

Gildart’s stunning club

Ex-Wigan Warriors star Oliver Gildart is said to be lining up a stunning club move for 2023, according to Fox Sports.

Gildart had been linked with Leeds Rhinos in July but that fell through. Read more here.

Castleford signing

Castleford Tigers’ new signing has revealed who is the fittest player at the club.

He spoke on The Full Eighty Minutes podcast about his move to the Jungle. Read more here.

Disturbing child abuse messages from ex-Wiganer

The disturbing child abuse messages sent by ex-Wigan Warriors man Brett Finch have been revealed by the Daily Mail.

Finch pleaded guilty to sharing child abuse material in his trial yesterday. Read more here.

Thompson ‘shopped’

Former St Helens star Luke Thompson is apparently being ‘shopped’ according to the Daily Telegraph.

Thompson’s staggering deal has also been revealed by that publication. Read more here.

Beaumont’s incredible spend

Leigh Centurions owner Derek Beaumont has revealed the incredible amount of money he has spent on the club in 2022.

Beaumont told the Dockhouse Rugby Show that it is the most he has ever spent. Read more here.

Sammut’s new club?

Former Wigan Warriors, Wakefield Trinity and Bradford Bulls star Jarrod Sammut is set to join a new club.

It follows a post on his social media as well as a chat with Serious About Rugby League. Read more here.

Connor’s bizarre behaviour

Jake Connor has picked up a ban for ‘Other Contrary Behaviour’ by the Disciplinary Match Review Panel.

Serious About Rugby League can, however, reveal what bizarre behaviour that entailed. Read more here.

Dwyer’s new club and why

Leeds Rhinos hooker Brad Dwyer is set to join a Super League rival in what will be a surprise move.

And, the reasoning for that has been explained by Serious About Rugby League. Read more here.

Connor on Sky

Hull FC’s Jake Connor is one of the most talked about players in Super League.

So, on Sky Sports’ new program, you will be able to delve into his character and player profile. Read more on the program here.

Son of ex-Saint, Huddersfield and Cas man joins Wigan

The son of a former St Helens, Huddersfield Giants and Castleford Tigers man has joined the Wigan Warriors.

It is a major step up for the teenager after impressing throughout his early years. Read more here.

Hurrell controversy

Rugby league agents have spoken about the controversial issue that spanned his time at Leeds Rhinos into his time at St Helens.

They discussed the Tongan international on The Full Eighty Minutes podcast. Read more here.

Hull FC’s finances and new signings

Hull FC chairman Adam Pearson has spoken to the Hull Daily Mail about the club’s finances and new signings.

Pearson revealed that there will be one or two more signings coming through the door at the MKM Stadium in a struggling climate.

Woolf replacements

If St Helens head coach Kristian Woolf departs St Helens at the end of 2022, he will have to be replaced.

Serious About Rugby League has revealed three potential replacements for Woolf. Read more here.

Hull KR’s bad news

Hull KR revealed some bad news yesterday that could have repercussions for the club’s chances of making the play-offs.

Danny McGuire’s side is already doing it tough in 2022, but this is damning. Read more here.

One SL club appeals

One Super League club has appealed the ban handed out on Monday by the Disciplinary Match Review Panel.

Serious About Rugby League approached the RFL for comment. Read more here.

Major Leigh exits

There are set to be major exits from the Leigh Centurions ahead of Super League promotion.

That is because Super League only allows seven quota spots. Read more here.

Burrow’s emotional plea

Leeds Rhinos legend Rob Burrow has made another emotional plea following the passing of his friend and MND campaigner.

Burrow has once more called on the Conservative government to release the money promised. Read more here.

Newman’s damning news

Leeds Rhinos star Harry Newman has received some damning news on his injury.

Newman limped off during Leeds’ big win over Hull KR last week. There are also updates on James Bentley, Bodene Thompson and Cameron Smith. Read more here.

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