Rugby League News: Connor’s club for 2023, Bradford’s Odsal bombshell, shock immediate Warrington departure & French deal

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…

Powell ‘talks’ with fans

Warrington Wolves head coach Daryl Powell revealed that he held ‘talks’ with disgruntled fans following the defeat to Castleford Tigers on Saturday. The Wolves went down 35-22, but were losing 27-0 at one stage. Read more here. Powell also blasted the ‘unacceptable’ result but felt Warrington should have won. Read more here.

That came after Powell admitted that he dropped one of his stars in the build up to the Castleford game. Read more hereRugby League Live has also revealed that this star will be heading for an immediate exit.

Radford on Evalds and Blair

Castleford Tigers head coach Lee Radford revealed the lowdown on the horror blow sustained by fullback Niall Evalds.

Radford also had his say on the horror shot by Cheyse Blair which saw him red carded. Read more here.

Silverwood reflects

Former Super League referee Richard Silverwood has reflected on some of his issues faced in his career.

The Mirfield man took to Twitter to recall how he was treated in his 400th Super League appearance. Read more here.

Damning McGillvary news

Huddersfield Giants went down 25-0 to St Helens on Friday night after failing to score a point.

And, head coach Ian Watson spoke about the defeat as well as giving damning news on Jermaine McGillvary. Read more here.

Lam on Wigan exit

Former Wigan Warriors boss Adrian Lam has revealed why it ended badly at the club after starting so well.

Lam was Wigan boss in 2020 and 2021, reaching the Grand Final in 2020 but languishing in 2021. Read more here.

Clark future

Daryl Clark has become part of the furniture at Warrington Wolves and he spoke to Serious About Rugby League about his future.

The hooker has made an ominous revelation about where his future may lie. Read more here.

French future

Wigan Warriors star Bevan French has revealed that his future will be made clear in the very near future, Rugby League Live reported. French broke the Super League record for tries in a game against Hull FC on Friday. Read more here.

Could French be heading for a surprising deal, though? Read more here.

Mata’utia called out

St Helens star Sione Mata’utia has been called out by Sky Sports pundits following his red card in Saints’ win over Huddersfield Giants. Read more here.

Mata’utia is facing yet another ban for an issue that is creeping into the game. Read more here.

Lino’s SL move?

Is Wakefield Trinity star Mason Lino heading for a Super League rival?

Lino has been a shining light in a disappointing season for the West Yorkshire club so far in 2022 as they sit bottom of the table. Read more here.

Odsal bombshell

Bradford Bulls have released bombshell news on their stadium, Odsal, following the weekend.

The Bulls home has been a source of contention in recent years in terms of pitch dimensions etc, but this is incredible. Read more here.

Connor’s club

Hull FC maverick Jake Connor’s club for 2023 has reportedly been confirmed, according to the Canberra Times.

Connor is currently on the sidelines after suffering a bad injury earlier in the season. Read more here.

Johnstone damning news

Wakefield Trinity have released damning news on major star Tom Johnstone.

The winger will be moving to the Catalans Dragons for 2023, but suffered some bad news early last week. Read more here.

Hull FC miss two signings

Hull FC will NOT be making these two signings, according to Newcastle Herald journalist Barry Toohey.

Hull have been linked with a number of major recruits in recent weeks. Read more here.

McDermott future

Featherstone Rovers head coach Brian McDermott has been linked with a move away from the West Yorkshire club.

Serious About Rugby League has revealed what the Rovers club said to the website when asked about McDermott’s future. Read more here.

Croft future

Salford Red Devils star Brodie Croft has made an admission about his future at the club on the Out Of Your League Super League podcast.

Croft has been a revelation for Paul Rowley’s men in 2022. Read more here.

O’Neill’s ‘neglect’

Love Island bosses have been accused of neglecting former Castleford Tigers boss Jacques O’Neill following his exit. O’Neill walked out of the villa last weekend and has since been spotted at a Super League ground. Read more here.

Could O’Neill be heading for this shock club too after being linked with a return to rugby league. Read more here.

Walker offered to shock club

Hull FC’s Leeds Rhinos loanee Jack Walker was offered to a shock club, according to the York Press.

Walker has started like a house on fire at the MKM Stadium and could be set for a big deal. Read more here.

Watkins talks on future

Salford Red Devils star Kallum Watkins has spoken to Serious About Rugby League about speculation that linked him with a Super League rival.

Watkins has been a revelation for Paul Rowley’s men since coming back from injury in 2022. Read more here.

Pryce and KPP early moves?

Huddersfield Giants star Will Pryce and Wigan Warriors man Kai Pearce-Paul are being heavily targeted for early moves according to Toohey News.

The duo are arguably the most exciting youngsters coming through in Super League. Read more here.

Saints against drugs

St Helens have become the first Super League side to speak out against illegal drug use.

The club have been making great waves in the community recently and this is just another example of that. Read more here.

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