Rugby League News: Connor’s Love Island announcement, Wigan man in talks with rivals, O’Neill rejects mega offer & Woolf’s 2023 club?

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…

Connor’s Love Island announcement

It seems the whole Super League is getting in the Love Island mood with the Black and Whites put a Love Island twist on a big announcement regarding Jake Connor last night. Read more here.

Connor has been in the limelight recently regarding a potential move away from the MKM Stadium. Read more here.

Lam prefers Leigh to Wigan

Leigh Centurions head coach Adrian Lam has revealed live on Premier Sports why his time at the club has been more enjoyable than anywhere else.

Lam, of course, was in charge of the Wigan Warriors in 2020 and 2021. Read more here.

Leutele future

Huddersfield Giants head coach Ian Watson has made an admission on the future of star centre Ricky Leutele.

The former Toronto Wolfpack man has enjoyed a superb 2022 season, though has been injured for the past few weeks. Could he be heading for a Super League rival? Read more here.

Field on French future

Wigan Warriors pair Jai Field and Bevan French have lit up Super League in 2022 with their incredible skill and pace.

Though Field is staying another two years, French has yet to sign and Field made a big admission on French’s future. Read more here.

Leigh to sign Mulhern

Leigh Centurions are set to sign Warrington Wolves prop Rob Mulhern, according to Rugby League Live.

The Centurions have also signed Jack Hughes and Matt Davis from the Cheshire club for 2023 as well.

Big Fev signing

Featherstone Rovers have been trying to cut the gap to first-placed Leigh Centurions in recent weeks and this signing could help.

The former Castleford Tigers man will add great firepower to Brian McDermott’s pack. Read more here.

ANOTHER Warrington signing

Warrington Wolves have made yet another signing as head coach Daryl Powell overhauls his squad for 2023.

Thomas Mikaele, Sam Kasiano, Gil Dudson, Matty Nicholson and Paul Vaughan have already signed on the dotted line. Read more here.

Beaumont’s rant

Leigh Centurions owner Derek Beaumont has told the Dockhouse Rugby Show that he sees no value in having Toulouse Olympique or Catalans Dragons in Super League.

Beaumont has been outspoken on the issue in the past and led another charge. Read more here.

WATCH – ‘physical assault’ of referee

Former Castleford Tigers and current Newcastle Thunder forward Alex Foster has been given a monster ban for the physical assault of a referee.

Now, you can watch the footage of the incident here. Let us know what you think!

Woolf’s 2023 club?

St Helens head coach Kristian Woolf has reportedly found a club for 2023, according to The Mole at the Wide World of Sports. Read more here.

The man himself has spoken about those links. Read more here.

Wilkin predicts relegation

Sky Sports pundit Jon Wilkin has predicted who will be relegated from Super League in 2023.

The battle is looking extremely interesting with Wakefield Trinity and Toulouse Olympique currently fighting it out. Read more here.

Wigan man ‘in talks’ with rivals

A Wigan Warriors man is ‘in talks’ with a Super League rival, that rival head coach has revealed.

It would be more evidence of Wigan boss Matt Peet putting his stamp on the squad. Read more here.

O’Neill rejects offer

Former Castleford Tigers forward Jacques O’Neill has rejected a £60,000 offer, according to the Daily Mail. Read more here. Now, Castleford boss Lee Radford has had his say on whether or not O’Neill will be returning to the Jungle. Read more here.

Meanwhile, Liam Watts will serve the second of his two-match suspension this weekend in the fixture against Hull FC. That is his fourth ban in 2022 so far.

Shaul club

Hull FC fullback Jamie Shaul has been linked with a move to a West Yorkshire club recently, Rugby League Live revealed.

Serious About Rugby League has revealed one club has addressed a potential move. Read more here.

Hull KR lose man to Huddersfield

Hull KR have experienced yet another painful loss with one of their stars being lost to Huddersfield Giants despite signing a two-year deal at Craven Park. Read more here.

KR have also revealed that captain Shaun Kenny-Dowall was forced to go to hospital due to what looked like a serious throat injury. Read more here.

Channel 4 dates confirmed

The rest of Super League coverage for Channel 4’s broadcasting deal have been revealed.

Channel 4 has been getting huge praise for the way in which they have changed the broadcasting monopoly in rugby league. Read more here.

Refereeing appointments

The Super League refereeing appointments have been revealed for this weekend’s Super League fixtures.

There is a curious omission as Liam Moore and Chris Kendall get the big gigs. Read more here.

SL leading the way for Thompson

The Super League club reportedly in the lead for the signature of Luke Thompson has been revealed, according to The Mole at the Wide World of Sports.

Thompson left St Helens in the Super League in 2020 to join Canterbury Bulldogs. Read more here.

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