Rugby League News: Eddie and Stevo return, Connor and Burgess’ ‘bizarre’ details, Castleford star’s injury issues, Wigan man hunting new deal & SL coach to leave

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.

Dislocated shoulder

Featherstone Rovers star signing Jesse Sene-Lefao was taken off the field on his debut after dislocating his shoulder in his side’s victory over the York City Knights. Read more here.

Leilua misses out

Joey Leilua missed out on his Featherstone Rovers debut after entering the country last week. One Premier Sports pundit also predicted his Championship dark horse. Read more here.

Reasons for Powell

Warrington Wolves chief executive Karl Fitzpatrick has told the Through The Wire podcast just why he hired Daryl Powell, despite great interest from elsewhere. Read more here.

Wigan duo explanation

Wigan Warriors head coach Matty Peet revealed that Zak Hardaker will return running this week after missing Wigan’s win over Warrington on Saturday night whilst Ethan Havard is still recovering frmo his operation.

Leigh lose one

Leigh Centurions have agreed to release one of their new signings before he has even played a game for the club. Read more here.

Leigh gain one

Despite that, Leigh Centurions have signed a utility man from Super League side Wigan Warriors. Will he prove to be a big hit at the Sports Village. Read more here.

Sene-Lefao’s ‘almost’ club

Serious About Rugby League has revealed that ex-Castleford Tigers forward Jesse Sene-Lefao almost signed for this Super League club.

Ex-star’s concussion trauma and near bankruptcy

A former rugby league star has opened up to the Daily Telegraph about his concussion trauma and his near-bankruptcy due to funding his medical bills. Read more here.

Smith on issue fixing

Tony Smith has told Hull Live about issues that his Hull KR side are facing and how confident he is of being able to overcome them.

Connor’s injury

Jake Connor’s full injury extent has been revealed after he was forced from the field in Hull FC’s loss to Leeds Rhinos at the weekend. Read more here.

Bizarre details

The Hull Daily Mail has revealed the ‘bizarre’ circumstances behind Jake Connor’s injury at the weekend, stating that he merely put his hand out to fend off Leeds man Kruise Leeming.

Largest attendances

Serious About Rugby League has revealed the largest ten attendances in regular Super League season history.

Boxing ring for ex-Trinity man

A former Wakefield Trinity forward is heading into the boxing ring after wanting a new challenge. He made 66 appearances for Wakefield. Read more here.

Eddie and Stevo’s return

Eddie and Stevo are set to return to the microphone with a Betfred initiative. The duo were famous for their roles on Sky Sports. Read more here.

Powell hunting new deal

Sam Powell has told League Express that he is determined to earn another contract at Wigan Warriors with the hooker’s current deal running out at the end of 2022. He has been at the DW Stadium all of his career.

Chairman apologises

Oldham RLFC’s chairman has apologised to supporters and the RFL for their defeat to amateur side Castleford Lock Lane in the Challenge Cup over the weekend. Read more here.

Agar’s selection headaches

Leeds Live has reported that head coach Richard Agar will have a number of selection dilemmas for the new season following the Rhinos’ victory over Hull FC.

Fusitu’a honesty

David Fusitu’a has spoken to Leeds TV about his debut at Headingley after starring in the Rhinos’ victory over Hull FC. He did have a few things to say about the South Stand Band. Read more here.

Wire lose duo

Warrington Wolves will have to do without an important duo early in the season as Daryl Powell confirmed on the Warrington website. Read more here.

Sculthorpe’s ‘almost’ clubs

Serious About Rugby League has revealed the two clubs that St Helens legend Paul Sculthorpe rejected during his career.

Eden’s injury problems

Greg Eden has told the Drop Goal podcast about his problems with his hamstring during the 2021 season and how he is trying to prolong his career. Read more about his injuries here.

Burgess’ bizarre drug test details

Sam Burgess’ drug test could be in jeopardy, according to the Daily Telegraph, after the former South Sydney Rabbitohs enforcer cut his hair. Read more about the bizarre turn here.

Sculthorpe’s winner

Serious About Rugby League has revealed which side St Helens legend Paul Sculthorpe has predicted to win the 2022 Super League Grand Final. Do you agree?

Mathers on Fusitu’a tackle

Richie Mathers has had his say on David Fusitu’a’s tackle on Hull FC fullback Davy Litten after the latter was stretchered off for the Black and Whites on Sunday. Read more here.

Segeyaro’s new club

Former Leeds Rhinos star James Segeyaro has found a new club – and the name of it has been revealed, according to the Daily Telegraph. Read more here.

SL coach to follow players out of the door

League Express has revealed that Super League assistant coach Greg White is expected to depart Toulouse Olympique alongside Mark Kheirallah with Johnathon Ford having already left.

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