Rugby League News: Ex-Bradford and Huddersfield star dies suddenly, Powell takes swipe at King, Channel 4 play-off games & Fifita to Super League rivals?

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…

NRL round-up

Fox Sports has reported that Wests Tigers are set to throw $7 million at Melbourne Storm’s Cameron Munster.

The same publication has also reported that the St George Illawarra Dragons’ dressing room is far from united.

Penrith Panthers are facing a difficult time trying to keep hold of Liam Martin and Stephen Crichton with NRL rivals circling.

South Sydney Rabbitohs are fuming at veteran Wayne Bennett over the Dolphins openly targeting superstar fullback Latrell Mitchell for the NRL’s 17th team with a $4 million deal.

Tomkins controversy

Catalans Dragons fullback Sam Tomkins has created controversy with comments on Instagram.

The England international revealed what he thinks is the biggest derby in Super League. Read more here.

Warrington deals and departures

Warrington Wolves have signed up eight players as Daryl Powell makes huge statement. Read more here.

They have also let six major players go. Read more here.

SL structure change

IMG asked rugby league fans yesterday to complete a survey about the future of the sport.

Amongst the survey was a question on the future structure of the game, revealing a potential major change. Read more here.

Graham rejects coaching role

FOrmer St Helens star James Graham has rejected the chance to become an assistant to Shaun Wane at England, as per Rugby League Live.

Graham said he didn’t want to be learning on the job and instead wants England to win the World Cup.

Fifita to SL rivals?

David Fifita is set to leave Wakefield Trinity at the end of the 2022 Super League season.

Serious About Rugby League has broached the potential idea of a stunning Super League move. Read more here.

Channel 4 SL play-off games

Channel 4 Super League play-off games are nearly upon us after what has been a superb coverage from the terrestrial broadcaster.

There will be two play-off games broadcast. Read more here.

Wire rejected by SL forward

Warrington Wolves have been busy in the transfer market in recent weeks and months.

But, one man will not be at the Halliwell Jones in 2023 after rejecting a deal. Read more here.

Powell takes swipe at King

Warrington Wolves head coach Daryl Powell has taken a swipe at outgoing centre Toby King on Wire TV.

The Wolves boss has been the most active head coach in the transfer market so far in 2022. Read more here.

Dwyer’s future club?

Leeds Rhinos’ Brad Dwyer may well be moving to Hull FC in 2023.

However, his destination for 2024 is still up in the air with Serious About Rugby League broaching a potential idea. Read more here.

Castleford damning blow

Castleford Tigers head coach Lee Radford has revealed a damning blow to his side on BBC Radio Leeds.

Castleford go up against the Warrington Wolves tonight at the Halliwell Jones Stadium, needing a win to keep alive their play-off hopes. Read more here.

Castleford sign Sunderland goalkeeper

Castleford Tigers have signed a former Sunderland goalkeeper as Lee Radford builds his squad.

The new signing revealed on The Full Eighty Minutes podcast just how the stunning move came about. Read more here.

Magoulias on Warrington exit

Former Warrington Wolves forward Billy Magoulias has revealed all on his exit, why he left and his view on the club and Daryl Powell.

Magoulias left midway through this season for reasons which he has now revealed. Read more here.

Burrow’s ‘scandalous’ experience

Leeds Rhinos legend Rob Burrow has revealed a ‘scandalous’ experience when flying with Ryanair.

The former halfback, who is suffering from MND, took to Twitter to express his disgust. Read more here.

Thompson absent

Former St Helens star Luke Thompson has been absent from Canterbury Bulldogs training, Fox Sports has revealed.

Thompson has endured an incredibly difficult 2022 season. Read more here.

Refereeing appointments

The Super League refereeing appointments have been revealed for this weekend’s fixtures with Ben Thaler given the marquee gig.

However, two big name referees have been dropped again. Read more here.

Hull KR shock release

Hull KR have revealed the shock release of one of their Super League stars.

It was revealed yesterday after numerous head issues. Read more here.

Former Bradford and Huddersfield man dies

A former Bradford and Huddersfield player died suddenly over the weekend in a horrific development.

The 30-year-old was described as a ‘bundle of joy’ by friends and family. Read more here.

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