Rugby League News: Ex-Bradford man’s cancer fight, Cas lose two, French latest & Shaul’s future

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…

Shaul latest

The Hull Daily Mail has given an update on the future of Hull FC fullback Jamie Shaul.

The fullback had been linked with a move to Toulouse Olympique, but that will no longer be happening the publication revealed.

Widnes snap up Wire man

Widnes Vikings have snapped up a Warrington Wolves man until the end of the season, the former’s club website has revealed.

He will join the Chemics on loan until the end of 2022 in a bid to force himself into his parent team. Read more here.

Leeming’s favourite

Leeds Rhinos star Kruise Leeming has told the Rugby League Review podcast which away ground is his favourite.

It’s a stadium where he has been relatively successful at, scoring a number of tries as well as securing a couple of man-of-the-match awards. Read more here.

Inu’s new club

The Manchester Evening News has revealed Krisnan Inu’s new club after he left FC Lezignan yesterday due to ‘personal reasons’.

The publication has revealed that Inu will be heading to Leigh Centurions to help their Super League bid.

French latest

The latest on Wigan Warriors star Bevan French has been revealed after it was made known that the fullback had contracted Covid-19 before his flight last week.

French took to his Instagram to update his followers of his situation. Read more here.

Austin promises

Leeds Rhinos signing Blake Austin has promised fans hard work following their disappointing start to the 2022 Super League season, he told the Yorkshire Post.

Austin called Leeds’ loss to Wigan Warriors on Friday night “an awful night.”

Toulouse new signings

Toulouse Olympique are set to announce some new signings next week, according to Rugby League Live.

The French club have struggled in recent weeks following the departure of Johnathon Ford and the impending exit of Mark Kheirallah.

Silverwood rages

Former Super League referee Richard Silverwood has raged about the latest disciplinary results that have been revealed.

He spoke mostly about the ban handed to Hull FC’s Luke Gale and the changing rules in rugby league. Read more here.

FC man does escape ban

One Hull FC man has escaped ban despite being handed a yellow card during the Black and Whites’ defeat to St Helens on Saturday afternoon.

It involved St Helens’ Jack Welsby whose actions led to the Hull man not being charged. Read more here.

Gale banned

Hull FC’s Luke Gale could face a lengthy time away from the game after being charged by the RFL on two separate occasions for incidents during Hull’s game against St Helens.

The halfback was charged with ‘Other Contrary Behaviour’ twice and faces around two months out. Read more on the charges here and read just why he has been charged TWICE here.

Ex-Bradford man against cancer

A former Bradford Bulls star has revealed his struggle against cancer as well as his new coaching role, The World Wide of Sports has revealed.

The centre played five seasons at Odsal and left a gaping hole at Bradford once he returned to Australia. Read more here.

McGoldrick pictured

Former Castleford Tigers utility man Ryan McGoldrick has been pictured playing for his new club at the age of 41.

McGoldrick became something of a cult hero down at the Jungle in his extended stay in West Yorkshire. See his new look here.

Channel 4 figures

The figures for Channel 4 viewing of the Hull FC-St Helens fixture last Saturday have been revealed to Serious About Rugby League – and it makes for great reading. Read the stats here.

The terrestrial television channel has been an incredible success since it began viewing a fortnight ago.

Injury concerns

Serious About Rugby League has revealed the latest injury concerns from this weekend’s Super League fixtures.

Castleford Tigers have issues with two of their stars, with Leeds Rhinos and Warrington Wolves also having injury concerns. Read more here.

Lengthy ban for brother-in-law tackle

One forward may well be banned for two months after inflicting a horrific injury on his soon to be brother-in-law, the Daily Telegraph has revealed.

The soon to be brother-in-law will be out for the season following the bad tackle. Read more here.

Wilkin on Warrington

Sky Sports pundit Jon Wilkin has had his say on the Warrington Wolves following their victory over Castleford Tigers last Thursday night.

Warrington thrashed Castleford and Wilkin was honest about their prospects. Read more here.

Salford news

On their website, Salford Red Devils have revealed some groundbreaking news that may well have major repercussions for the rest of Super League.

The Manchester club has become the only one to announce this news. Read more here.

Most wacky signings

Serious About Rugby League has revealed the most wacky post-rugby league careers that we can find at present.

The seven mentioned range from actors to landlords! It truly is a menagerie. Read more here.

SL clubs alerted

Super League clubs have been alerted to the possibility of signing an NRL star after contract talks with his current side have broken down, the Daily Telegraph has reported.

He would count on the quota, but what a signing it would be for the northern hemisphere. Read more here.

Six-figure damage

One club will have to fork out over £100,000 to repair damages created by Storm Eunice.

The storm took hold in the UK over the weekend and inflicted serious consequences on one particular stadium. Read more here.

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