Rugby League News: Ex-Leeds Rhino in transfer, Bradford swoop, Beaumont prediction, Williams on NRL return & Flower leaves

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.

Ex-Rhinos half finds new club

A former Leeds Rhinos academy halfback has found a new club and will be playing this weekend, their club website confirmed. Read more about the move here.

Woolf’s faith

St Helens head coach Kristian Woolf has told the St Helens Star that he has complete faith in young duo Jack Welsby and Lewis Dodd ahead of the 2022 Super League season.

Wire’s greatest challengers

Warrington Wolves’ George Williams has revealed who Warrington’s greatest challengers are and what Super League needs to do to catch up to the NRL. Read more here.

Dark horses

Serious About Rugby League has revealed who their three dark horses to win the Super League Grand Final are.

Lock Lane live

Castleford Lock Lane will be live in their third round Challenge Cup clash against Rochdale Hornets after being beating previous opponents Oldham in an incredible clash. Read more here.

Contact with referee

A player from last weekend’s rugby league action in the Challenge Cup will receive a two-match ban for ‘deliberate and reckless contact’ with a match official. Read more here.

Sons of legends

Serious About Rugby League has written an article on five former Super League legends whose children are expected to take the top flight by storm in the very near future.

Morgan’s new career

Former St Helens centre Ryan Morgan has taken up a new role in the media after his return back home has seen him go into the fitness business. Read more here.

Beaumont ‘surprised’

Serious About Rugby League has revealed that Derek Beaumont – the owner of Leigh Centurions – is surprised that these two Super League sides haven’t won the Grand Final – and he gave his prediction for 2022.

Johnson injury

Hull KR’s Luis Johnson will need surgery on an injury that will see the Hull KR forward out for 12 weeks. He fractured his foot against the Huddersfield Giants last week. Read more here.

Forward pass technology

The Sydney Morning Herald has revealed that a revolutionary type of technology to detect forward passes is set to be trialled in the 2022 season, though which games it will be trialled in remain to be seen. Read more here.

Five for Toulouse

Yorkshire Live has released an article including five players that Toulouse Olympique may look to sign after their latest difficulties with Johnathon Ford leaving. One of those included is Morgan Escare.

Burgess photo

Joe Burgess has created history as he posed for a Super League photo with his dog for the first time in the competition’s history! Look at the photo via this link here.

Minimum 19-match ban

A minimum 19-match ban will be handed down to the perpetrator of a horror ‘leg-breaking’ tackle in last weekend’s Challenge Cup fixtures. Read more here.

Televised Challenge Cup game

The televised Challenge Cup game has been revealed as a number of lower-ranked sides still try to progress to the fourth round. Read more here.

Williams on NRL return

George Williams has had his say on a potential move back to the NRL and his relationship with the Canberra Raiders as of now following his exit. Read more here.

Saints and Leigh agreement

St Helens and Leigh Centurions have rekindled their dual-registration agreement that will see Leigh loan some of Saints’ fringe players. Read more here.

Charnley’s coaching role

Warrington Wolves’ Josh Charnley has taken a new coaching role at his local club, he confirmed via Instagram. The flying winger will be hoping for a big season at the Halliwell Jones. Read more here.

Wakefield quartet signing

Wakefield Trinity Ladies have signed a quartet from Hull FC as they look to push up the table in the Women’s Super League in 2022. Read more here.

Dugan and Norman reject

Serious About Rugby League has revealed that ex-NRL duo Josh Dugan and Corey Norman both rejected this UK club before making their decision to retire.

Livett’s business closes

The Warrington Guardian has revealed that Salford Red Devils star Harvey Livett’s food business in Warrington town centre has been forced to shut.

New French TV deal

Super League and Catalans Dragons have agreed a new TV deal with a French provider ahead of the 2022 Super League season. Read more here.

Flower leaves

Former Wigan Warriors prop Ben Flower has left his coaching role without the club even playing a game under him. He recently retired from rugby league. Read more here.

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