Rugby League News: Ex-Widnes half jailed in alleged acid attack threat, George Williams’ shock revelation, SL man’s cancer threat, Yorkshire club’s huge move & ex-SL forward retires aged 22

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.

QLT’s two SL clubs

Serious About Rugby League has revealed that two Super League clubs were in for former Castleford Tigers fullback Quentin Laulu-Togaga’e. Read who they were here.

Keighley’s huge move

Keighley Cougars have launched an incredible move to help the climate with a superb initiative revealed on their club website yesterday. Read more here.

Cornwall sign another

Cornwall RLFC have signed yet another player after holding their open trials at the weekend. This time it is a former professional rugby league forward. Read more here.

Ex-SL forward retires aged 22

Serious About Rugby League has revealed that a former Super League forward has retired at the age of just 22.

Williams’ cancer scare

George Williams has revealed to the Through The Wire podcast all about his cancer scare. He said that it ‘turned his life upside down’. Read more here.

SL clubs and youth

Serious About Rugby League has ranked Super League clubs’ ability to bring through young players in recent seasons, with Wigan’s Kai Pearce-Paul, St Helens’ Jack Welsby and Leeds’ Jack Sinfield mentioned.

Regan Grace injury

St Helens head coach Kristian Woolf has confirmed to Saints TV that star winger Regan Grace will be forced to sit out the first month or so of the new season. Read more about why here.

Sculthorpe on warpath

Serious About Rugby League has revealed that former St Helens and Great Britain star Paul Sculthorpe has slammed the NRL for ‘a lack of respect’. Read more here.

Williams reveals side he wanted to play for

Sonny Bill Williams has told Rugby Planet the team that he wanted to play for during his lengthy career. He has since taken to boxing and linked up with British heavyweight Tyson Fury. Read more about his team of choice here.

New signing on sidelines

A new Super League signing is set to face a spell on the sidelines through injury after impressing his new boss greatly. Read more here.

Hodgson linked again

Josh Hodgson has been linked with a stunning one-year deal at a different club, according to Fox Sports. He last played Super League in 2015 for Hull KR. Read more here.

McDermott on Leeds

Leeds Live has revealed what former Leeds Rhinos head coach Brian McDermott has had to say on his former side after coaching his new club Featherstone Rovers against them at the weekend.

Sky Sports increase

Sky Sports are set to feature an increased amount of games in 2022, with the Women’s Super League also taking a major role in proceedings. Read more here.

Radford on halfback choice

Lee Radford has revealed the latest on his halfback choices as Jake Trueman, Danny Richardson, Gareth O’Brien and Callum McLelland fight for a first-team spot. He has also spoken about the club he rejected in order to take the Castleford Tigers job and the new signing that has surprised him. Read more here.

Leigh sign hooker

Leigh Centurions have added to their already impressive roster with the capture of an international hooker that will link up with the club before the Championship season. Read more here.

Hull KR name change

Hull KR have changed their stadium name after Hull College withdrew their sponsorship rights for the stadium. The club released the news via their website. Read more here.

‘Ugly’ exit

George Williams has told the Through The Wire podcast all about his ‘ugly’ exit from the Canberra Raiders and why he chose Warrington in Super League. Read more here.

Wigan forward to miss start of season

The Manchester Evening News has revealed that Wigan forward Ethan Havard will miss the start of the season with injury.

Ex-RL star in alleged threatened acid attack

A former rugby league star has allegedly threatened his ex-girlfriend with an acid attack, according to the Sydney Morning Herald. He has since been jailed. Read more here.

FC goalkicker

The Hull Daily Mail has revealed who will be Hull FC’s goalkicker in the 2022 season, with new signing Luke Gale taking that mantle.

Growing concern for missing prop

There has been a growing concern in the past 24 hours on the whereabouts of former Super League forward Bryn Hargreaves who has gone missing from his home. Read more here.

Catalans vaccination

Yorkshire Live has revealed that Catalans Dragons have all their playing and coaching staff vaccinated ahead of the new 2022 Super League season.

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