Rugby League News: Ex-Wigan star’s abuse charge, Chase’s big move, Castleford man’s horror news & Connor 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…

Incredible Premier deal

An incredible Premier Sports coverage deal has been announced for the rest of the 2022 season.

The channel has become extremely popular with host Emma Jones alongside the likes of Kevin Brown and Kyle Amor. Read more here.

Chase’s big move

Former Castleford Tigers hero Rangi Chase is set to make a big career move.

The halfback is currently with the Rochdale Hornets in League 1 after returning the game in 2019. Read more here.

Richardson wants this club

Current Castleford Tigers halfback Danny Richardson has revealed to BBC Radio Leeds which club he wants to be at in 2023.

The number seven has endured a torrid 2022 so far due to injury. Read more here.

Wire’s signings and exits continue

Warrington Wolves are set to snap up another two huge signings in the near future. Read more here.

One of their starlets has also departed the club on a short-term deal. Read more here.

Connor to a SL rival?

Could Hull FC star Jake Connor move to a Super League rival after it’s become clear he will not be leaving for the NRL?

Serious About Rugby League has broached the potential idea. Read more here.

French to a SL rival?

Could Wigan Warriors star Bevan French be heading to a Super League rival, too?

French’s future has been a key story in Super League in recent weeks. Read more here.

Tory cringe

Conservative Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries made a huge gaffe yesterday at a Rugby League World Cup event in St Helens.

It was further proof that she has no idea what she is doing – nor any Tory for that matter. Read more here.

12-MATCH ban?

A Halifax Panthers man could face a 12-match ban after being charged with a Grade F offence.

It follows a mass brawl on Monday night when Halifax overcame Barrow Raiders. Read more here.

Leutele’s damning news

Huddersfield Giants head coach Ian Watson has given some damning news on star centre Ricky Leutele.

The Samoan centre is out of contract at the end of the season and has been linked with two Super League rivals. Read more here.

Springer’s club confirmed

Former Castleford Tigers forward Gadwin Springer’s new club has been confirmed.

Springer only quit Toulouse Olympique at the beginning of this week to return back to the UK. Read more here.

Hampshire’s last Cas game?

Former Wakefield Trinity livewire Ryan Hampshire could have played his last game for Castleford Tigers, head coach Lee Radford told BBC Radio Leeds.

Hampshire signed a short-term deal until the end of the season after impressing initially on trial. Read more here.

Powell blasts Peet

Warrington Wolves head coach Daryl Powell has blasted Wigan Warriors boss Matt Peet for the latter’s comments in the wake of Matty Nicholson signing for Warrington.

The two coaches had a great deal to say about each other’s clubs. Read more here.

Hull FC forward not joining rival

A Hull FC forward will not be joining a West Yorkshire club, despite claims of him leaving.

Serious About Rugby League has talked to the club in question. Read more here.

Player banned for three years

A rugby league player has been banned for three years for a banned substance.

The banned substance was clenbuterol – an anabolic agent used to increase muscle and decrease fat. Read more here.

Hodgson suffers horror injury

Former Castleford Tigers starlet Bailey Hodgson has suffered a horror injury in the NRL.

The teenager made the move to Newcastle Knights in the off-season but will miss the entirety of the 2022 season. Read more here.

Ex-Wigan man on domestic abuse charge

A former Wigan star has been charged for alleged domestic abuse and has been in court this week, the Canberra Times has revealed.

It follows an extensive judicial process with the incident taking place last year. Read more here.

Halton target

Hull Live has reported that Hull KR star Frankie Halton has emerged as a shock suitor for NRL clubs.

It follows in the wake of incredible form from the former Featherstone Rovers forward.

Hull miss out on big signing

Hull FC have missed out on a big signing for the immediate future, according to the Toohey’s News podcast.

Hull are, of course, trying to replace departed halfback Josh Reynolds. Read more here.

Gelling confirms shock move

Ex-Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves star Anthony Gelling has confirmed his next shock move.

Gelling starred for the Cook Islands in their recent defeat to Samoa in an international friendly. Read more on his move here.

Feki joins surprise club

Castleford Tigers centre/winger Sosaia Feki has joined a surprising club.

It has occurred in order for Feki to get some much needed game time in his long-term recovery. Read more here.

Hull KR snap up major deal

Hull KR have begun their recruitment drive under new head coach Willie Peters with the capture of a big forward.

With Tony Smith heading out of Craven Park at the end of 2022, Peters has started building his squad. Read more here.

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