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…
Hodgson on Hull man’s future
Brett Hodgson has told the Hull Daily Mail that forward Josh Bowden still has a future at Hull FC after he was offered to rival Super League sides in 2021.
Hodgson said: ““We move forward and Josh is part of our squad and plans this season and he’ll be treated like everyone else.”
Warrington injury problems
One Warrington Wolves star has been ruled out for a month in a devastating blow, according to the Warrington Guardian.
Warrington take on Toulouse Olympique tonight with head coach Daryl Powell giving an update on Ben Currie and Billy Magoulias. Read more here.
Sneyd on Hull
Former Hull FC halfback Marc Sneyd has told the Hull Daily Mail all about his time at the club.
“It think it will just be strange,” he told Hull Live. “Hull has took the bulk of my career and I loved every minute of it there.
Ex-Wakefield man gets new club
A former Wakefield Trinity man has found a surprising new club after being left in limbo for the past few months.
He had initially announced his desire to stay in Super League, but that was no longer an option. Read more here.
NRL club sends chief to watch Pryce
Newcastle Knights sent recruitment chiefs to watch Huddersfield Giants star Will Pryce against Wigan Warriors last night, according to Rugby League Live.
Rugby League Live reported that the Knights are now the frontrunners to secure Pryce’s signature, with reports from Down Under that Canberra are at the front of the queue believed to be wide of the mark.
Ex-target’s new club
A former Leeds Rhinos coaching target has found a new club – which may take a few by surprise, Fox Sports has revealed.
Towards the back end of the 2021 Super League season, he had been linked with a move to Headingley. Read more here.
Hastings bad tackle
Former Wigan Warriors star Jackson Hastings has been on the receiving end of a shocking tackle on his debut for the Wests Tigers, Fox Sports has revealed.
Hastings made the headlines during his stay in Super League with some incredible performances with both the Salford Red Devils and Wigan. Watch the tackle here.
Leeds man latest
The Leeds Rhinos website has provided the latest on one of their stars following a bad injury in the club’s defeat to Catalans Dragons on Thursday night.
Leeds have now lost three games from three at the start of 2022. Read more here.
Leeds move for Fev trio
Leeds Rhinos have pulled in three Featherstone Rovers players for a reserves game this weekend.
It may come as surprise to readers with three all playing their part for Rovers in recent seasons. Read more here.
Silverwood calls out rule
Former Super League referee Richard Silverwood has called out a rule that he feels needs to be scrapped.
It follows Leeds Rhinos’ defeat to Catalans Dragons on Thursday night in which there were a few contentious moments. Read more here.
Walker reveals all
Warrington Wolves star Danny Walker has revealed the two clubs he rejected before making the move to the Wolves.
Bailey fire shots
Former Leeds Rhinos forward Ryan Bailey has fired shots at the RFL’s crackdown of foul play.
Bailey was, of course, famous for his aggressive and physical tendencies for the West Yorkshire club in the 2000s and 2010s. Read more on his comments here.
Jake Connor has been included in Hull FC’s 21-man squad for their fixture against Salford Red Devils today.
Not only has the fullback been suspended for two games, but he also suffered a broken hand less than a month ago. Read more here.
Smith verdict on Gale ban
Former referee Ian Smith has told Serious About Rugby League about the ins and outs of Luke Gale’s five-match ban.
Gale was handed the ban after being sent to the RFL’s Operational Tribunal after his challenge on Jonny Lomax. Read more here.
Hermes on Sinfield
Hermes and Kevin Sinfield have had an inadvertent run-in following an argument over a painting, the Oldham Times has reported.
Sinfield has returned to rugby league with a role in Rugby League Cares alongside his Leicester Tigers defensive role. Read more here.
Wilkin explains Sezer comments
Sky Sports pundit Jon Wilkin has explained – on the Out Of Your League podcast – about his comments made on Aidan Sezer.
Wilkin was criticised for his comments previously on the halfback following an interview. Read more here.
Manly forward puts SL clubs on red alert
A Manly Sea Eagles forward has put Super League clubs on red alert following comments made to Fox Sports.
He is out of contract at the end of the season and almost left Manly in 2021. Read more here.