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.
Hull FC have suffered a double blow as the extent to Jake Connor’s injury has been revealed whilst fullback Davy Litten was also stretchered off in the Black and Whites’ defeat to Leeds Rhinos yesterday. Read more here. The Hull Daily Mail also revealed that Ligi Sao, Josh Griffin and Andre Savelio didn’t travel due to injury issues.
Magic of the Cup
Amateur side Castleford Lock Lane have registered one of the biggest upsets in Challenge Cup history with victory over a League 1 side yesterday. Incredible! Read more here.
Jake Connor was taken off in Hull FC’s friendly against Leeds Rhinos as the injuries mount for Brett Hodgson’s side. Read more here.
Bradford snap up Leeds duo
Bradford Bulls have snapped up a Leeds Rhinos duo as John Kear’s men prepare for a big tilt at Championship promotion. Read more here.
Six clubs after star
Six clubs had been after this rugby league star, according to the Daily Telegraph but he chose one of them and is expected to play a major role in the upcoming season. Read more here.
Sam Powell has told League Express that he is determined to earn another contract at Wigan Warriors with the hooker’s current deal running out at the end of 2022.
Former Hull FC star Albert Kelly is set to face difficulties at his current side Brisbane Broncos in terms of nailing down a first-team spot. The halfback is fighting against three others. Read more here.
Tug-of-war over England star
A tug-of-war over England international Herbie Farnworth is set to ensue with both Australian and British clubs set to fight for his signature, the Daily Telegraph has reported. Read more here.
Daryl Powell has assessed his first game in charge of the Warrington Wolves after his side went down to the Wigan Warriors in Stefan Ratchford’s testimonial. The Warrington Wolves’ website covered his comments.
Alan Shearer has sent a brilliant message to Leeds Rhinos legend Rob Burrow after reading his autobiography. Talk about football royalty to rugby royalty! Read more here.
Serious About Rugby League has revealed that Salford Red Devils’ Harvey Livett had numerous offers as well as giving the website an update on his future.
RFL’s new laws
The Rugby Football League has introduced a set of new laws in an attempt to reduce the number of players feigning injury after that became a sore point in 2021. Read more about the new laws – including a green card – here.
US authorities make plea
US authorities have made a plea for missing Bryn Hargreaves after the former Bradford Bulls and St Helens prop forward fails to show up after a month. Read more here.
Myler leading the way
Richie Myler is leading the way to become Leeds Rhinos’ number one, Leeds Live has reported. Myler’s form has been impressive in pre-season and again led the way in Leeds’ victory over Hull FC.
Pryce’s previous offers
Lam reveals why
Adrian Lam has told the Canberra Times why he joined Leigh Centurions after previously being set on going home to Australia. He enjoyed his first competitive win for Leigh yesterday with a drubbing of Whitehaven. Read more here.
Dane Chisholm has reacted to the news that his eight-match ban for a remark has been rescinded after a successful repeal. He posted on Twitter following the news. Read more here.
SL coach expected to depart
League Express has revealed that Super League assistant coach Greg White is expected to depart Toulouse Olympique alongside Mark Kheirallah.
Paul McShane has set a target for Castleford Tigers in 2022 of the top four at a minimum. Is this more than achievable for the Tigers under Lee Radford? Read more here.
Mathers on exciting talent
Richard Mathers has revealed who he feels is ‘the most exciting talent we’ve seen in Super League by far for the last 12 years.’ Read more here.
Test star in hospital with failed kidneys
A former New Zealand Test star is in hospital with failed kidneys after a series of issues, The Mole at the World Wide of Sports has revealed. Read more here.
Sculthorpe’s five best
Paul Sculthorpe has told Serious About Rugby League the five best players he played against during his Super League and international career.
Leeds face nervous wait
The Yorkshire Evening Post has revealed that Leeds Rhinos are facing a nervous wait on Harry Newman with him now going for scans on an injury sustained in Leeds’ win over Hull FC.