Rugby League News: Kelly, Brough, Hampshire and Davies futures, ex-Wigan star’s drug revelation, former Saints man’s police trouble & EIGHT clubs fight for one signature

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.

Son on trial

A son of a former Leeds Rhinos and St Helens star has been granted a trial with a view to a permanent deal. He had initially been at the Newcastle Knights’ under-20s. Read more here.

Kelly future

Albert Kelly’s future has been sorted after being pictured wearing the colours of his new club. He enjoyed a six-season stint in Super League with both Hull KR and Hull FC. Read more on his club here.

Highest-paid players revealed

The top ten highest-paid players have been revealed after compiling data from the NRL independent site zerotackle. There are some staggering figures included. Read more here.

Bold predictions

Serious About Rugby League has given their five bold predictions for the 2022 Super League season. Do you agree with them?

Crabtree’s move

Eorl Crabtree has participated in a brilliant move following the recent destruction caused by Storm Arwen. Crabtree is currently Huddersfield Giants’ club ambassador. Read more on his move here.

Shaul on Sneyd

Jamie Shaul has given his honest opinion on Marc Sneyd to the Rugby League Review podcast following his Hull FC departure. Sneyd spent seven seasons in West Hull. Read more on what Shaul had to say here.

Near-death experience

A new Super League signing has spoken to Sporting News about his near-death experience and why he almost didn’t make it to the UK. Read more here.

Wolves star hint

A Warrington Wolves star has dropped a massive hint on his future in an interview with Neos Kosmos. He recently signed a one-year deal with the option of another 12 months. Read more on his future here.

Three free agents

Rugby League Live has revealed three free agents who might make a Super League move after failing to be snapped up so far. Ryan Hampshire is one of them.

Ex-Wiganer shock

An ex-Wiganer has made a shock revelation about drugs and alcohol in the Turn Up The Talk podcast. He made 60 appearances for the Warriors. Read more here.

Wigan star’s future 

A Wigan Warriors star has revealed his future on his club’s Twitter account, breaking his silence after being subject to a number of rumours about where he will play next season. Read more here.

Sene-Lefao s**t admission

Jesse Sene-Lefao has made a huge admission on the Talk Your Walk podcast about his form at Castleford in a tell-all interview claiming he “was playing s**t some weeks.” The Samoan international spent five seasons at the Tigers. Read more here.

Giants’ coaching coup

Huddersfield Giants have made a coup after snapping up a highly-rated coach, the club website has revealed. Read more about who he is here.

Over EIGHT clubs interested

More than eight Super League and NRL clubs are said to be interested in signing an international forward, according to the Daily Telegraph. Clubs are starting to circle with one favourite. Read more here.

Sacked star to SL?

Sacked NRL star John Asiata could be heading to Super League after being told to find another club by the Canterbury Bulldogs, according to the World Wide of Sports, but where will he end up? Read more here.

Hodgson’s shock transfer

Josh Hodgson’s shock transfer has finally been completed – but not to the NRL side that he had been linked with over all the off-season. Read more here.

Rhinos beat NRL and rugby union

Leeds Rhinos have beaten off NRL and rugby union sides to firmly establish the future of their club after the website announced a huge statement of intent. Read more here.

Burrow’s message

Rob Burrow has written a heartfelt message on his social media to all of his supporters and the rugby league family. Kevin Sinfield recently completed a 101-mile run in 24 hours to raise money for two Motor Neurone Disease charities. Read more on Burrow’s message here.

Tom Davies offers

Serious About Rugby League has revealed that Tom Davies has been handed offers by a number of Super League sides after impressing for the Catalans Dragons.

Williams gives warning

George Williams has sent an ominous message to the rest of Super League. Williams only joined Warrington midway through the 2021 season from NRL side Canberra Raiders. Read more on Williams’ warning here.

Brough unsure

Serious About Rugby League has revealed the latest on Danny Brough’s future after the halfback retired following medical advice whilst playing for the Bradford Bulls in 2021.

Thompson revelation

Former St Helens star Joel Thompson has told the Physio Spill about his upbringing in a brutally honest story detailing police trouble and drub abuse growing up. The former back-rower spent just a season with the Red Vee before retiring.

Wellens injury

In another episode of the Physio Spill, Paul Wellens talked about the horror injury that forced him into retirement early on in the 2015 Super League season. He had won the Grand Final in the previous year.

Most expensive players

Serious About Rugby League has revealed the top ten most expensive signings in Super League history.

Tomkins one of five

Sam Tomkins is one of five candidates for the League Express‘ Player of the Year award for 2021. The fullback enjoyed a stellar season with the Catalans Dragons in 2021 after inning the Man of Steel.

Taylor’s point to prove

The Hull Daily Mail has revealed a list of five Hull FC men with a point to prove in 2022 and Scott Taylor is one of them after a disappointing and injury-hit 2021.

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