Rugby League News: Kendall’s baby death threats, Castleford star to go on ITV2’s Love Island & Hull and Warrington exits

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…

Kendall’s death threats

Super League referee Chris Kendall welcomed a baby into the world at the weekend with his partner.

However, Kendall was met with vile death threats to his newborn child by a troll on social media. Read more here.

Woolf and Hurrell future

St Helens were able to overcome Hull FC on Friday night with Sky Sports pundit Jenna Brooks talking to both Konrad Hurrell and Kristian Woolf following the game.

They both gave an update on their future and where they want to be in 2023. Read more on Hurrell’s future here. Read more on Woolf’s future here.

Gale latest

Luke Gale was dropped by Hull FC head coach Brett Hodgson on Friday night as the Black and Whites went down to St Helens. Find out the reason why he was dropped here.

There was also an interesting piece going around on the future of Gale at the MKM Stadium. Read more here.

Castleford star heading for Love Island

Yorkshire Live has revealed that one Castleford Tigers star is heading for Love Island as part of a batch of singles finding love.

It remains to be seen what effect it would have on his rugby league future or future at Castleford. Read more here.

Johnstone latest

There has been a twist in the future of Wakefield Trinity winger Tom Johnstone who has been linked with a move away from Belle Vue.

Johnstone’s boss Willie Poching has had his own say on his future. Read more here.

Cas futures

Castleford Tigers winger Derrell Olpherts has spoken to League Express about his future.

Olpherts is out of contract at the Jungle at the end of 2022, as well as a number of other wingers.

Connor’s weakness

St Helens legend Paul Sculthorpe has been talking about Hull FC star Jake Connor.

Sculthorpe identified Connor’s biggest weakness in somewhat of a damning statement. Read more here.

SL clubs keeping tabs on NRL trio

Super League clubs are reportedly keeping tabs on an NRL trio as they try to build big squads for 2023 and beyond, according to the Daily Telegraph.

There would be a few eyebrows raised at some of the names linked. Read more here.

Hardaker’s ‘offers’

Zak Hardaker conducted his first Leeds Rhinos press conference last week after making the move following his Wigan Warriors release.

He revealed a number of ‘offers’ from other clubs. Read more here.

Wire close to two signings

Warrington Wolves are reportedly being linked with two huge Super League signings, Sky Sports pundit Jenna Brooks revealed.

Warrington are currently struggling in Super League. Would these two signings help? Read more here.

Huge Wire exit?

A Warrington Wolves has been linked with a huge exit out of the Halliwell Jones Stadium.

It was revealed on Sky Sports last weekend. Read more here.

Powell on referees

Warrington Wolves head coach Daryl Powell has had his say on his side’s defeat to Catalans Dragons on Wire TV.

He took aim at some decisions by officials during that defeat in his post-match press conference. Read more here.

Hull FC exit

Hull FC are likely to face the exit of one their forwards, according to the Hull Daily Mail.

That man is going to be Josh Bowden who has been linked with a move to Featherstone Rovers for their promotion push.

Smith’s message

Hull KR head coach Tony Smith has given a message to Hull KR fans following their 32-0 drubbing at the hands of Castleford Tigers yesterday afternoon.

Rovers have scored just one try in three games with Smith speaking out. Read more here.

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