Rugby League News: Leeds deal, McGuire future, ex-Castleford man in domestic abuse charge & three SL clubs chasing NRL forward

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…

Hardaker statements

Zak Hardaker has revealed the truth behind his Wigan Warriors exit and his move to Leeds Rhinos in his first press conference yesterday afternoon. Read more here.

Hardaker was busy answering questions with the 30-year-old also sending a message to the Wigan fans as he explained what could lie beyond his current deal at Headingley. Read more on the latter here.

Leeds deal

On the topic of Leeds, they signed off on a brilliant deal yesterday. Read more here.

The Yorkshire Evening Post has also given the latest update on star winger David Fusitu’a who has had to endure a nightmare time with injury so far in 2022.

McGuire future

Hull KR assistant coach Danny McGuire was a guest on Sky Sports last night as Wigan Warriors travelled to Huddersfield Giants.

He spoke at length about his future at Hull KR and what could happen. Read more here.

Griffin future

Hull FC head coach Brett Hodgson has told the Hull Daily Mail about Josh Griffin’s future within the side.

The duo have had conversations about Griffin moving into the pack on his return from injury against St Helens tonight.

Three SL clubs chasing NRL forward

An NRL forward seems to be a big hit amongst Super League sides, according to the Daily Telegraph. It is claimed that three Super League clubs are chasing a St George Illawarra Dragons man. Read more here.

Rugby League Live has also revealed that Gold Coast Titans star Kevin Proctor has been offered to Super League clubs, too.

Lineham news

There has been major news revealed on Wakefield Trinity winger Tom Lineham.

The former Hull FC and Warrington Wolves man has been out since the start of the season with an awful injury. Read more here.

SL star out for season

A Super League clubs was rocked last night with the news that one of their stars would be out for the rest of the season.

A horror injury has been sustained which will see the player needing surgery. Read more here.

Johnstone twist

A new shock club has announced their interest in signing Wakefield Trinity winger Tom Johnstone, the Daily Telegraph has reported.

It follows claims earlier in the week that Johnstone would be heading for a Super League rival. Read more here.

Widdop and Tomkins latest

Catalans Dragons will go head to head with Warrington Wolves tomorrow evening in the south of France, with big news on Gareth Widdop.

There is also big news on England international Sam Tomkins. Read more here.

Ritson future

Barrow Raiders star Tee Ritson has fuelled the fire of a potential move to a Super League club, posting on his social media.

He had been linked, by the Manchester Evening News earlier in the week, to the top flight. Read more on his post and future here.

Ex-Cas man charged with domestic violence offences

A former Castleford Tigers forward has been charged with horrendous domestic violence offences, Fox Sports has revealed.

He will be up in court today to answer the charge of destroying or damaging property (domestic violence), common assault (domestic violence) and stalk/intimidate intend fear physical harm (domestic). Read more here.

Five potential signings

Serious About Rugby League has done another ‘five potential signings’ for Warrington Wolves this time. Read more here.

Serious About Rugby League also did the same for St Helens and their head coach Kristian Woolf. Read more here.

Channel 4 coverage

Channel 4 has confirmed its coverage for the Super League play-offs in what will be a brilliant block of fixtures.

The national broadcaster has taken rugby league by the scruff of the neck and helped raise the profile considerably. Read more here.

Lui’s move

Former Leeds Rhinos halfback star Robert Lui has been linked with a huge move, according to the World Wide of Sports.

Lui only left Headingley and Super League at the end of the 2021 Super League season. Read more here.

Amor predicts

St Helens forward Kyle Amor has predicted a ‘period of misfortune’ for this Super League club on The Last Tackle podcast.

It follows Saints’ exit from the Challenge Cup last weekend. Read more here.

Pryce latest

Will Pryce has been banned since March following a ten-game suspension, but head coach Ian Watson has given an update on him.

The playmaker has been linked with a move to the NRL. Read more here.

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