Rugby League News: Leeds’ new signing, Smith’s new club, ‘beef’ between Powell and Wane & Radford wants Castleford players to leave?

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…

Horrific ear injury

A Super League star has received a horrific ear injury following the Magic Weekend event at St James’ Park.

His head coach revealed that the player has been taken to hospital for emergency stitches. Read more here.

Wigan boss wants KPP stay

Wigan Warriors boss Matt Peet has outlined his desire to see Kai Pearce-Paul stay at the DW Stadium.

KPP has been heavily linked with a move to Newcastle Knights in the NRL for 2023, according to the League Express.

Thaler’s absence explained

Serious About Rugby League has revealed why referee Ben Thaler has been absent all season.

Thaler has been one of Super League’s most impressive officials in recent years yet has been refereeing in the Championship recently. Read more here.

Three Wigan signings?

Could Wigan Warriors head coach Matt Peet make three big signings as 2022 winds to a close?

Serious About Rugby League has revealed just who those three could be. Read more here.

SL side close to signing Barba

A Super League side was close to signing former St Helens star Ben Barba, according to the Dockhouse Rugby Show.

Barba last played in the rugby league top flight back in 2018. Read more here.

Leeds signing

Leeds Rhinos have made a signing under new head coach Rohan Smith, according to The Full Eighty Minutes podcast.

The Rhinos have been in impressive form under Smith recently. Read more here.

Barrow’s SL ambition

Barrow Raiders are ready to fly the flag for Cumbria in Super League, League Express has reported.

Chairman David Neale told the publication: “

‘Beef’ between Powell and Wane

Ex-Castleford Tigers halfback Luke Gale has revealed there was ‘beef’ between Daryl Powell and former Wigan Warriors boss Shaun Wane live on Sky Sports.

Gale was a key figurehead at Castleford in Powell’s time at the club. Read more here.

Beaumont moments from death

Former Leigh Centurions owner Derek Beaumont has told the Dockhouse Rugby Show how close he came to dying.

The current millionaire was in South Africa when the terrifying episode happened. Read more here.

Hardaker future

Could Zak Hardaker move to this club following the ending of his short-term deal with Leeds Rhinos?

Serious About Rugby League has broached the idea of it with Hardaker currently impressing at Headingley. Read more here.

Smith’s new club?

Is former Hull KR boss Tony Smith set to join a new club?

Serious About Rugby League has approached the possibility of the ex-Leeds Rhinos head coach taking on a role. Read more here.

Wire halfback to stay as Radford wants to stick

A Warrington Wolves halfback is set to stay at the Halliwell Jones Stadium, League Express has revealed. It follows Daryl Powell’s attempts to rebuild the Cheshire club after a less than successful start to 2022.

Castleford head coach Lee Radford is also set to ‘stick by’ Ryan Hampshire following his heartbreaking injury news, whilst he will be able to welcome back Paul McShane following a one-match suspension.

Radford wants men out?

Castleford Tigers head coach Lee Radford wants at least five players out of his squad, according to The Full Eighty Minutes podcast.

The Tigers are set for another rebuilding process at the end of the 2022 Super League season. Read more here.

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