Rugby League News: Leeds sign Castleford duo, Tomkins on ‘boring’ Super League rivals, Warrington’s devastating blow & player sacked

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…

Player sacked after hungover claims

A rugby league player has been sacked after claims he was that hungover.

The player was released with immediate effect for ‘gross misconduct’ and he had his own say on the issue. Read more here.

Radford ‘disgusted’

Castleford Tigers head coach Lee Radford blasted a ‘disgusting’ aspect of his side’s loss to Huddersfield Giants last night.

The Tigers boss blasted his side. Read more here.

Warrington’s devastating news

Warrington Wolves have revealed some devastating news for one of their players.

The club revealed that one of their star players will have to sit out for NINE MONTHS. Read more here.

Walker to leave Wakefield

Wakefield Trinity’s Brad Walker is set to leave the club at the end of the 2022 Super League season.

That’s according to Rugby League Live who claim he is set to join Keighley Cougars.

More Hull KR signings

Hull KR head coach Danny McGuire has revealed that there will be more signings coming through the doors at Craven Park.

McGuire also revealed his biggest challenge so far in the 2022 Super League season. Read more here.

Dark horse of SL

There has been a lot of talk about St Helens and Wigan Warriors being so tough to beat in 2022.

Serious About Rugby League has, however, revealed a potential dark horse to win the Grand Final. Read more here.

Toulouse statement

Toulouse Olympique have released a statement on Corey Norman after his eight-match ban.

They have condemned ‘sexual abuse and inappropriate conduct’. Read more here.

Wigan and Huddersfield loanees banned

Wigan Warriors and Huddersfield Giants loanees have been banned playing for their loan clubs.

There has been a great deal of players banned in recent weeks with 13 Super League players earlier in the week. Read more here.

Leeds sign two Cas forwards

Leeds Rhinos have signed two Castleford Tigers forwards, the Yorkshire Evening Post has reported.

They are two highly-rated players with big futures ahead of them. Read more here.

Williams’ new halfback partner

George Williams will have a new halfback partner for Warrington Wolves. The halfback will be present for Daryl Powell’s men against the Leeds Rhinos tonight. Read more here.

One of Powell’s new signings will not play tonight either, the Warrington Guardian has revealed. Read more here.

Walker’s heartbreaking diagnosis and incredible news

Hull FC’s Leeds Rhinos loanee Jack Walker has been given a heartbreaking diagnosis. Read more here.

On the flipside, the Yorkshire fullback has also been handed some incredible news. Read more here.

Hargreaves’ mother in heartbreaking message

The mother of former Wigan, St Helens and Bradford prop Bryn Hargreaves has sent out a heartbreaking message. Read more here.

In turn, Wigan have announced that they will be organising a collection at their game against Toulouse tonight.

Rugby league clubs overspending

Rugby league clubs have reportedly been overspending putting themselves at risk financially.

That’s according to The Game Caller who has revealed it came from RFL promises. Read more here.

Hardaker news

Leeds Rhinos head coach Rohan Smith has had his say on Zak Hardaker.

The fullback has had his leg strapped up for the past few weeks and his future has been under question. Read more here.

Ex-Hull star passes away

A former Hull FC star has passed away the club confirmed yesterday morning.

Everyone at Serious About Rugby League passes on their condolences. Read more here.

Norman to two SL clubs?

Sky Sports pundit Jon Wilkin has claimed that Toulouse Olympique playmaker Corey Norman could join these two clubs.

Norman has famously been banned for eight games which could end his Toulouse career. Read more here.

Tomkins on ‘boring’ rivals

Catalans Dragons star Sam Tomkins has labelled a Super League rival as ‘boring’.

Tomkins said it in jest on Channel 4’s coverage of Super League last weekend. Read more here.

NRL round-up

Melbourne Storm boss Craig Bellamy has revealed he almost joined Brisbane Broncos twice according to the Daily Telegraph.

The same paper has revealed Canterbury Bulldogs halfback Matt Burton is set for a massive new deal.

Manly Sea Eagles’ Haumole Olakau’atu’s gesture is one of ‘hope’ according to the man himself rather than gang violence.

Michael Maguire has rejected a chance to join the Gold Coast Titans.

Newcastle Knights head coach Adam O’Brien has had his say on the Kalyn Ponga affair.

All of Cronulla’s backline are set to take a pay cut to stay with the Sharks in an incredible move.

Canberra have ramped up talks with Joseph Tapine in a bid to tie him down.

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