Rugby League News: Leeds sign Wigan star, Connor’s shock move, St Helens man to join rivals & Warrington and Salford miss signing

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…

Leeds’ shock signing of Wigan man

Rugby League Live has revealed that Leeds Rhinos have signed Wigan Warriors man James McDonnell.

It is the latest Leeds signing, following Justin Sangare and Yusuf Aydin in recent days.

Saints man joins rivals

A St Helens man has joined Super League rivals on a deal until the end of the season.

With the transfer market deadline coming up, clubs are frantically trying to get the best deals they possibly can. Read more here.

Fages reveals best coach

Theo Fages has revealed the best head coach he has played under after being at Salford, St Helens and Huddersfield Giants in his career so far.

The diminutive halfback has been key for Huddersfield in 2022 so far following his move from Saints. Read more here.

Wire and Salford fail in ex-Cas man chase

Warrington Wolves and Salford Red Devils have failed in their chase of a former Castleford Tigers star.

Serious About Rugby League can reveal that the two Super League clubs failed to get the deal over the line. Read more here.

Connor’s shock move

Hull FC’s Jake Connor is set for a shock move against Castleford as Lee Radford goes up against his former side for the first time at the MKM Stadium tonight. Read more here.

Head coach Brett Hodgson has also made a huge admission on Connor. Read more here.

Kelly to SL?

Could former Hull FC and Hull KR star Albert Kelly make a shock move back to Super League?

With Brisbane Broncos inundated in the halves, there have been murmurings of a potential move. Read more here.

Radford’s news

Lee Radford has revealed that there have been ‘some’ offers for his Castleford Tigers players in recent days and weeks. Read more here.

Radford has also broken his silence on his ‘bizarre’ exit from Hull FC two years ago and his overall time at the East Yorkshire club. Read more here.

Richardson future

Is Castleford Tigers’ Danny Richardson heading for a Super League rival?

Serious About Rugby League has broached the potential idea of that happening with Richardson recently impressing under Lee Radford. Read more here.

Grace replacement

St Helens head coach Kristian Woolf has dropped a hint over how Regan Grace will be replaced on the wing, the St Helens Star has reported.

Grace is, of course, playing rugby union in 2023 with Racing 92. Read more on his replacement here.

Wigan five-match ban

A Wigan Warriors man could be given a five-match ban for striking after being referred to a tribunal.

The RFL and Disciplinary Match Review Panel have cracked down hard on foul play in 2022. Read more here.

Dufty reveals Field ‘talks’ in SL move

Matt Dufty has revealed that he has been in ‘talks’ with Wigan Warriors’ Jai Field as he confirmed his new Super League club, the Sydney Morning Herald has revealed. Read more here.

Dufty has been granted an immediate release by his current club Canterbury Bulldogs. Read more here.

Reynolds’ sensational move

Former Hull FC halfback Josh Reynolds is set for a sensational move following his UK departure.

Reynolds left Hull last month after a less than successful end to his career in East Yorkshire. Read more here.

Damning Evalds news

Castleford Tigers boss Lee Radford has given damning news on fullback Niall Evalds.

Evalds dislocated his shoulder against Warrington Wolves last week with Radford giving a shock prognosis. Read more here.

Bradford swoop for Warrington man

Bradford Bulls have swooped for a Warrington Wolves man in order to bolster their ranks.

The Bulls have been steadily trying to rebuild under new boss Mark Dunning. Read more here.

O’Neill death threats

Former Castleford Tigers forward Jacques O’Neill has been hit with vile death threats following his Love Island exit.

O’Neill has recently been spotted at a Super League ground, but it’s been something of a whirlwind for the Cumbrian. Read more here.

Shaul’s move confirmed

Hull FC’s Jamie Shaul has had his move to a Super League rival confirmed following an uncertain period.

Shaul has failed to nail down a starting spot in recent seasons under Brett Hodgson. Read more here.

Leigh’s huge signing

Leigh Centurions have been wowing the rugby league fraternity with the calibre of players it has been able to attract.

And, another huge international signing has joined Adrian Lam’s side. Read more here.

Shock club offers Hastings

A shock club is set to make a big offer to former Wigan Warriors and Salford Red Devils halfback Jackson Hastings.

Hastings has only been in the NRL since the beginning of 2022. Read more here.

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