Rugby League News: Leeds want big international recruit, shock French offer, Hull FC and Leigh huge signings & Kirmond’s murderer arrested

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…

Sezer’s appeal

Leeds Rhinos’ Aidan Sezer found out the decision of his appeal last night.

The Australian halfback was initially given a two-match ban for intentional tripping. Read more here.

Hull shock signing

Hull FC have made a shock signing for 2023 which will be their third for next season.

The Black and Whites boss Brett Hodgson has been eager to change the club’s transfer policy. Read more here.

Cas troubled

Castleford Tigers are set to be troubled by something that rarely happens on Friday night against Catalans Dragons.

Catalans boss Steve McNamara revealed what his side are preparing ahead of that game. Read more here.

Leutele to Leigh?

Ricky Leutele could also be set for a major move to Leigh Centurions according to Rugby League Live.

Sheffield Eagles are set to sign Bradford Bulls winger Matty Dawson-Jones according to Rugby League Live.

O’Neill rejects move

Former Castleford Tigers star Jacques O’Neill has rejected a big move according to the Daily Mirror.

O’Neill famously left the Love Island villa after being concerned for his mental health and wellbeing. Read more here.

Briers’ sensational move

Wigan Warriors assistant coach Lee Briers has made a sensational move. Read more here.

Briers has also revealed why he has left the club after just six months in the role. Read more here.

Takairangi’s ‘biggest mistake’

Hull KR star Brad Takairangi has talked to the Daily Mirror about ‘the biggest mistake of his life.’

Takairangi admitted two drink-driving offences, avoided prison but was ordered to carry out 300 hours of unpaid work with the Hull KR man saying: “It’s a big learning curve and I’ve learned a lot of lessons since. I’ve made a lot of changes from there and some of that I hope is change for the better.”

Richardson locks in SL club

Castleford Tigers’ Danny Richardson has locked in a Super League club for 2023 and beyond.

The former St Helens halfback has been in great form for the Tigers in 2022. Read more here.

Magic Weekend venue revealed

The Magic Weekend venue has been revealed for 2023.

The event has been incredibly popular over the years with Newcastle in particular hailed. Read more here.

Shock French offer

There has been a shock Bevan French offer made in order to lure him away from Wigan Warriors.

And, it’s not a deal from the NRL! It is instead coming from the UK. Read more here.

Hardaker to pave way for Hull signing

Zak Hardaker’s deal is set to pave the way for a major Hull FC signing.

Serious About Rugby League has broached the idea of a potential deal occurring. Read more here.

Wallace to SL?

Could former Leeds Rhinos star AJ Wallace be heading back to Super League after a stint in the Championship with the Bradford Bulls?

Serious About Rugby League broached the potential idea last night whilst Rugby League Live also hinted at a potential club.

Channel 4 SL game

Channel 4 is set for a Super League bonanza this weekend after broadcasting St Helens’ home fixture against Castleford Tigers.

The program is set for a Saturday 1pm kick-off. Read more here.

Graham slams sack decision

Former St Helens, NRL and England star James Graham has slammed the decision to sack him on Triple M.

Graham is now set for a shock move to a coaching role. Read more here.

McGuire’s future head coach role?

Hull KR boss Danny McGuire has been honest about a future head coaching role. Read more here.

There has also been big news on Ryan Hall ahead of KR’s game against Leeds Rhinos on Friday night. Read more here.

Hastings to SL?

Could former Wigan Warriors and Salford Red Devils Jackson Hastings be heading back to Super League?

Hastings’ future has been a focal point during 2022. Read more here.

Man arrested on suspicion of murdering RL player

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering the brother of Danny Kirmond.

Jack Kirmond, 33, was assaulted outside a Wakefield rugby club and was taken to hospital where he sadly passed away. Read more here.

Newman’s ominous message

Leeds Rhinos’ Harry Newman has sent out an ominous message on his social media.

Newman has been in inspired form in 2022 and will be hoping to earn a World Cup spot at the end of the 2022 season. Read more here.

Leeds’ huge six-figure deal

Leeds Rhinos have signed a huge six-figure deal that could have future repercussions, Prolific North has revealed.

The Rhinos have been making waves on and off the field recently. Read more here.

SL fixtures changed

There will be a live WEDNESDAY Super League game on Sky Sports for Round 25.

A number of fixtures have been altered. Read more here.

Dufty major news

There is major news on Warrington Wolves’ new signing Matt Dufty.

The livewire fullback was left out of Daryl Powell’s side last weekend with injury. Read more here.

MacDonald linked with big SL move

Leigh Centurions centre Nene MacDonald has been linked with a big move to Super League.

Despite signing a new deal at Leigh, the PNG centre is set for a huge transfer. Read more here.

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