Rugby League News: Major Hull FC and Wakefield signings, Burrow issue, Radford blames O’Neill & Hastings set for huge deal

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…

Burrow’s funding latest

Rob Burrow has been hit with another difficult moment in his battle against MND after his father made a massive plea to the government.

Burrow’s battle against MND has been well documented since being diagnosed in November 2019. Read more here.

Hampshire latest

Castleford Tigers head coach Lee Radford has given an update on Ryan Hampshire following the club’s big win over Catalans Dragons.

The fullback was in inspiring form, but had to leave the field in the second-half. Read more here.

Eden’s unusual position

Castleford Tigers head coach Lee Radford made a surprise decision on winger Greg Eden at the weekend.

He was given an unusual position after being left out of the first-team. Read more here.

Springer leaves Toulouse

Former Castleford Tigers forward Gadwin Springer has walked out on Toulouse, League Express has revealed.

The paper has contacted the French club for comment, but no one was available.

Shock Fev result

Featherstone Rovers endured a difficult day at the office yesterday, suffering a shock defeat in the Championship.

It further dents their hopes of finishing top of the second tier after defeat to Leigh Centurions a fortnight ago. Read more here.

Charnley’s reason why

Josh Charnley has left Warrington Wolves immediately for a new club. Read more here.

Charnley also revealed his reasons why he left the Cheshire club. Read more here.

Bizarre SL swap

A bizarre Super League swap had been completed over the weekend as head coaches try and build their squads for 2023.

Did this swap take you by surprise? Read more here.

Hull woe

Hull FC have been given some major woe over the weekend following their defeat to Warrington Wolves.

The Black and Whites failed to score a point on Friday night. Read more here.

SL Team of the Week

Serious About Rugby League has revealed their Super League Team of the Week following the weekend’s action.

Wigan Warriors, St Helens and Castleford Tigers have dominated this week. Read more here.

Ex-presenter passes away

A former presenter of the Super League Show has died suddenly in what was described as a heartbreaking moment.

Tributes have flooded in from the RFL and all clubs. Read more here.

Grace breaks silence

St Helens star Regan Grace has broken his silence on where his future lies, according to Sky Sports.

It follows speculation of a move to another club. Read more here.

Bailey to return?

Former Leeds Rhinos and Warrington Wolves forward Ryan Bailey is set to return to rugby league if his social media is to be believed.

Bailey last played rugby league in 2019. Read more here.

Hull signing

Hull FC are set to make a major new signing, according to the Daily Telegraph.

Following the loss of Josh Reynolds immediately, Hull boss Brett Hodgson has found new blood. Read more here.

Cas star to miss season?

Is a Castleford Tigers star set to miss the rest of the 2022 Super League season.

It was discussed on The Full Eighty Minutes podcast about the potential for that to happen. Read more here.

Talanoa on Hull stay

Former Hull FC star Fetuli Talanoa has opened up about his experiences in East Yorkshire to Serious About Rugby League.

The winger spoke about difficulties in the city. Read more here.

Radford to blame O’Neill

Castleford Tigers head coach Lee Radford has told BBC Radio Leeds that if he gets divorced from his wife he will blame Jacques O’Neill!

It follows arguments in the Radford household over the Love Island program. Read more here.

Surprising Thompson move

A surprising new club has come in for former St Helens forward Luke Thompson, according to Fox Sports.

Thompson last played Super League in 2020. Read more here.

Wakefield’s big move

Wakefield Trinity are set to make a huge move for a rival Super League captain, head coach Willie Poching told BBC Radio Leeds.

It would be Trinity’s first big signing for 2023. Read more here.

Watson and Pryce’s future

Huddersfield Giants head coach Ian Watson has spoken about his future after being linked with a move. Read more here.

Watson also revealed the latest on the future of Will Pryce. Read more here.

Damning Johnstone news

Wakefield Trinity head coach Willie Poching has given damning news on winger Tom Johnstone with him being linked with a move away.

Johnstone has been one of the most sought-after players in Super League. Read more here.

Carney and Wilkin slam Bentley

Sky Sports pundits Brian Carney and Jon Wilkin have slammed Leeds Rhinos’ James Bentley and Zane Tetevano.

It follows Friday’s game against St Helens after the pair were given their marching orders. Read more here.

Lam to new club?

Could Lachlan Lam, son of Leigh Centurions boss Adrian, be heading for a new club?

Fox Sports has revealed that a number of clubs are interested in the halfback. Read more here.

Radford misses out on big signing

Castleford Tigers head coach Lee Radford has revealed that he missed out on a big signing at Hull FC.

The new Tigers boss has spoken about new signings coming into the Jungle. Read more here.

Woolf rejects major deal

The Daily Telegraph has revealed that St Helens head coach Kristian Woolf has rejected a major deal.

Woolf is out of contract at the end of 2022 and could be heading for a third Grand Final win in as many seasons. Read more here.

Private investigator revelation

The PA Agency has made a revelation on a private investigator to hunt a former St Helens and Wigan Warriors forward.

It follows months of his family trying to find him after fears he has been ‘abducted’. Read more here.

Hastings’ mammoth deal

Ex-Wigan Warriors star Jackson Hastings is set for a mammoth deal, according to Fox Sports.

The former Super League star only left the UK at the end of last season. Read more here.

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