Rugby League News: McNamara on shock Leeds link, Hastings reveals Super League offer, referee wages & Charnley’s vile abuse

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…

McNamara on Leeds job

Steve McNamara, the Catalans Dragons head coach, has had his say on the Leeds Rhinos job, according to Leeds Live.

McNamara said: “For me, this is the best job in the competition – it’s the best job in Super League. It’s different, it’s challenging, and I’m completely happy where I am right now.”

St Helens stadium

St Helens‘ Totally Wicked Stadium has been nominated for an incredibly prestigious award in 2022.

It follows up from 2021 when they were given a stunning ranking as one of the best stadiums in the world. Read more about it here.

Smith on Channel 4

Hull KR head coach Tony Smith has had his say on Channel 4’s coverage of Super League so far in 2022.

The Robins will be debuting on the national broadcasting channel on May 21. Read more on Smith’s comments here.

Wigan’s major move

It’s been all about culture in 2022 for new Wigan Warriors boss Matty Peet.

No wonder, then, that he has been the spirit behind their latest unprecedented move for a Super League. Read more here.

Bans and charges

A number of Super League stars were cited and charged following the Super League round seven. Read more on the charges here. There were also a number of players who received cards here.

One of those was a Castleford Tigers forward and you can read all about why he was banned and why he was given a hefty suspension here.

Troubling times and attendances

A number of Super League sides have also posted several injuries following the latest round of top-flight fixtures as well. Castleford Tigers, Hull FC, Wigan Warriors and Leeds Rhinos were just some of those affected. Read more here.

The latest Super League attendances have also been revealed with some huge news. Read more here.

Horrific injury

A horrific injury has been documented on social media following the weekend’s fixtures that will come with a graphic warning.

It involved a flag post getting stuck in a player’s leg. Luckily, he was in good spirits, but it wasn’t the best. Read more here.

Hastings reveals Super League offer

Former Wigan Warriors and Salford Red Devils star Jackson Hastings has spoken on Matty Johns’ Fox Sports show.

The current Wests Tigers halfback has revealed that a different Super League side came in. Read more here.

SL coaches head-to-head

Two Super League coaches have gone head-to-head following this weekend’s fixtures after weather claims.

They were both determined to defend their own sides after a war of words. Read more here.

Maguire to Super League?

Wests Tigers have responded to claims that former Wigan Warriors boss Michael Maguire could be heading for the exit, Fox Sports understands.

Maguire has been linked to Super League, but it remains to be seen if that will come true. Read more here.

Hull KR blow

Hull KR head coach Tony Smith told journalists in his pre-match press conference ahead of the Castleford Tigers fixture on Friday that there will be one absentee.

It’s a big blow for Smith’s men following his recent good form. Read more here.

Referee wages

Referees boss Steve Ganson has made a shock revelation on the Sin Bin podcast about the wages of referees in Super League.

It came following the latest criticism of referees that they are not ‘accountable’, but Ganson was quick to rubbish that. Read more about the wages here.

Premier Sports deal

Another groundbreaking Premier Sports deal has been struck between the broadcaster and the RFL following a successful period.

With more broadcasting of rugby league taking place and the viewers growing, Premier Sports wants more. Read more about the deal here.

Bradford signing?

Bradford Bulls are reportedly gearing up to sign a fan favourite following the weekend’s victory over London Broncos.

It comes as Bradford were able to pip the capital club, 8-6, at the Cherry Red Records Stadium. Read more about the potential signing here.

Charnley’s vile abuse

Josh Charnley has been hit with vile abuse following Warrington Wolves’ defeat to Hull KR last Friday.

The winger shared a reply to some horrendous comments made via social media giant Twitter. Read more here.

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Alan Hill
Alan Hill
7 months ago

You know I read these articles every times they appear. There is absolutely no need to use false headlines to draw us in!