Rugby League News: Police investigate ex-Wigan man’s death, O’Neill’s new club, Blake Ferguson’s huge Super League offer & Warrington and St Helens signings?

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…

Major Hull signing

Hull FC have brought in another major signing as head coach Brett Hodgson pulls off a big coup.

It follows the news that Jake Trueman has joined the Black and Whites from Castleford Tigers. Read more here.

Leeds signing

Leeds Rhinos have signed a rival Super League forward as Rohan Smith attempts to rebuild his squad.

The West Yorkshire club have had to do some wheeling and dealing in terms of manoeuvring the salary cap. Read more here.

Big Saints signing

St Helens head coach Kristian Woolf is set to identify a replacement for outgoing winger Regan Grace.

Grace is leaving for rugby union at the end of the year and Woolf is set to bring in someone from outside the club. Read more here.

Most ill-disciplined sides revealed

Super League’s most ill-disciplined sides revealed in terms of the number of cards being awarded to teams.

There is a surprise at the top with two clubs sharing top spot with a total of THIRTEEN cards. Read more here.

Richardson future

Danny Richardson has told the Yorkshire Post about how relaxed he is about his future at Castleford Tigers.

He said: “There’s been conversations, nothing major. The lads know my stance: I love it at Cas and love playing for Radders (Lee Radford). Hopefully we get something sorted soon.”

Crooks set for exit

Ben Crooks is set to exit Hull KR after a number of years at the club, the Hull Daily Mail has revealed.

It follows an overhaul by new head coach Willie Peters who will be looking to shape his squad in the months to come.

O’Neill’s new club

Former Castleford Tigers star Jacques O’Neill’s new club has reportedly been revealed. O’Neill exited the Love Island villa last weekend. Read more here.

In doing so, the 23-year-old has broken his silence on his Love Island horror. Read more here.

Bradford pitch criticism

Bradford Bulls were forced to answer questions about the state of Odsal at a fans’ forum after the stadium was criticised.

Odsal has recently been partnered with a stock car racing company. Read more here.

Warrington’s new signing

Warrington Wolves have been extremely active in the transfer market in recent weeks and they look to have signed another.

That livewire has clocked up an incredible speed to make him one of the fastest in the world. Read more here.

Wigan snap up rival Warrington man

Wigan Warriors have snapped up a rival Warrington Wolves star following his immediate exit. Read more here. You can about read the relationship between the signing and former boss Daryl Powell here, who wanted to get rid of him early.

Read the thoughts of John Bateman on the signing here.

Scathing Hull assessment

Sky Sports pundits Barrie McDermott and Jon Wilkin launched a scathing assessment of Hull FC over the weekend.

FC went down 60-0 to the Wigan Warriors with Bevan French breaking the Super League record with seven tries in a game. Read more here.

Wilkin called out

Salford Red Devils CEO Ian Blease has called out Sky Sports pundit Jon Wilkin.

Wilkin was in the studio for Castleford Tigers’ win over Warrington Wolves at the weekend, but made some harsh comments on Salford. Read more here.

SL club’s big offer for Ferguson

A Super League club made a big offer for Leigh Centurions star Blake Ferguson, according to the Dockhouse Rugby Show.

It followed Leigh owner’s Derek Beaumont’s comments about the star winger. Read more here.

ANOTHER SL fixture moved

Yet again, another Super League fixture has been moved to accommodate Sky Sports.

It is an important game yet it sees one potential play-off candidate have their rest cut short by three days. Read more here.

Radford on Hull

Former Hull FC head coach Lee Radford has spoken about facing his former side for the first time since moving to Castleford Tigers. Radford goes up against the Black and Whites this Friday night in what promises to be a tense affair. Read more here.

Meanwhile, Jake Mamo didn’t play for the Tigers at the weekend, but no reason was given as Adam Milner sat out ill.

Cas, Saints and Leeds men charged

Castleford Tigers, a St Helens duo and a Leeds Rhinos man have all been charged by the Disciplinary Match Review Panel. Read more here.

You can also find out why Jack Welsby and a Leeds man escaped bans despite being charged. Read more here.

French future

Bevan French’s future at the Wigan Warriors has taken another twist following the club’s big win over Hull FC on Friday night.

Head coach Matt Peet spoke after the game, perhaps revealing French’s club for 2023. Read more here.

Important FC fixture moved

An important Hull FC fixture has been moved due to a safety precaution.

It follows the change in time for a Leeds Rhinos game last week due to the heatwave. Read more here.

Italian police investigate ex-Wigan man

Italian police are said to be investigating the death of former Wigan Warriors and St Helens forward Ricky Bibey following his death in Florence over the weekend.

Bibey’s partner was also found seriously injured in the hotel room. Read more here.

Attendances and injuries

The attendances from over the weekend’s Super League fixtures have been revealed with some alarming numbers in there. Read more here.

The amount of injuries piling up for rival teams is also scary with Castleford, Leeds, St Helens, Hull FC and Hull KR suffering at the weekend. Read more here.

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