Rugby League News: Pryce career change, salary cap breaches, Cas halfback and ex-Tigers star speak out & ex-SL man in shock drugs revelation

Rugby League News – keeping you up to date with the latest news from the world of rugby league.

Here are some of the headline-grabbing stories from the last 24 hours.

Cas money boost

Castleford Tigers could receive up to £2 million in funds from the council, the Wakefield council has revealed. The Tigers have revealed in their own statement that this would be spent on improving the Jungle’s facilities. Read more here.

Livett on Warrington exit and Marshall sacking

Serious About Rugby League has reported on Harvey Livett’s Warrington exit and what he made of Richard Marshall’s sacking.

Naiqama update

Serious About Rugby League has reported on Kevin Naiqama’s current situation after leaving St Helens. He was part of the Saints side that won three Grand Finals in a row.

Ex-Leeds and Cas coach takes new role

A former Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers coach has taken a new role, their club website revealed. He had formerly been part of Yorkshire Carnegie too. Read more here.

Mata’utia on Cas exit

Peter Mata’utia has revealed why he left Castleford Tigers on the Warrington Twitter account. He left the Jungle after three-and-a-half years and has reunited with head coach Daryl Powell. Read more here.

Canterbury terminate contract

Canterbury Bulldogs have been the first club to terminate a playing contract of a star who will not get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the World Wide of Sports. Read more here.

Wellens on worst moment

Paul Wellens has opened up on his worst moment for St Helens in a tell-all interview with the Physio Spill. The Saints legend retired midway through the 2015 season after winning his fifth Grand Final in 2014. Read more here.

Five for the most games

Serious About Rugby League has revealed five Super League players who have played for the most clubs. The list even includes someone who has played for eight different teams!

Man of Steel

Serious About Rugby League has revealed five platers who they cannot believe had never won the Man of Steel. Even one with an MBE is in there!

Burgess TV deal

Sam Burgess could be set for a shock TV deal. It follows his reality TV appearance on SAS Australia and a prediction that he could soon be back coaching in the NRL, according to the Daily Telegraph. Read more here.

Pryce’s new career

Serious About Rugby League has revealed Leon Pryce’s surprising new career away from rugby league. The St Helens legend has son Will ready to take Super League by storm.

SL salary cap

Serious About Rugby League has revealed the salary cap breaches over the 26-year period of Super League. There have been a staggering ten breaches!

Tomkins on retirement decision

Joel Tomkins has explained just why he decided to retire after initially signing a playing deal to play for the Leigh Centurions in 2022, the Leigh website has revealed. Tomkins’ last game was the 2021 Grand Final. Read more here.

Richardson future

League Express has revealed the latest on the future of Castleford Tigers’ Danny Richardson. The halfback is into his last year of his contract at the Jungle.

McLelland on sideline

Callum McLelland is set for an extended period on the sideline for Castleford Tigers, after suffering an injury whilst playing for the Leeds Rhinos, The Full Eighty Minutes has revealed. Read more here.

Peacock struggle

Serious About Rugby League has revealed the struggle that Jamie Peacock has had to go through to get where he is in his new role and how he thought it was never possible in the first place.

Wakefield Trinity stadium

Wakefield Trinity have announced their latest proposals for the redevelopment of the Mobile Rocket Stadium in an interview on their website. It includes a remarkable turnaround of the venue. Read more here.

Leigh sign Warrington man

Leigh Centurions have confirmed the signing of Warrington Wolves outside back Keanan Brand. The Leigh club website confirmed the news this morning.

Super League table

Serious About Rugby League has done a prediction on how they think the Super League table will look at the end of the 2022 Super League season, with a few surprises in there. Catalans Dragons finished top back in 2021.

Hampshire rejects as SL move looms

Ryan Hampshire will not be a Championship player next year after rejecting Bradford, but The Full Eighty Minutes has revealed that a Super League move is looming. Read more here.

Shaul future

Serious About Rugby League has revealed a huge admission on Hull FC’s Jamie Shaul and his future. He suffered a severe ACL injury in October 2020 and lost his number one shirt to Jake Connor.

Shock SL groundshare

Serious About Rugby League has reported on a shock groundshare in the works following a council meeting. It is the latest club to be plagued by stadium issues in recent times. It follows Hull FC’s dilemma that was reported by Hull Live as well as the latest on Salford Red Devils’ proposed move to Moor Lane.

Kelly racism row

Serious About Rugby League has revealed that Albert Kelly has been subject to racist Covid-19 protocols in Australia. A number of other stars Down Under have shared the post, too.

Beaumont revelation

Serious About Rugby League has revealed that a former Leigh Centurions forward has spoken honestly and openly about working under owner Derek Beaumont.

Story of drugs and suicidal thoughts

An ex-Leigh Centurions forward has spoken to Serious About Rugby League about his shock battle with drug abuse and suicidal thoughts whilst playing rugby. He also acknowledged his mental health problems.

Wigan signing shocked

New Wigan Warriors signing Kaide Ellis has told Wigan TV just how shocked he has been in turning up at Wigan. He spoke about the weather as well as the workload during pre-season. Read more here.

Miller future

Wakefield Trinity chairman John Minards has spoken to Trinity TV about the future of Jacob Miller after the club received numerous approaches from rival clubs. Miller is currently still in Australia. Read more here.

Fusitu’a stalled

Richard Agar has revealed that Leeds Rhinos’ new signing David Fusitu’a will have to wait to link up with his new side due to not having a visa, Leeds Live has reported. He is one of four new signings for the West Yorkshire club for 2022.

Hardships and drop in standards for ex-Saint

Former St Helens star Zeb Taia has opened up on the David Mead podcast about the hardships and drop in standards of moving to Super League after his stay in the NRL. Read more here.

Sene-Lefao confirmed

Jesse Sene-Lefao’s move has finally been confirmed by his new club. Sene-Lefao left Castleford Tigers at the end of the 2021 season after spending five seasons at the Jungle. Read more here.

Edwards’ unusual request

Serious About Rugby League has reported on Kenny Edwards being given an unusual request at the start of Castleford Tigers’ pre-season. Edwards has joined the Tigers on a one-year loan deal from the Huddersfield Giants.

Clubb’s new role

Ex-Wigan Warriors prop Tony Clubb has been appointed to a surprise new coaching role, according to Serious About Rugby League. The former Wiganer left Wigan at the end of the 2021 Super League season.

Trinity in for more

Wakefield Trinity are in the market for new players – if they are the right for the club, according to Wakefield chairman John Minards in an interview with Trinity TV. Trinity have already brought in the likes of Lee Gaskell and Liam Hood. Read more here.

Warrington lose another

Warrington Wolves have lost a youngster after he made a solitary appearance for the club. His new club website broke the news of the signing. Read more here.

Leigh sign halfback

Leigh Centurions have swooped for a Super League halfback, their club website confirmed. It’s a massive rebuilding phase for owner Derek Beaumont and head of rugby Chris Chester, but they are delivering the goods. Read more here.


Serious About Rugby League has released an article detailing how all 12 Super League owners made their money!

New NRL forward on the horizon

A Wests Tigers second-rower could be on the wish list of Super League clubs after a new signing is seemingly going to push him out, according to the Sporting News. It remains to be seen who could fit him in their quota list though. Read more here.

Dwyer in list

Leeds Live has revealed a list of Leeds Rhinos stars who are out of contract at the end of 2022, with specialist hooker Brad Dwyer amongst them. The diminutive number nine has been a big hit at Headingley.

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