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Rugby League News: Silverwood calls out Chris Hill, Hull FC and Wakefield signings, horror details of ex-Wigan and Saints man’s death & Myler banned?

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…

NRL round-up

Canterbury Bulldogs have joined the race to sign St George Illawarra Dragons star Ben Hunt, according to the Daily Telegraph.

Sydney Roosters have swooped for South Sydney Rabbitohs winger Jaxson Paulo in a surprise move.

Wests Tigers ‘reach out’ to Mitchell Moses and James Tedesco about potentially returning to Concord.

Cronulla Sharks’ Aiden Tolman makes surprise decision to retire at the end of 2022.

Paul Vautin cannot understand why Brisbane Broncos’ Selwyn Cobbo missed the thrashing by Parramatta Eels yesterday.

Canberra Raiders boss Ricky Stuart is apparently ‘spewing’ over the Dolphins’ luring one of his English backroom staff north.

Clarke labels Myler ‘a disgrace’

Sky Sports pundit Phil Clarke has labelled Leeds Rhinos star Richie Myler ‘a disgrace’ following a controversial incident in Leeds’ win over Huddersfield Giants on Wednesday night. Read more here.

Whilst Clarke was full of ire over Myler, his fellow pundit Jon Wilkin has been slammed for praising Myler. Read more here.

McGuire unhappy

Hull KR head coach Danny McGuire was unhappy with a number of decisions given in last night’s win over Wakefield Trinity. Read more here.

Meanwhile, Wakefield boss Willie Poching had his say on a controversial incident and confirmed star out for the season. Read more here.

Play-acting and referees

A former Super League referee spoke to Serious About Rugby League about the current play-acting debate in Super League and why it has crept into the game. Read more here.

Meanwhile, ex-referee Richard Silverwood has called out Chris Hill for his act during the controversial Richie Myler incident. Read more here.

Myler banned?

Leeds Rhinos man Richie Myler could be given a ban for his part in the controversial incident that saw Chris Hill sinbinned on Wednesday night.

The RFL may choose to act strongly against gamesmanship which has slowly crept into the sport. Read more here.

Hull FC major signing

Hull FC are set to make a major signing ahead of the 2023 Super League season. That’s due to the quota spots currently occupied at Brett Hodgson’s side. Read more here.

Wakefield Trinity are also set to make big signings following the loss of a number of big-money players. Read more here.

Channel 4 semi-final

There was breaking news on Channel 4 last night as the kick-off times and dates were revealed for Super League play-off games covered by the terrestrial broadcaster.

Channel 4 will also have a Super League semi-final! Read more here.

Watts surprise

Castleford Tigers star Liam Watts was involved in a surprising development yesterday.

Watts is known for a lot at the Jungle including being an enforcer and experienced forward, but perhaps not this. Read more here.

SL offer for Fifita

A Super League side has reportedly made a sensational offer for Cronulla Sharks star Andrew Fifita, according to Fox Sports. Fifita will leave Cronulla at the end of the year. Read more here.

That seemingly runs in the family as brother David of Wakefield Trinity has had his destination seemingly confirmed after leaving the West Yorkshire club. Read more here.

Williams’ favourite SL ground

Warrington Wolves halfback George Williams has revealed his favourite away Super League ground. Williams was speaking to Wire TV about a number of topics including the captaincy. Read more here.

Head coach Daryl Powell has also revealed his ‘best moment of the year’ so far. Read more here.

Sneyd on difference between Salford and Hull

Salford Red Devils halfback Marc Sneyd has revealed the difference between Salford and his old club Hull FC.

Sneyd talked to The Sun about his different experiences and how he is loving life at the AJ Bell Stadium. Read more here.

Leeds sweating over duo

Leeds Rhinos are said to be sweating over two of their players following the win over Huddersfield Giants.

Head coach Rohan Smith revealed the latest on the two players. Read more here.

Norman in SL discussions

Toulouse Olympique star Corey Norman is in discussions with Super League side to extend his career.

The Morning Star has revealed that five Toulouse players are also set to leave the club. Read more here.

Saints’ incredible ticket sales

St Helens have announced incredible ticket sales for their fixture against Wigan Warriors tonight.

In what is dubbed as the ‘Original Derby’, Saints will travel to the DW Stadium for one of the most anticipated clashes between the two sides in years. Read more here.

Inquest into death of ex-Wigan and Saints man

An inquest has been held into the death of former Wigan Warriors and St Helens prop Ricky Bibey, as per the Manchester Evening News.

It follows shock details of his death being revealed alongside his seriously injured partner. Read more here.

Ex-Wigan man set for huge jail sentence

Former Wigan Warriors and NRL star Brett Finch will be given a lifetime ban from rugby league.

However, more importantly, Finch will be heading for a huge jail sentence. Read more here.

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