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…
There was bad news for one Challenge Cup semi-final team with one star dislocating his kneecap following last weekend’s fixtures. Read more here.
However, there was also an awful development last night in a scholarship game between Wigan Warriors and Huddersfield Giants. Read more here.
Channel 4 future
A Channel 4 spokesman has spoken to Serious About Rugby League about what the future holds for Super League on the terrestrial broadcaster.
It follows the news that the UK government is set to privatise the channel. Read more here.
Wigan Warriors star Jai Field has told the Manchester Evening News that he still has NRL aspirations for the future.
He said: ““I’m loving my time at Wigan, but going back to play in the NRL is definitely something down the track that I want to do again.”
Hull FC and Wire rejected
Hull FC and Warrington Wolves missed out on a signing, the potential target told Serious About Rugby League.
The former England international has spoken out about his career. Read more here.
Beaumont on signing
Leigh Centurions owner Derek Beaumont has had his say on a new signing as the club aims for promotion. Read more here.
Beaumont also spoke to Serious About Rugby League about the structure changes he wants in rugby league as well as speaking out on referees and disciplinary. Read more here.
Smith on Hardaker move
New Leeds Rhinos boss Rohan Smith has had his say on new signing Zak Hardaker.
Smith revealed how the move came about after the fullback/centre left Wigan Warriors. Read more here.
Cherry-Evans’ dig at Super League
Manly Sea Eagles captain Daly Cherry-Evans has given a sly dig to Super League when discussing former Wigan Warriors star Jackson Hastings.
He spoke to Fox Sports and assessed Hastings on his time in the UK. Read more here.
Leeds Rhinos legend Kevin Sinfield has given a major update on his future to the Ventur Further podcast.
Sinfield has also spoken on Leeds amidst his rugby union job. Read more here.
Charnley meets abuser
Warrington Wolves winger Josh Charnley has made the unprecedented step of meeting with a fan who abused him on social media, BBC Breakfast has revealed.
Charnley and Warrington organised a meeting to show their side of the story. Read more here.
Burgess’ huge move
The last Burgess standing at South Sydney Rabbitohs has been linked with a move away as the club speaks out, the World Wide of Sports has revealed.
Tom Burgess has been a mainstay at the club in the past decade, but could that end? Read more here.
Six ex-Hull men in dementia appeal
Six former Hull FC players have launched an appeal to raise money for dementia with former teammates launching a major initiative.
It follows a recent focus on the rise in head knocks, concussion and complications after rugby league. Read more here.
Kelly under fire
Former Hull FC man Albert Kelly has been under fire recently, according to the Daily Telegraph.
The halfback was in the news recently following a controversial incident with a teammate. Read more here.
England Knights announced
The England Knights squad was announced yesterday with 27 players included by head coach Paul Anderson.
Eight Wigan Warriors, five Leeds Rhinos and four Warrington Wolves men have been included. Read more here.
Cooke wants Hull FC signing
Paul Cooke has written in his Hull Daily Mail column about how he wants this Super League star to come to Hull FC.
It would be interesting to see if it would ever happen, but Cooke wants him. Read more here.
NRL out of contract stars
A list of out of contract NRL stars has been released who could be lured to Super League.
The list is endless with a number of players expected to be on the move at the end of 2022. Read more here.
Challenge Cup tickets
The latest on the sale of Challenge Cup tickets has been revealed by The Full Eighty Minutes podcast.
The games will take place on Saturday at Elland Road with the Women’s Challenge Cup Final and two Men’s Challenge Cup Semi-Finals. Read more here.
Trinity’s big news
Wakefield Trinity are set go forth with some big news that chairman John Minards discussed live on Sky Sports.
The club have already announced a stadium update following over 100 years at Belle Vue. Read more here.