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Rugby League News: Sinfield treated ‘disgracefully’, Koukash court case, Burgess’ earnings revealed, Sonny Bill rejects $4million deal & Cas sign another as Leigh lose three

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.

RU stars in RL

Serious About Rugby League has revealed five rugby union stars who would excel in rugby league.

SL veteran attracting interest

A Super League and NRL veteran is reportedly attracting attention after being let go by his club at the end of the 2021 season. He has almost 200 Super League games under his belt. Read more here.

Ex-Wakefield fullback’s future

Serious About Rugby League has revealed the latest on a former Wakefield Trinity fullback after he was let go by the club at the end of the 2021 Super League season.

Whitehead’s deal

Elliott Whitehead is on a lucrative deal, according to zerotackle. The former Bradford Bulls and Catalans Dragons star has been with NRL side Canberra Raiders since 2016. Thomas Burgess’ earnings were also reported as being a staggering $700,000. Read more about the deal here.

Cas swoop for Kiwi

Castleford Tigers have swooped for a New Zealander to add to their bulging squad under new head coach Lee Radford. He follows the likes of Jake Mamo and Kenny Edwards through the Jungle doors. Read more on the signing here.

Wane’s ‘temper’

Shaun Wane has revealed on the Back 2 Business podcast what really riles him up from his own players. The former Wigan Warriors head coach is now the England boss. Read more here.

Cas star ‘punished’ for lateness

Suaia Matagi has been forced to apologise in a hilarious manner to his Castleford Tigers teammates and coaches for turning up late to day one of pre-season. See the footage here.

Brough future

Serious About Rugby League has given the latest on the future of Danny Brough after he was forced to retire due to injury.

Sinfield treatment ‘disgraceful’

Complaints have been flooding in to slam what people have called the ‘disgraceful’ treatment of Kevin Sinfield in his recent MND funding aims. Read more here.

Leeds man on exit

Serious About Rugby League has revealed that a Leeds Rhinos utility player has opened up on a potential move out of Headingley.

GF try scorer looking for new club

A former Grand Final winning try scorer is looking for a new club after finding himself cast aside by his current team. Read more here.

Ex-NRL winger available

An ex-NRL winger has been made available by his current club after failing to make a big impression following his move in 2021. Read more here.

Forward without club

A former Leeds Rhinos and Leigh Centurions forward has been left without a club after he too was deemed surplus to requirements at the end of 2021. He joins Alex Gerrard on the free agents list. Read more here.

Leeds awards

The Yorkshire Evening Post has revealed that Mikolaj Oledzki won the Leeds Rhinos’ Player of the Year, with Kruise Leeming coming second and Matt Prior third.

Wiganer on exit

A former Wigan Warriors star has opened up on his exit from the club and his relationship with former head coach Adrian Lam. He has now joined another Super League club. Read more here.

Brierley on Beaumont

Serious About Rugby League has revealed all on Ryan Brierley’s relationship with Derek Beaumont as the former Leigh fullback made the move to the Salford Red Devils.

Ex-NRL player guilty

The Canberra Times has revealed that a former NRL player’s brother has been jailed after being found guilty of dangerous driving occasioning death and dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm – in line with his earlier guilty pleas.

Forward pass technology

The Daily Telegraph earlier in the year revealed that new forward pass technology could be on its way into rugby league to cut down on controversy with two companies fighting for the rights. Read more here.

RFL warning

The RFL has sent out a warning on its website declaring that all unvaccinated players would be having a ‘material impact on all others’. Scrums will also not be in place on Boxing Day fixtures. Read more here.

Whitehead’s new role

Elliott Whitehead has spoken to rugby-league.com about his new career role. He has spent six seasons at the Canberra Raiders in the NRL so far in his career. Read more here.

Richardson responds

Castleford Tigers’ Danny Richardson has hit out at a fan that targeted the halfback for his past comments on the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccination. Read more here.

Leigh swoop

Leigh Centurions have swooped for a former Super League winger as new head coach Adrian Lam attempts to build a side capable of earning promotion back to the top flight. Read more here.

Wane’s brutal bombshell

Shaun Wane has revealed a brutal bombshell on the Back 2 Business podcast which involves a horrible upbringing and leaving home at 15. Read more here.

Ex-Leeds man’s shock return

A former Leeds Rhinos star is ready to return to rugby league action following a drugs fiasco. He has recently set up a Youtube channel to document his comeback. Read more here.

Koukash and Beaumont court case

Serious About Rugby League have written an article reminiscing about the time that Marwan Koukash and Derek Beaumont went to court over Gareth Hock. The pair remain great friends with Koukash being linked with a return to rugby league.

Williams rejects deal

Sonny Bill Williams has rejected a huge multi-million dollar deal which has left some fans shaking their head in disbelief. It would have seen him pocket $4 million! Read more here.

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