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.
Star on upbringing and depression
A rugby league star has spoken to the Daily Mail about his battle with depression and suicide as well as his hard upbringing with a mother who was in and out of jail. Read more here.
A quartet of St Helens’ new signings will be present for Alex Walmsley’s testimonial on Friday night against the Leigh Centurions head coach Kristian Woolf confirmed on the St Helens website yesterday. Read more here.
George Williams has told the Through The Wire podcast about the abuse both him and his family have faced since moving to the Warrington Wolves as well as his honesty on Wigan. Read more here.
Serious About Rugby League has revealed the latest on Hull KR star Kane Linnett’s future as well as his time at Rovers so far and his relationship with head coach Tony Smith.
Kelly’s ominous message
Albert Kelly has sent out an ominous message on his social media Instagram page ahead of the new season as he prepares to fight for a halfback spot. Read more here.
New Castleford Tigers head coach Lee Radford has outlined the club’s recruitment policy, bringing attention to the finances available and comparing them to other teams. Read more here.
Takairangi arrest latest
Brad Takairangi will be available for selection for Hull KR head coach Tony Smith for Friday night’s friendly against Dewsbury Rams, the Hull Daily Mail has confirmed.
Leeds’ training elite
Leeds Rhinos head coach Richard Agar has spoken to Leeds Live about his admiration for his club’s current training facilities, labelling them ‘state of the art’.
Tom Burgess is amongst a number of sports stars pleading with their followers to find former St Helens and Bradford prop Bryn Hargreaves following his disappearance.
Wakefield in trouble
Yorkshire Live has revealed that Wakefield Trinity could be in trouble following an alleged COVID-19 breach between Christmas and the New Year.
Millington’s new team
Serious About Rugby League has revealed who Grant Millington will be playing for in 2022. The forward left Castleford Tigers at the end of the 2021 season.
Convicted killer wants second chance
A convicted killer and former rugby league star has told the Daily Telegraph that he is desperate for a second chance – even though he knows that not everyone will agree after eight years in jail. Read more here.
Hull FC head coach Brett Hodgson has told the Hull Daily Mail that Josh Reynolds is determined to ‘right some wrongs’ in 2022 after an injury-hit 2021.
Walker new deal
Danny Walker has signed a new long-term contract with the Warrington Wolves which will see him stay at the Halliwell Jones Stadium until the end of 2024. Read more here.
The Daily Telegraph is reporting that a potential ‘wonderkid’ has made a rugby league switch after being an international junior at under-16s level. Read more here.
Head coaches ranked
Serious About Rugby League has ranked all 12 Super League head coaches, taking into consideration their success and longevity.
Artwork of Kevin Sinfield has gone missing, according to the Telegraph after the artist sent in a letter to the newspaper complaining about the issue. Read more here.
Two-year ban for ex-forward
A rugby league forward has been handed a two-year ban from the sport following a failed drugs test. The player posted the news on his Instagram story, whilst the RFL confirmed it yesterday. Read more here.
Tributes flood in
A rugby league player has passed away following an incident at work which is currently being investigated, according to the News and Star. Read more here.
Wigan’s move for French
Wigan Warriors have launched a terrific move for their Australian star signing Bevan French following the passing of his mother earlier in the week. Read more here.
Leigh sign winger
Leigh Centurions have snapped up a Super League winger, according to the club’s website. Leigh also announced their squad numbers yesterday with the new signing picking up number 20. Read more on the signing here.
Hurrell makes contact
St Helens’ new signing Konrad Hurrell has finally made contact with his family in Tonga following the devastating tsunami that hit the Polynesian kingdom a week ago. Read more here.