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.
Tomkins on signing
Sam Tomkins has revealed which signing he believes ‘will do some damage’ in the Super League in 2022. Tomkins himself is gearing up for another big year with Catalans Dragons following his Man of Steel-winning exploits in 2021. Read more here.
Sneyd reveals why he left Hull
New Salford Red Devils signing Marc Sneyd has revealed why he left Hull FC to join the Salford Red Devils after seven seasons at the MKM Stadium. Read more here.
Wane on Wire
Shaun Wane has told the BBC 5 Live podcast that he wasn’t too impressed with Warrington Wolves in Wigan Warriors’ victory over them last weekend. Wane also says Powell’s will be a ‘difficult’ job. Read more here.
Leeds man’s future
Jarrod O’Connor has told Leeds Live that he is determined to nail down a starting spot for Leeds Rhinos and secure his future beyond the 2022 Super League season.
RFL on Austin
Totalrl.com has revealed what the RFL said about the ban on Blake Austin after he was handed a one-match suspension in Leeds Rhinos’ win over Hull FC.
Wilkin and JJB predict
Morley and Westwood return
Super League and Warrington Wolves legends Adrian Morley and Ben Westwood will return for a one-off charity game in April for the Life For a Kid campaign. Read more here.
Air ambulance Wire incident
An air ambulance was called to the Halliwell Jones Stadium yesterday, according to Cheshire Live, after an incident unfolded at the venue. One man was in need of medical assistance. Read more here.
Former Salford Red Devils and Hull KR forward Cory Paterson has returned to one of his former Super League sides in a coaching role, that club website revealed. Read more here.
Tuson on Chase
Former Wigan Warriors forward and Castleford Tigers loanee Chris Tuson has revealed what it was like to play alongside mercurial halfback Rangi Chase on the Trot The Egg In podcast. Read more here.
Bradford Bulls are set to play an international game at Odsal, according to the Bulls’ General Manager Tracey Erby, the Telegraph and Argus has revealed. Read more here.
Rugby and football club dispute
A rugby league and football side are going head-to-head in a dispute over playing a game at their shared stadium over the weekend, the Halifax Courier has revealed. Read more here.
Leeds Rhinos’ Liam Sutcliffe has told Leeds Live that he hopes big things things will happen at Headingley in 2022, with the side wanting a trophy.
Fonua’s Hull disappointment
Mahe Fonua has told Hull Live how disappointed he was that his return to Hull FC didn’t go as well as he had hoped. Fonua will now be a Castleford Tigers player in 2022.
SL fixture moved
A Super League fixture has been moved for Sky Sports to accommodate an earlier kick off in the day finishing in time. It is the first to be adjusted in 2022. Read more here.
Another presenter and commentator announced
Excitement has filled the rugby league air as another presenter and commentator has been announced for Channel 4’s coverage of Super League this weekend. Read more here.
Rovers sign seven
Featherstone Rovers have signed seven players from their rivals Castleford Tigers with Rovers set for a massive rebuild of their women’s side, the club website announced. Read more here.
Super League has announced a superb international broadcast deal that will see the European competition being broadcast in new countries. Read more here.
Lee Radford has named his first 21-man squad for the Castleford Tigers for Salford Red Devils’ visit to the Jungle tomorrow night, but there is one notable absentee as announced by the club website. Seven debutants are in line to appear too. Read more here.
Beaumont reveals why
Leigh Centurions owner Derek Beaumont has revealed to Serious About Rugby League why his side were relegated in the 2021 Super League season. Leigh finished bottom of the table with just two wins all season.
Stadium purchase close
Hull KR are reportedly closing in on the purchase of Craven Park, according to the Hull Daily Mail, after chairman Paul Lakin told the publication how close they were to the sale.
RL legend’s care home battle
The Daily Telegraph has revealed that rugby league legend Steve Mortimer has been admitted into a care after suffering dementia for months. He has also had a heart attack in recent months. Read more here.
Leeds Rhinos legend has predicted, on City AM, the two Super League sides that will win silverware in the 2022 season. Are the two teams a surprise? Read more here.
Hull KR’s star winger, Ryan Hall, has spoken to the Hull Daily Mail about his future and the hope that his body will continue serving him well. If it does, the 35-year-old will want to stay in the game.
Thompson’s move and future
Former St Helens prop Luke Thompson has told the KB Fitness podcast why he left Saints to join the NRL and addressed his future after months of speculation. Read more here.
St Helens have struck up another key partnership as the club continues to grow its sponsorship deals off the season, their club website has revealed. Read more here.
Man of Steel
The Examiner Live has gone round a number of players asking who they believe will win the Man of Steel in 2022. Luke Gale chose Jake Connor, Michael Lawrence chose Theo Fages and Oliver Roberts has picked Niall Evalds.
Tommy Leuluai has spoken to Wigan Today about 2022 possibly being his last season in Super League or playing altogether – though he isn’t ruling out a further deal.
Sandow’s new club
Ex-Warrington Wolves halfback Chris Sandow has found a new club according to the Daily Telegraph – but his destination is a major surprise after hankering over an NRL deal for the past year. Read more here.
SL’s brilliant broadcast deal
Super League have announced yet another superb broadcasting deal that will see its radio sponsorship increase considerably. Read more here.