Rugby League News: Three ruled out of Leeds job, Hull FC major development & Beaumont slams two Super League sides

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…

Hull FC major development

Hull Live has reported that here has been a major development on Hull FC’s MKM Stadium in recent weeks. Hull City – whom FC share the stadium with – have been bought by new owners and it is going to have huge repercussions. Read more here.

FC boss Brett Hodgson also spoke about having to have ‘truthful’ conversations with a number of his stars ahead of tonight’s clash with Wigan Warriors. Read more here.

Delaney’s blindness

Former Leeds Rhinos star Brett Delaney has spoken on the Beneath the Jersey podcast about how his blindness came about whilst playing rugby league.

The ex-Gold Coast Titans forward/centre revealed that it wasn’t until a teammate said something to him that Delaney got it checked out. Read more here.

Beaumont’s ‘no value’ comments

Leigh Centurions owner Derek Beaumont has spoken to the Rugby League Review podcast about a number of contentious issues in the world of rugby league.

One of those is the issue of expansion with Toulouse Olympique and Catalans Dragons. Read about his tirade here.

Eddie and Stevo wade in

Former Sky Sports pundits Eddie Hemmings and Mike ‘Stevo’ Stephenson have waded into the debate about who should be the next Leeds Rhinos boss.

The duo have started their own podcast after leaving the Sky channel. Read more here.

Three ruled out of Leeds job

Three rumoured coaches for the vacant Leeds Rhinos role have been ruled out. Yorkshire Live has revealed that Shane Flanagan and Andrew Webster are no longer in the running.

Sky Sports, meanwhile, did a piece of another rumoured candidate who dismissed the attention. Read more here.

More Leeds bad luck

There is more bad news for Leeds Rhinos as they suffer two major blows in the same day ahead of the visit of St Helens tomorrow night. Read more here.

The West Yorkshire club has, however, offered an encouraging update on two other players. Read more here.

Pryce’s reaction

Huddersfield Giants head coach Ian Watson has revealed just the devastating effects the ten-match ban has had on starlet Will Pryce.

Pryce was, of course, banned for that horrendous tackle on Hull FC’s Connor Wynne. Read more on the effects here.

Sculthorpe’s top five 

Former St Helens star Paul Sculthorpe has named the top five players he played against during his career.

Sculthorpe was talking to Serious About Rugby League about his opponents’ bestRead more here.

Referee reveals why

Former Super League referee Gareth Hewer has revealed why he retired to Serious About Rugby League.

The Cumbrian also spoke about the increasing abuse in rugby league at all levels and what can be done about it. Read more here.

Sene-Lefao update and Ferres’ horror injury

There has been a major update on Featherstone Rovers’ Jesse Sene-Lefao after the forward has missed every game since round one after suffering a dislocated shoulder.

Brett Ferres, however, has suffered a horror injury according to Rovers’ strength and conditioning coach Lee Paterson. Read more here.

Powell reveals why

Warrington Wolves head coach Daryl Powell has told the Through The Wire podcast why Warrington have not won a Grand Final yet and why they are currently struggling.

The Wolves have lost their last four games in a row, including two home ties against Wakefield Trinity. Read more here.

SL club enters race for Ferguson

A Super League has entered the race for former NRL star Blake Ferguson, according to the Daily Telegraph.

Ferguson was sacked by his rugby union side NEC Green Rockets before he had even played a game. Read more on the SL club’s interest here.

Fages update

There has been an update on Theo Fages ahead of Huddersfield Giants’ fixture at home to Catalans Dragons tomorrow night.

The diminutive number 7 has been absent in recent weeks. Read more about his news here.

Coote and Grace news

News has emerged about Hull KR’s Lachlan Coote and St Helens’ Regan Grace ahead of this weekend.

Coote has played twice for the Robins since joining in the off-season whilst Grace has played just once in 2022. Read more on the news on Coote here. And, you can read more on Grace here.

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