Rugby League News: Trueman future, Castleford and Hull FC in for rival star, Williams latest & ‘perfect’ choice for Leeds job

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…

Trueman future

There has been speculation lately surrounding Castleford Tigers halfback Jake Trueman and his out-of-contract situation at the end of 2022.

His agent, Craig Harrison of Show Me The Money UK, revealed the latest on his future on the Full Eighty Minutes podcast. Read more here.

Ex-Castleford and Leeds man diagnosed with dementia

A former Castleford Tigers and Leeds Rhinos star has bee diagnosed with dementia, The Times has reported.

The 48-year-old will be one of the 250-strong former rugby league and union players who are set to sue their governing bodies. Read more here.

Damning Lewis bombshell

There has been a major bombshell on Hull KR halfback Mikey Lewis following last week’s win over Castleford Tigers.

The diminutive number 7 has been in incredible form in 2022 so far, helping Rovers to the Challenge Cup semi-finals. Read more on the news here.

Thompson on radar

Former St Helens forward Luke Thompson is now on the radar of a shock new club, according to the Daily Telegraph.

The current Canterbury Bulldogs prop hasn’t closed the door on a Super League return. Read more here.

Connor’s message

Hull FC fullback Jake Connor has sent out a huge message to England head coach Shaun Wane following his snub by the former Wigan Warriors boss.

Connor has been excellent in 2022 so far. Read more about the message here.

Castleford and Hull in for rival star

Castleford Tigers and Hull FC are reportedly keeping tabs on a rival star, according to the Hull Daily Mail.

That man is Leeds Rhinos forward Alex Mellor who is out of contract at the end of 2022 and who has found his chances limited so far in 2022.

‘Perfect’ choice for Leeds

Hull FC halfback Luke Gale’s agent Craig Harrison – Show Me The Money UK – has had his say on who he thinks is the ‘perfect choice’ for the Leeds Rhinos job.

Gale, of course, used to play for the Rhinos as Harrison revealed his opinion on the Full Eighty Minutes podcast. Read more here.

St Helens deal

St Helens have signed a groundbreaking deal that once more underlines their successful operation as a club. The club are currently gearing up for a Good Friday clash against Wigan Warriors. Read more about the brilliant deal here.

Head coach Kristian Woolf spoke about that game coming up with a important injury update on Saints TV. Read more here.

Tuimavave’s ‘weird’ development

Hull FC head coach Brett Hodgson has made an admission about a ‘weird’ development for star centre Carlos Tuimavave, the Hull Daily Mail has reported.

The rangy centre has hardly played in 2022 following a number of injury problems. Read more here.

Hastings and Gildart in mixed news

Former Wigan Warriors stars Jackson Hastings and Oliver Gildart have been given mixed news ahead of Wests Tigers fixtures this weekend.

Both made the move from the NRL at the end of the 2021 Super League season. Read more on the news here.

Two big Cas blows

Castleford Tigers have been hit with two major blows ahead of their fixture at Wakefield Trinity tomorrow night. There has also been a key update on Wakefield winger Tom Johnstone. Read more here.

Leeds face more trouble

Leeds Rhinos have been hit with another blow ahead of their fixture against Huddersfield Giants this weekend.

It follows a long list of injuries that the West Yorkshire club have had to endure so far in 2022. Read more here.

Refereeing appointments

The refereeing appointments for this week’s Super League fixtures have been revealed with James Child and Liam Moore given marquee gigs for Friday, with one official absent again.

All six Super League games will take place on Thursday and Friday as teams gear up for the busy Easter schedule. Read more about the appointments here.

Mathers says no

Former Leeds Rhinos star Richie Mathers has had his say on who he wants to be the next Leeds coach – or doesn’t.

Mathers spoke on Twitter about his preferences after being outspoken in recent weeks on social media. Read more here.

Williams news

Warrington Wolves halfback George Williams has been involved in a major update ahead of the club’s must-win game against Salford Red Devils.

The Wolves haven’t won in five games as head coach Daryl Powell searches for answers. Read more here.

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2 months ago

Micky would be a big loss to ANY side, but the good thing for us is that we have a TEAM and not just a star player.
Get well soon Micky, and the next time you get injured for Gods sake learn and do not try to play on and possibly make it worse.