Rugby League News: Bevan French attracting interest, Livett explains Warrington exit, Sonny Bill returns to UK & Catalans’ fourth huge signing

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.

Richards on Gildart

Pat Richards has told his honest opinion on Oliver Gildart moving to the NRL with the Wests Tigers. Richards, of course, has history with Wigan having often been hailed as one of the Warriors’ best-ever overseas signing. Read more here.

Halfback on Guasch

Serious About Rugby League has revealed what one Catalans Dragons star has said about owner Bernard Guasch.

Sammut turned down offer

Jarrod Sammut has been given a new halfback’s shirt alongside a shirt for a former St Helens utility man. Sammut had recently revealed that he had turned down an offer from another club. Read more here.

Cuthbertson’s new career

Former Leeds Rhinos forward Adam Cuthbertson has thrown himself into a new career. The Australian was most recently seen playing for the York City Knights. Read more on his career swap here.

Heroic performances

Serious About Rugby League has revealed the five most heroic performances in Super League history, including having someone’s teeth in their arm and a hole in their head!

Hull FC recruitment

The Hull Daily Mail has given an update on Hull FC’s recruitment after head coach Brett Hodgson said he remained open to adding more, but won’t be rushed into doing so.

Mago on Bateman

Wigan Warriors’ new signing Patrick Mago has told the Manchester Evening News all about his new teammate John Bateman after coming up against him in the NRL.

Leeds recruitment and exits

Leeds Live has revealed that the Leeds Rhinos’ latest contract handouts gives an incentive into the club’s future recruitment with a number of stars coming off-contract, including the likes of Brad Dwyer.

Dark horses

Serious About Rugby League has revealed the dark horses for the 2022 Super League season voted for by fans themselves.

Shock occupation

A Castleford Tigers forward has told the Spirit of Sport podcast about his shock occupation before becoming a professional rugby league player. It led to him wanting to never do the role again. Read more here.

Charnley’s development

Josh Charnley has tried to get ahead of his rivals by incorporating a new training move into his regime, with a number of techniques. Read more here.

Thunder swoop

Newcastle Thunder have signed a Castleford Tigers forward on-loan to go with their conglomerate of established Super League stars such as Alex Foster and Mitch Clark. Read more on the signing here.

Catalans signing

Catalans Dragons have made their fourth stellar signing of the off-season, according to Fox Sports. Though the deal will be for the 2023 season, it’s another massive string to their bow. Read more here.

Ex-Wire man reveals all on own on move

Serious About Rugby League has revealed what Harvey Livett had to say on his Warrington exit and the sacking of former Salford boss Richard Marshall.

Briscoe’s ‘disappointment’

Tom Briscoe has spoken with the Yorkshire Post about his disappointment that he no longer has a winger’s jersey at Leeds Rhinos, but that he is determined to make the centre spot work.

Burgess’ ex-club fires shots at SBW

Sam Burgess’ former club has fired a series of shots against Burgess’ ex-foe Sonny Bill Williams in a social media post. The two were well-known for their battles on the field during their careers, though they remain friends off it. Read more on the shots fired here.

Finch’s solicitor

Brett Finch’s solicitor has come out firing after his client was reportedly arrested for alleged use carriage service transmit or publish or promote child abuse, the Daily Mail has revealed. Read more on what his solicitor had to say and his bail conditions here.

Ex-Wire fullback’s new role

Former Warrington Wolves fullback Kurt Gidley has taken on a brilliant new role in a bid to give back to his community. The fullback played for two seasons with the Wire. Read more on the move here.

Salford’s starting line-up

Serious About Rugby League wrote an article about how Salford Red Devils could line up in 2022, but Morgan Escare was not amongst the side, with him being linked with a move away.

Drinkwater’s plan

Serious About Rugby League has revealed where Josh Drinkwater wants to retire. The Australian halfback has had spells at Catalans Dragons, Leigh Centurions and Hull KR.

Sinfield’s omission

Kevin Sinfield’s omission from a major sporting award has rankled both rugby league and rugby union fans. The former Leeds Rhinos hero has been left out for one key reason. Read more here.

Wigan star ‘in limbo’

Another high-profile Wigan Warriors star is said to be ‘in limbo’ after having to face a serious family problem, according to the World Wide of Sports. That has led to claims that other clubs are now circling. Read more here.

Williams in surprise return

Sonny Bill Williams has surprisingly returned to the UK after last stepping foot on British soil back in 2020 with the Toronto Wolfpack. Read more on why he has returned here.

Sacked SL target’s reason

Sacked Super League target John Asiata has revealed the real reason why he refused to get vaccinated for COVID-19 to the World Wide of Sports. Asiata was given his marching orders by the Canterbury Bulldogs. Read more on SL interest.

England international preparing

An England international is preparing to be given a major transfer offer as he looks to stake a claim for the World Cup at the end of 2022, according to the World Wide of Sports. Read more on the offer here.

Burrow’s incredible message

Rob Burrow has given out yet another incredible message on his social media Twitter page after confirming that he has beaten doctors’ odds. Read more on the superb story here.

Saints stadium

St Helens’ stadium has been given a major status in world rugby stadiums, according to liverugbytickets. The Totally Wicked Stadium was originally built in 2012. Read more on Saints stadium here.

Ex-SL/NRL star in horror arrest

An ex-Super League and NRL star has been arrested for horrible alleged crimes. He, along with seven others, have been arrested for allegedly sharing child abuse material on his mobile phone, the Daily Telegraph has revealed. Read more here.

Johnstone future

Serious About Rugby League has revealed the latest on Tom Johnstone’s future and his link to another Super League side.

New signing’s bizarre tirade

Featherstone’s new signing Joseph Leilua has launched a bizarre tirade, stating ‘everyone f***ing’ hates me’ in an Instagram post as he prepares for his move to the UK. Read more here.

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