Rugby League News: Wigan’s new deal, Shaul on Sneyd, Inglis return, Newman NRL link & Premier Sports viewing figures revealed

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.

Channel 4 greatness

Channel 4 have announced some incredible news with a two-year deal given to a company in order to enhance production of rugby league coverage. The television station has recently been handed the rights to a number of Super League games for 2022. Read more here.

Sky Sports’ two new pundits

Sky Sports have brought in two new pundits ahead of the new season as the company attempts to combat rivals at Premier Sports and Channel 4. Read more here.

Wells’ five Man of Steel contenders

Analyst Jon Wells has revealed his five contenders to be Man of Steel in the 2022 Super League season with the likes of Sam Tomkins included, but who are the other four? Read more here.

Fusitu’a on tackle

David Fusitu’a has had his own say to BBC Radio Leeds on his big hit that forced Hull FC fullback Davy Litten off the field in Leeds’ big win over Hull FC at the weekend. Read more here.

Hardaker reveals why

Zak Hardaker has told Rugby League Live the reasons why he asked to leave Wigan Warriors and his focus for 2022. He did not give any clues about where his future lies after 2022.

Fev signing

Featherstone Rovers’ new signing has landed in the UK following his move from Down Under as new head coach Brian McDermott attempts to steer his side to the Super League. Read more here.

Mamo on Cas move

Jake Mamo has told BBC Radio Leeds about his move to Castleford, what he thinks about the town and what the Tigers can achieve in 2022. Read more here.

Aussies looking for Englishmen

An Australian rugby league side – who won the premiership in 2021 – have put out a plea on social media in a bid to tempt English halfbacks to the club. Read more here.

Premier Sports viewing figures

League Express has revealed that the viewing figures for Premier Sports’ debut on Monday night hit an average of 51,000 which Managing Director Richard Webb called “superb.”

Wll Leeds regret letting this man go?

Will Leeds Rhinos rue the day they let this forward go to their local rivals Bradford Bulls? The Telegraph and Argus has revealed just how highly thought of he is at Odsal following his debut. Read more here.

Shaul on Sneyd

Jamie Shaul has told the Rugby League Review podcast all about former Hull FC halfback Marc Sneyd after the latter made the move to Salford Red Devils. Read more here.

Rankin on Cas and Hull

Serious About Rugby League has revealed why Jordan Rankin left Castleford Tigers and his experiences at Hull FC. The playmaker also starred for Huddersfield Giants in Super League.

Inglis returns to league with two new clubs

Greg Inglis has now found two new clubs, according to the Macleay Argus. He will be playing for one and coaching the other in a big combination. Read more here.

Wigan act quickly

Wigan have acted quickly to bring in a new sponsor after their previous principal partner entered into administration. The new company was added to the clubs’ shirts last night. Read more here.

Best pundits

Serious About Rugby League has made a list of their five best pundits within the sport of rugby league. The sport has been given some great exposure in recent weeks.

Refereeing appointments

Robert Hicks will officiate a crunch clash in the Championship this weekend, with Ben Thaler also getting two fixtures to referee. Find the whole list of appointments here.

Hull KR double injury blow

The Hull Daily Mail has revealed that Hull KR duo Luis Johnson and Ben Crooks will be set for a spell on the sideline following a broken foot and knee injury respectively.

Cas deals

Castleford Tigers have announced three key sponsorship deals going forward into the 2022 Super League season. The club is steadily building on and off the field. Read more here.

Bentley on Saints and Leeds

Serious About Rugby League has revealed why new Leeds Rhinos signing James Bentley left St Helens and joined Leeds. Bentley also touched on his time at Saints.

Newman on NRL and union interest

Leeds Rhinos’ Harry Newman has told Leeds Live all about NRL and rugby union interest that came in for him before he signed his new deal at Headingley.

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