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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.