Rugby League News: Wilkin blasts Wigan, Connor’s move, two Super League clubs chase NRL centre & Field’s Super League offer

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…

Radford digs Connor 

Castleford Tigers head coach Lee Radford has taken another dig at Hull FC’s Jake Connor as well as his own player Joe Westerman. It follows in the wake of Castleford’s dismal loss to Wakefield Trinity on Friday night. Read more here.

Radford slammed his side’s performance following that defeat with some harsh truths. Read more here.

Two SL sides chase NRL man

According to Yorkshire Live, the Huddersfield Giants and Catalans Dragons are chasing Gold Coast Titans centre Esan Marsters.

Huddersfield face the prospect of losing Ricky Leutele given the elongated contract negotiations.

Hull owner wants £25 million

Hull FC owner has spoken to League Express about how he wants £25 million to be invested into rugby league.

Adam Pearson told the publication:

French’s major deal

Wigan Warriors’ Bevan French is ‘very close’ to a major deal, according to the man himself when interviewed by Sky Sports pundit Jenna Brooks.

Those words were uttered in the wake of Wigan’s 46-4 demolition of Hull KR. Read more here.

Cas stadium news

Hidden amongst that Castleford game was major news on the Tigers’ stadium.

The club released important information regarding the redevelopment of the Jungle. Read more here.

Hull FC’s Connor move

Hull FC head coach Brett Hodgson was in the thick of the limelight last week following a poor loss to Castleford Tigers. However, Jake Connor was also involved in that and a move against Toulouse Olympique on Saturday. Read more here.

That game also saw prop forward Scott Taylor give out a huge offer. Read more here.

Ex-Warrington man’s testicle exploded

A former Warrington Wolves star feels a bit later this week after his testicle EXPLODED in training.

It meant that he had to have it removed, but he remained in superb spirits despite the loss. Read more here.

Smith on new signing

Leeds Rhinos boss Rohan Smith has revealed how he identified a new signing that is coming through the doors at Headingley.

So far, Smith has brought in Toulouse Olympique prop Justin Sangare for 2023. Read more here.

Chase’s shock revelation

Ex-Castleford Tigers and Salford Red Devils star Rangi Chase has talked to Serious About Rugby League about a shock revelation.

The maverick has spoken about drug and alcohol abuse as well as suicidal thoughts. Read more here.

Field and Dufty almost joined SL club

Wigan Warriors star Jai Field almost joined Leeds Rhinos a few years ago, but it has now been revealed that the livewire almost joined another Super League club. Read more here.

The same can also be said of Matt Dufty who has rejected a Super League club a number of times. Read more here.

Leigh signing

Leigh Centurions have secured the signing of a major coup as owner Derek Beaumont weaves his magic over the club.

Beaumont has bankrolled Leigh the past few years in the hope of Super League promotion. Read more here.

Leutele to SL rivals?

Huddersfield Giants boss Ian Watson has admitted that Ricky Leutele could be heading out of the John Smith’s Stadium in 2022.

And, Leutele has been linked with two Super League rivals. Read more here.

Sinfield future bombshell

Leeds Rhinos legend Kevin Sinfield has dropped a bombshell on his future on the Ventur Further podcast. Read more here.

Sinfield has also dropped a hint over his third gruelling challenge for Rob Burrow and MND. Read more here.

SL table if teams owned their stadium

Serious About Rugby League has written an article about Super League teams and owning their stadium.

A table has been created of the best teams throughout the divisions who rightfully own their own venues. Read more here.

SL target requests immediate release

Super League target Marty Taupau has requested an immediate release from his Manly Sea Eagles contract, Fox Sports has reported.

In doing so, Taupau is hoping to join a new club immediately. Read more here.

Wilkin blasts Wigan

Wigan Warriors may have won 46-4 against Hull KR last Thursday night but it’s fair to say that Sky Sports pundit Jon Wilkin wasn’t too impressed.

Meanwhile, KR suffered four awful injuries in that game. Read more on Wilkin’s comments here.

Sutcliffe on shock move

Leeds Rhinos stalwart Liam Sutcliffe has had his say on a shock rumoured move to Super League rivals, the Yorkshire Evening Post has reported.

Sutcliffe has been at Headingley his whole career but has been linked with a move away. Read more here.

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