Rumour Mill: Tomkins future, SL stadium move hanging by a thread, Leeds duo set for exit & Wigan set for shock rival coaching appointment

Rugby League Latest – 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.

Wigan set for shock

Wigan will announce their coaching set-up later on today, with a shock rival expected to be included.

Turner shown the door

Jordan Turner was shown the door by Huddersfield Giants, which set the ball rolling for his move to Castleford, according to Serious About Rugby League.

Saints wave goodbye to six

St Helens have said goodbye to Lachlan Coote, Theo Fages, James Bentley, Kevin Naiqama, Josh Eaves and Joel Thompson.

RFL to investigate

Serious About Rugby League has revealed that the RFL are set to investigate allegations of crowd abuse in a semi-final play-off at the weekend.

Warrington lose Kibula

Warrington’s Samy Kibula has signed for Bradford Bulls.

Hull FC duo set for exit

Hull FC duo Mahe Fonua and Josh Bowden are nearing the exit door.

Clark suffering

Warrington’s Daryl Clark is set for hip surgery after suffering three separate injuries, Serious About Rugby League has revealed.

Tomkins on contract

Joel Tomkins has told Serious About Rugby League that he will honour his contract with the Leigh Centurions.

Ma’u to sign

Manu Ma’u is set to sign a new contract, according to the Hull Daily Mail.

Fev hit back

Featherstone Rovers have hit back against Scott Murrell for his comments on Rovers’ facilities, Serious About Rugby League has revealed.

Stadium move hanging by thread

Salford Red Devils’ planned stadium move is still facing a number of difficulties, according to Serious About Rugby League.

Leigh failed

Leigh and Derek Beaumont failed in their pursuit to sign a high-profile NRL coach, Serious About Rugby League has reported.

Dallas in jail

Ex-Wigan Warriors star was put back in prison following a theft, the Courier Mail has revealed.

The north not expansion

Former rugby league owner Mark Evans has told The Guardian that rugby league needs to concentrate on the north of England rather than expansion.

Walker close to full return

Though Jack Walker missed Leeds’ semi-final clash with St Helens, he is almost back to full fitness, according to Serious About Rugby League.

Dwyer amongst

Brad Dwyer was amongst those cited by the Disciplinary Match Panel for use of the knees in Leeds Rhinos’ 36-8 defeat to St Helens.

Leeds future unclear for duo

Luke Briscoe and Callum McLelland’s futures are still unclear, according to the Yorkshire Evening Post.

Hardaker’s future resolved

The Manchester Evening News has revealed that Zak Hardaker will be staying at Wigan next year.

Hull FC/Warrington chasing outcast

Hull FC and Warrington Wolves are reportedly chasing outcast NRL forward Kane Evans, according to RLtransfers on Twitter, with Wakefield also interested.

Hull after Bradford prop

Hull FC are also apparently chasing Bradford forward Ebon Scurr, according to RLtransfers on Twitter.

Daniel Craig opinion

James Bond’s Daniel Craig has given his honest assessment on rugby league, Serious About Rugby League has revealed.

Newcastle go full-time

Serious About Rugby League has revealed that Newcastle Thunder will be a full-time side in the Championship in 2022.

Murrell blasts Fev

Scott Murrell has blasted Featherstone Rovers for the state of their floodlights, Serious About Rugby League has revealed.

Racism investigation

Police are investigating a racist incident at a schools game in Leeds, the Yorkshire Evening Post has revealed.

Knowles hopeful

The St Helens Reporter has revealed that Morgan Knowles is confident of Super League returning to Cumbria.

Wigan departure

Joe Bullock has confirmed he will not be a Wigan player in 2022.

Mamo scared

Jake Mamo has told Through the Wire podcast that he scared about what the future holds.

Ellis slams previous clubs

Jamie Ellis has apparently took a swipe at his former Super League clubs, according to Serious About Rugby League.

Trueman speaks out

Jake Trueman has spoken about a refereeing incident, Serious About Rugby League has revealed.

Woolf on Saints

St Helens head coach Kristian Woolf has told Serious About Rugby League why he took the Saints job.

Hodgson explains

Brett Hodgson has explained why he signed NRL utility Joe Lovodua, Serious About Rugby League has revealed.

Forward in cocaine bust

Canterbury Bulldogs forward Ofahiki Ogden has been arrested for allegedly possessing cocaine, according to Serious About Rugby League.

Former RL owner slams Leigh

Former Melbourne Storm owner Mark Evans has slammed the decision to admit Leigh into Super League, The Guardian has reported.

Wells reveals all

Jon Wells has revealed that Castleford were close to signing this fullback under his tenure as Director of Rugby, Serious About Rugby League has reported.

Latest on Wire link

Serious About Rugby League has revealed the latest on Warrington’s link with Kane Evans.

Radford explains

Lee Radford has explained why he has handed Sam Hall another extension, Serious About Rugby League has revealed.

Fages destination

Theo Fages’ next destination has been revealed, according to Serious About Rugby League.

Hurrell’s club

Konrad Hurrell’s next club has been revealed by Leeds head coach Richard Agar, Serious About Rugby League has revealed.

Satae sweeps up at Hull awards night

Chris Satae swept up with three awards at Hull FC’s awards night, but was gutted with how Hull FC ended the 2021 season, Serious About Rugby League has reported.

Hull face departures

Hull FC duo Mahe Fonua and Josh Bowden are heading out of the MKM Stadium.

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