Rugby League News: Burgess police incidents, Wigan bring back new Leeds signing, Connor replacement & huge Super League club takeover

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…

Wigan bring back Leeds signing

Wigan Warriors have brought back a Leeds Rhinos signing to their squad for tomorrow’s Super League clash.

Wigan will also welcome back John Bateman. Read more here.

Ex-Leeds and Cas man finds club

A former Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers forward has been locked in his club for 2023.

It has been an illustrious career for the Grand Final winner. Read more here.

Two SL referees absent

There will be two big referring names absent for the Super League round this weekend.

Referee Jack Smith will be given the marquee gig this week. Read more here.

Salford takeover

The Salford Red Devils could be set for a huge takeover at the Super League club, according to Rugby League Live,

Sebastian Gerrard wants to take over both the club and the AJ Bell Stadium to keep Salford at the venue.

Munster to leave?

Melbourne Storm star Cameron Munster has rejected talks of a new deal at the club – for now.

The maverick halfback is attracting the attention of the Dolphins, according to Fox Sports.

Staggering McGuire deal

The Daily Telegraph has revealed the staggering deal that Josh McGuire had signed at the St George Illawarra Dragons.

It is an eye-watering figure and evidence that Warrington Wolves are not messing about. Read more here.

Burgess police incidents

Ex-Bradford Bulls and South Sydney Rabbitohs star Sam Burgess has been revealed to have amassed a number of police incidents.

The Daily Mail has revealed that there were 30 incidents that Burgess has been involved in. Read more here.

Connor replacement

Hull FC head coach Brett Hodgson has named Jake Connor’s replacement for this weekend’s game against Wakefield Trinity.

Jamie Shaul has also hit with some bizarre news. Read more here.

Hull KR make statement signing

Hull KR have made a statement signing that will form the cornerstone of the Rovers pack for years to come.

The Robins are building well for new boss Willie Peters. Read more here.

Newman’s heartbreaking news

Leeds Rhinos head coach Rohan Smith has given heartbreaking news on center Harry Newman.

The England center left the field midway through Leeds’ win over Hull KR. Read more here.

Shock Leeds return

Leeds Rhinos head coach Rohan Smith named his 21-man squad against Warrington Wolves yesterday.

There are two surprise returns for the West Yorkshire club. Read more here.

Whitbread future

Wakefield Trinity’s revelation Jai Whitbread has been locked in a Super League club for 2023.

Whitbread has been in brilliant form after joining from the Leigh Centurions in the off-season. Read more here.

Castleford crisis talks

Castleford Tigers head coach Lee Radford has revealed that he held talks with the RFL following the club incident last week.

Radford also gave an update on Danny Richardson, Jordan Turner and Sosaia Feki. Read more here.

Proctor’s move

Sacked NRL star Kevin Proctor has been linked with a Super League move in the past few weeks.

Proctor was sacked by Gold Coast Titans for vaping at half-time during an NRL fixture. Read more here.

Fifita’s staggering deal

Andrew Fifita’s staggering deal has been revealed after brother David tried to lure him to Super League.

The Daily Telegraph has revealed his staggering deal. Read more here.

Leeds overseas signing

Leeds Rhinos will be making an overseas signing for 2023 after head coach Rohan Smith confirmed one star’s departure. Read more here.

That star has been a key part of the Rhinos’ squad the past few years. Read more here.

Lineham’s ‘eye-opening’ experience

Former Wakefield Trinity, Warrington Wolves and Hull FC winger Tom Lineham has spoken about his ‘eye-opening- experience at Featherstone Rovers.

He spoke to Rovers TV about his experience so far at the club. Read more here.

Hardaker future

The biggest hint of the future of Leeds Rhinos star Zak Hardaker has been made.

Leeds head coach Rohan Smith has spoken about the future of the former Wigan Warriors man. Read more here.

Leutele replacement

Huddersfield Giants head coach Ian Watson has spoken about the possibility of replacing Ricky Leutele.

Leutele is set to leave the John Smith’s Stadium for a new club, with Watson looking for ‘quality’. Read more here.


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