Rugby League News: Burrow health update, Super League stadium blaze, Radford speaks out on Love Island & Shaul to a Super League rival? -

Rugby League News: Burrow health update, Super League stadium blaze, Radford speaks out on Love Island & Shaul to a Super League rival?

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…

Pearce-Paul move?

Wigan Warriors’ Kai Pearce-Paul has been linked with a sensational player-swap deal. Read more on the deal here.

Wigan Today has also revealed just what Wigan head coach Matt Peet had to say on the issue. Read more here.

Poching and Powell

Willie Poching revealed what he thinks of Warrington Wolves player George Williams after victory over Daryl Powell’s men yesterday. Read more here.

Daryl Powell has spoken about why his side continue to lose after they went down to Wakefield Trinity. Read more here.

Channel Cup Final date and venue 2023

Serious About Rugby League contacted the RFL about the potential venue for the Challenge Cup in 2023.

The governing body were also asked about the potential date for the showpiece event after it was moved forward in 2022 due to the World Cup. Read more here.

French future

Wigan Warriors star Bevan French has been linked to a Super League rival, with the livewire fullback breaking his silence on those rumours. Read more here.

Wigan boss Matt Peet also had his own say on his future. Read more here. And, the rival coach has had his say on potentially making a move for him. Read more here.

Hodgson’s Connor admission

Hull FC head coach Brett Hodgson has made a big admission on Jake Connor following the Black and Whites’ defeat to Catalans Dragons on Saturday.

Much has been said of Connor’s future. Read more here.

Burgess move

Ex-Bradford Bulls and South Sydney Rabbitohs star Sam Burgess is set to make a huge career move, according to the Daily Telegraph.

It would be the end of Burgess’ time in the wilderness following his court case. Read more here.

Warrington set for huge trio

Warrington Wolves are not done in the transfer market yet with head coach Daryl Powell determined to build the side he wants at the Halliwell Jones Stadium. In fact, according to the Daily Telegraph, the Wolves are expected to make the signing of a huge trio. Read more here.

Warrington, however, are also being primed for exits – with a number of them being high-profile. Read more here.

Hurrell future

Serious About Rugby League has addressed the future of St Helens centre Konrad Hurrell.

The Tonga international is out of contract at the end of the season and he currently has no club for 2023. Could he move to a Super League rival? Read more here.

Shaul to a SL rival?

Could Hull FC stalwart Jamie Shaul move to a Super League rival?

Serious About Rugby League has broached the potential for Shaul to move with the fullback out of contract at the end of the year. Read more here.

Burrow latest

Leeds Rhinos legend Rob Burrow and his wife Lindsay have spoken about the horrific time when Rob was diagnosed with MND.

Since then, the rugby league world has got behind Burrow with diminutive figure posting a major update on his health. Read more here.

SL fire

Over the weekend, some piece of news may have taken a number of people by surprise.

A fire broke out at a Super League stadium with firefighters needing to be called out to dampen the flames. Read more here.

Leeming’s surprise release

Huddersfield Giants assistant coach Luke Robinson revealed earlier in the week that hooker Kruise Leeming was released by a shock Super League side.

Leeming has established himself as one of the most potent attacking threats in the Leeds Rhinos side. Read more here.

Bateman slams Sky Sports

Wigan Warriors star John Bateman has taken a swipe at Sky Sports with the lack of rugby league coverage.

Sky, of course, are the biggest broadcasters involved in rugby league, but they are not free from scrutinisation. Read more here.

Channel 4 fixtures and host

There have been six Super League games covered by Channel 4 so far in 2022, but just which fixtures have pulled in the most viewers? Read more here.

There will also be a change in host for the next game covered by the broadcaster as Serious About Rugby League can exclusively reveal. Read more here.

Thompson’s incredible deal

Former St Helens star Luke Thompson has been revealed as one of the greatest earners in his position, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.

He signed a deal that would make Super League clubs’ eyes water. Find out the amount here.

Cas forward exits

A Castleford Tigers forward has left the Jungle on a short-term deal despite the fact that Lee Radford only named a 20-man squad for the weekend’s clash against Toulouse Olympique. Read more here.

Radford’s shock at Love Island

Castleford Tigers head coach Lee Radford has spoken of his shock that one of his players has quit rugby league to join Love Island!

He told the Daily Star: “Obviously, it was shock originally. But I am not on social media and I am probably not down with the kids at the minute.”

Hull KR major blow

Hull KR’s head coach Tony Smith confirmed that one of their key players will be out for an extended period, according to Hull Live

The Robins lost out to St Helens yesterday in a 26-18 defeat. Read more here.

Miller future

Wakefield Trinity boss Willie Poching is unsure whether or not they will be able to keep Jacob Miller whilst Castleford Tigers have focused on a new recruitment plan, League Express has reported.

The publication has also revealed that St Helens want to keep James Roby at the club.

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