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They were busy 24 hours with important Super League and NRL stories.
Here is a summary of everything that happened …
Leeds man’s huge ban
A Leeds Rhinos man received a huge five-match ban from the Court of Operations Rules last night.
He was not alone, however, as a Warrington Wolves man also received a lengthy suspension. Read more here.
A fictitious future
Serious About Rugby League has revealed the latest on the future of Wakefield Trinity star David Fifita.
He is out of contract at the end of the season but has been with Trinity for six years at the time in the UK. Read more here.
Castleford Tigers star Jake Trueman has now confirmed his future for 2023.
He has been at the Jungle since 2017 and made 100 appearances for Castleford at the time. Read more here.
Edwards’ big move?
Castleford Tigers head coach Lee Radford said there could be a big move for Kenny Edwards. BBC Radio Leeds revealed.
Edwards has been a bright light for the West Yorkshire side in 2022 as they struggle. Read more here.
Will Wigan Warriors star John Bateman play the Salford Red Devils tonight? He missed last week’s win over Castleford Tigers, with head coach Matt Peet talking about the back rower. Read more here.
Peet also revealed a huge blow for the Warriors entering this week’s setup. Read more here.
Widdop is approaching a move
Warrington Wolves star Gareth Widdop is reportedly close to a huge move to the Castleford Tigers, according to Rugby League Live. Widdop appears to be the next outside the door of Daryl Powell’s rebuild at Halliwell Jones Stadium. Mahe Fonua, George Griffin and Sosaia Feki are also expected to stay at the Jungle, and the trio are signing new deals according to the release.
However, Warrington was bolstered by a new signing welcome to the club. Read more here.
Last night, Catalans Dragons announced the re-signing of a winger who posed a big question about Tom Johnstone.
The Wakefield Trinity winger has been heavily linked with a move to Stade Gilbert Brutus, but what happens now? Read more here.
SL stadium hit by vandals
Super League Stadium was hit by vandals at night, according to the Wigan Today.
Police were involved with the club in sending a plea for possible witnesses. Read more here.
Leeds Live revealed the latest plans to recruit Leeds Rhinos.
The publication reported that Rhyse Martin will be the next priority, although likes of Jack Broadbent and Alex Mellor are expected to leave.
Cooper reveals why
Mike Cooper, a man from the Warrington Wolves, has revealed why he is leaving the club to join the Wigan Warriors. Read more here.
His surprise move was confirmed yesterday with the rebuilding of Daryl Powell well and truly on the road at Halliwell Jones Stadium. Read more here.
Hodgson is not a fan of rule
Hull FC head coach Brett Hodgson said in the aftermath of his side’s loss to Wakefield Trinity over the weekend that he was not a fan of a particular rule.
Are you a fan of it? Let us know in the comments. Read more here.
The next Channel 4 game
Channel 4 has significantly impressed viewers in 2022 so far with its unrivaled coverage.
Despite the success, the next Super League game is a long way off. Read more about the date here.
Brown to SL?
Former St Helens and Huddersfield Giants head coach Nathan Brown has been sacked by the New Zealand Warriors.
Brown has also previously coached St George Illawarra Dragons and Newcastle Knights, but could he return to the Super League? Read more here.
Hull FC surprise exit?
One great Hull FC performer could head for the exit, but could he leave for another Super League side?
It will be another rebuild for head coach Brett Hodgson entering the 2023 season. Read more here.
SL clubs chase Bradford man
A whole host of Super League clubs are reportedly prosecuting Bradford Bulls player, according to Mark Wilson of Main Sport.
He made a big impression in the Championship in 2022 and was backed for a big move. Read more here.
Hastings burns fire
Ex-Wigan Warriors and Salford Red Devils star Jackson Hastings fueled the fire of a possible move by the Wests Tigers just months after signing.
Hastings, of course, left the Super League in late 2021. Read more here.
Woolf is said to be a favorite for work
St Helens head coach Kristian Woolf reportedly emerged as the favorite for the hot seat at the Wests Tigers or New Zealand Warriors following the dismissal of Michael Maguire and Nathan Brown respectively, according to the Daily Telegraph.
Woolf has earned a huge reputation for himself in the UK, winning two Grand Finals and a World Cup. Read more here.
Former St Helens back forward Luke Thompson could be ready for a sensational move, according to Fox Sports.
However, for Sports Newsit would be ‘impossible to understand’ Thompson relocating here. Read more here.