Rugby League Transfer Rumours and Player Moves Update

The Rugby League Rumor Mill Heats Up with Player and Coaching Moves

Wests Tigers Shake-Up

The Wests Tigers CEO Shane Richardson has reportedly traveled to the UK with the goal of offloading some of the club’s underperforming stars. England international John Bateman is allegedly at the top of Richardson’s list, with the Tigers willing to release him from the final two years of his contract. Additionally, Tigers half-back Jayden Sullivan and versatile back Brent Naden have also been offered to Super League clubs.

Tom Amone Joins Canterbury Bulldogs

Leigh Leopards forward Tom Amone has confirmed that he will depart the club at the end of the season, securing a two-year deal with the Canterbury Bulldogs in the NRL from 2025.

Sam Burgess Linked to Parramatta Eels

Warrington’s Sam Burgess is being linked with an early return to the NRL, with the Parramatta Eels reportedly interested in his services as they seek a replacement for the recently sacked Brad Arthur.

Olly Russell’s Future in Focus

Huddersfield Giants half-back Olly Russell is set to leave the club, with Hull FC and potentially other Super League sides monitoring his situation for a potential loan move.

Eribe Doro Attracts Hull KR’s Attention

Across the city, Hull KR are chasing the signature of highly-rated Bradford Bulls prop Eribe Doro, who has been described as the “best player in the Championship” by his current head coach.

Tommy Makinson Moves to Catalan Dragons

St Helens legend Tommy Makinson has confirmed that he will depart the Totally Wicked Stadium at the end of the season, with a move to the Catalan Dragons rumored.

PNG Talent in Demand

Across the league, several Papua New Guinea stars plying their trade in Super League are on alert, as reports suggest a new NRL franchise based in PNG is likely to enter the competition ahead of the 2028 season.

Mathieu Pons Joins Hull KR on Trial

Finally, Hull KR have taken young French outside-back Mathieu Pons on trial, and he could be set for a loan spell with Halifax Panthers before potentially joining the Robins permanently.

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