RL Today: McGillvary injury blow, Mulhern to Leigh & Wigan youngster heading to Leeds

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Jermaine McGillvary major injury blow

Huddersfield could be without winger Jermaine McGillvary for the remainder of the 2022 season. (Yorkshire Post)

The former England international suffered an injury in the side’s 25-0 defeat to St Helens in Round 19. It has been reported that he could miss up to 12 weeks with a knee injury.

Leigh linked with Super League prop

Leigh look set to sign Warrington forward Rob Mulhern for the 2023 campaign. (Examiner Live)

The one-time England international made the switch to the Halliwell Jones Stadium ahead of the 2021 season. However, 2022 looks to be his last with the Super League side.

James McDonnell heading to Leeds

Wigan youngster James McDonnell is heading to Leeds Rhinos for the 2023 season. (Leeds Live

The back-rower or centre made his professional debut with the Warriors in 2020 having worked through the club’s academy systems.

He has spent most of 2022 on loan at Leigh in the Championship.

RFL make changes to loan rules

The Rugby Football League has made a change to their transfer deadline day rules. (Examiner Live)

Players who are currently out on loan will be free to continue playing for the remainder of the season without being ineligible for their parent club.

Halifax to appeal Gwaze ban

Halifax Panthers have confirmed that they will appeal the eight-match ban handed to forward Titus Gwaze. He received a Grade F charge for lifting an injured Hakim Miloudi during the Championship clash against Barrow.

Sione Mata’utia recently only received a three-match ban for the same incident.

Ireland international makes League 1 move

Rochdale Hornets have signed Ireland international Pat Moran on loan for the remainder of the League 1 season. He joins from Newcastle Thunder.


Former Ireland and Great Britain international prop and current Sky Sports pundit Barrie McDermott turns 50 today (July 22)

Also celebrating; Ex-international forward Nick Fozzard (45), former Castleford captain Michael Shenton (37), Wales international and Swinton captain Rhodri Lloyd (29), Toulouse winger Latrell Schaumkel (28) and Wigan hooker Brad O’Neill (20).


Wigan became the first Super League club in 2022 to reach 100 tries against Leeds on Thursday. However, they fell to a 42-12 defeat at Headingley Stadium.