Premium: Leeds fail in incredible move to try re-sign Danny McGuire

Leeds Rhinos have tried and failed with a sensational bid to bring Danny McGuire back to the club for the final months of his playing career. McGuire has already confirmed that this season will be his last as a player, but League Express can reveal that the Rhinos enquired with Hull Kingston Rovers about a sensational switch for the 36-year-old…

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Lilley disappointed over lack of contact from Leeds admits his Rhinos career is over

Jordan Lilley admits that, while he knows he will not be getting a new contract with Leeds Rhinos in 2020, he is still yet to speak to anyone at the club about it, saying that news of his impending release has only come via his agent. The scrum-half, who was tipped for a bright future at his hometown club when…

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Agar insists no long-term discussions have been held over Leeds coaching role

Interim Leeds coach Richard Agar says he has given no thought to whether he even wants to consider the prospect of a full-time return to coaching – adding that no discussions have taken place over how long he could be in charge of the Rhinos for. Agar has been thrust into a return to coaching following Dave Furner’s sacking on…

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Leeds Rhinos sack coach David Furner after disappointing start to 2019

Leeds Rhinos have announced that they have parted company with Dave Furner after just six months in charge of the club. The Rhinos, who have won just four league games this season and are third from bottom of Super League, say that Director of Rugby Kevin Sinfield and Chief Executive Gary Hetherington met with Furner before deeming that the club…

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Family comes first, insists Furner, as Leeds pledges full support to Trent Merrin

Leeds coach Dave Furner insists that rugby is a secondary issue to personal problems, after he and the Rhinos have said they will do everything possible to support Trent Merrin. Merrin is back in Australia on compassionate grounds following a family bereavement, and while Furner revealed at his weekly press conference that there is a flight booked for him to come…

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Watch Rugby League Back Chat (4th Apr) online now

On Rugby League Back Chat this week, Leeds Rhinos CEO Gary Hetherington and top Women’s Super League star Jodie Cunningham (St Helens) join host Matt Shaw along with League Express editor Martyn Sadler to discuss the Golden Point, the kick off to the new season of Women’s Super League and Canadian club Ottawa’s push towards Super League. First broadcast on…

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This week’s Rugby League Back Chat (Thur 4th Apr)

Leeds Rhinos CEO Gary Hetherington and top Women’s Super League star Jodie Cunningham (St Helens) join host Matt Shaw along with League Express editor Martyn Sadler to discuss the Golden Point, the kick off to the new season of Women’s Super League and Canadian club Ottawa’s push towards Super League. Rugby League Back Chat is broadcast weekly on Freesports TV.…

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Furner pleased with Lolohea’s reaction to being dropped for Catalans trip

Leeds coach Dave Furner admits half-back Tui Lolohea was not happy about being dropped for the trip to Catalans last weekend – but admits he’s been pleased with the reaction of the Tongan international as he ponders a return for Thursday’s clash with Castleford. Lolohea was left out by Furner as the Rhinos suffered another defeat, this time in the…

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Yaha scores four tries as Dragons edge out Rhinos

Leeds Rhinos gave a better performance than in some of their recent matches, but they went down a 26-22 defeat today against the Catalans Dragons in Perpignan, with winger Fouad Yaha, who returned to the club from rugby union earlier this season, scoring four tries. The Rhinos took an early 12-point lead with two tries from Ash Handley, the first…

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