Monday, October 20, 2014
Rugby League News

Leeds Rhinos

Throwback Thursday: Leeds’ Grand Final win of 2004

Leeds Rhinos 2004

We’ve a very special edition of our Throwback Thursday this week; as it is the tenth anniversary to the day of a historic Super League moment. In the early years of Super League, the Leeds Rhinos had seriously struggled to make a major impact on the upper echelons of the division. They appeared in the very first Grand Final of ... Read More »

Hetherington fine upheld


An independent Operational Rules tribunal has upheld the £1,000 fine imposed on Leeds Rhinos Chief Executive Gary Hetherington for questioning the motivation and integrity of an investigation into an incident in his club’s First Utility Super League fixture against St Helens played on Friday August 29. Mr Hetherington challenged the RFL’s decision to impose the fine but the Tribunal ruled ... Read More »

Joel Moon: Leeds Rhinos are still embarrassed


Leeds Rhinos centre Joel Moon admits it was embarrassing for the Rhinos to be knocked out of the play-offs in round one, but he still believes the club has had a good season. The Rhinos beat Castleford to win the Challenge Cup, but ended the year on a sour note, losing their last six Super League games in a row ... Read More »

Six of the Best: Super League Grand Final moments

Will it be Wigan's year again?

Grand Final week can only mean one thing – all of our regular weekly features turn into Grand Final-related ones! For this week’s Six of the Best, we’ve been asking all week for the Old Trafford moments that stand out in your mind, and there are certainly plenty to choose from! We’ve had nominations from as recent as last year, ... Read More »

Chris Clarkson joins Widnes on loan for 2015


Widnes Vikings have signed Leeds Rhinos utility forward Chris Clarkson on a one-year loan deal for the 2015 First Utility Super League season. Clarkson has struggled to hold down a regular place in the Leeds side this year – even spending time out on dual-reg with Championship One side Hunslet – but he will join up with the Vikings in ... Read More »

Reports: Hetherington tries to block Todd Carney transfer

Todd Carney is a former Dally M Medal winner and is recognised as one of the best half-backs on the planet

Leeds Rhinos chief executive Gary Hetherington has allegedly urged his fellow Super League bosses to try block disgraced NRL star Todd Carney’s move to Catalan Dragons. The Australian, who was sacked by Cronulla Sharks in June after an inappropriate photo of him went viral, signed a three-year deal with the Dragons recently but the contract is yet to be approved ... Read More »

Leeds Rhinos have had successful season, says Hetherington


Leeds Rhinos chief executive Gary Hetherington insists that despite their early exit from the Super League play-offs, the club have had a successful season. Defeat to Catalan last weekend saw the Rhinos exit the play-offs with a whimper – suffering their sixth successive defeat either side of a first Challenge Cup win since 1999. And despite that poor league form, ... Read More »

Gary Hetherington charged with improper conduct by RFL


Leeds Rhinos Chief Executive Gary Hetherington has been charged with Improper Conduct for questioning the motivation and integrity of an RFL investigation into an incident in his club’s First Utility Super League fixture against St Helens played on Friday August 29. Hetherington is charged with a breach of Operational Rule D1.8 (c) (Improper Conduct) by engaging in conduct which is ... Read More »

Dragons shock Rhinos at Headingley

Catalan Dragons will now meet Huddersfield Giants on Friday night in the next round of the Super League playoffs, after they shocked their hosts Leeds Rhinos 20-24 in tonight’s elimination playoff in a Headingley thriller. And then snatched victory two minutes from time, when halfback Sam Williams, who will return to the NRL at the end of the season, pounced ... Read More »

Hardaker or Escare: Who is Super League’s best No.1?


As seems to be the case every year when it comes to the Super League Dream Team, there are a fair few candidates who have split opinion when it comes to their inclusion – or exclusion – from the side. And this year, most of the talk seems to be based around who should be the full-back for Super League’s ... Read More »