Furner says Leeds eyeing up two more ‘world-class’ signings: as he confirms Merrin interest

New Leeds coach Dave Furner says the Rhinos are still in the hunt for two more ‘world-class’ signings – and admits prop Trent Merrin could well be one of them. Furner met the media for the first time on Tuesday, having only landed in the country hours earlier to begin his coaching career with Leeds – despite false media speculation…

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O’Loughlin insists he’s staying at Wigan in 2019 despite Leeds speculation

Wigan and England captain Sean O’Loughlin has insisted that he is close to signing a new deal that will keep him with the Warriors in 2019. O’Loughlin’s future became unclear when it emerged that Leeds were interested in a sensational swoop for the 35-year-old. The player himself admitted it was nice to receive interest from elsewhere – but says he…

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Hetherington promises ‘key announcements’ at Leeds to ensure they compete in 2019

Leeds chief executive has told the club’s members there will be a number of ‘key announcements’ throughout the upcoming off-season which will enable the Rhinos to compete for honours again in 2019. 2018 has been a season of disaster for the reigning Super League champions, having ended the regular season in the bottom-four and only avoiding the Million Pound Game…

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Richie Myler insists former club Catalans have proven critics wrong with cup win

Former Catalans half-back Richie Myler believes the 2018 Challenge Cup winners have proven those who doubted their place at the top table wrong with their historic success at Wembley last year. Myler left Catalans following last year’s Million Pound Game win over Leigh to join Leeds Rhinos, but admits he was thrilled for his former team-mates after beating Warrington and…

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Rhinos too strong for London Broncos

Leeds Rhinos survived a late rally from London Broncos to win 32-48 at the Trailfinders Stadium in Ealing on Sunday. And they did it with the help of three tries in 14 minutes from departing star Joel Moon, which saw the Rhinos lead 16-0 at that point. Although Kieran Dixon grabbed a try for the Broncos, Leeds scored two more…

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Rhinos ace Robinson hopes Challenge Cup final can be the catalyst for women’s game

Leeds Rhinos centre Sophie Robinson believes this weekend’s Challenge Cup Final will be the perfect way to open up the women’s game to a whole new audience. Both the Challenge Cup final between the Rhinos and Castleford Tigers, and the preceding Plate final between Bradford Bulls and Stanningley, will be live streamed through the OurLeague membership app, meaning some of…

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Sinfield wants Leeds players to start enjoying rugby again ahead of must-win Widnes clash

Leeds director of rugby, Kevin Sinfield admits he is trying to get his players to simply enjoy playing again, although he wants them to show how much they care too, about their current predicament over the season-defining period which begins with tonight’s game against Widnes. Defeat for the reigning Super League champions tonight would consign them to a spell in…

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