Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Leeds Rhinos

Leeds Rhinos rocked by Paul Aiton blow

Paul Aiton. ©RLPhotos

Leeds Rhinos have suffered another huge injury blow, as their hooker Paul Aiton will be out of action for up to three months. Just days after it was revealed Jamie Jones-Buchanan will miss a similar period of time, the Rhinos are set to lose the Papua New Guinea international for a significant chunk of the season after it was revealed ... Read More »

Jamie Jones-Buchanan: Injury isn’t age related

Jamie Jones-Buchanan. ©RLPhotos

Leeds second-rower Jamie Jones-Buchanan is set for a long spell on the sidelines after rupturing a bicep tendon in his right arm. The 32-year-old sustained the injury in the early stages of his side’s Super League clash with St Helens on March 28. He played on until half-time, when medics intervened. He underwent successful surgery last Friday and is hoping ... Read More »

Match report: Wakefield Wildcats 6-60 Leeds Rhinos


In a nutshell Leeds Rhinos outclassed Wakefield with 11 superb tries to cruise through to the next round of the Challenge Cup. How it unfolded 18’ – Rob Burrow opens the scoring after Leeds pile on the pressure. Sinfield converts: 0-6. 21’ – Sinfield unleashes a peach of a pass to put in Carl Ablett and extend the Rhinos’ lead. ... Read More »

Jones-Bishop dropped as Hall set for 200th appearance


Leeds and England winger Ryan Hall is set to make his 200th appearance for the Rhinos this weekend after being named in their 19-man squad to face Wakefield at the Rapid Solicitors stadium on Sunday, in round four of the Challenge Cup. Coach Brian McDermott has named a strong squad to face the plucky Wildcats, featuring Jamie Peacock, Kevin Sinfield ... Read More »

Jamie Jones-Buchanan out for three months

Jamie Jones-Buchanan. ©RLPhotos

Leeds Rhinos second-rower Jamie Jones-Buchanan is expected to spend three months on the sidelines after tearing his bicep against St Helens last Friday. The England international, and Rugby League World journalist, injured his arm in the 15th minute of the table-topping clash but was only taken off at half-time. It’s the latest in a long line of injury woes for ... Read More »

Jamie Jones-Buchanan plays through pain barrier

Jamie Jones-Buchanan. ©RLPhotos

Leeds coach Brian McDermott has revealed second-row star Jamie Jones-Buchanan played 25 minutes against St Helens last Friday night with a torn bicep muscle, and could now face several weeks on the sidelines. The 32-year-old sustained the painful injury after just 15 minutes but continued until half-time, when physios intervened and prevented the England international from returning to the field. ... Read More »

Liam Sutcliffe recalled by Rhinos

Liam Sutcliffe. ©RLPhotos

Leeds stand-off Liam Sutcliffe has been recalled by the Rhinos following a short-term loan spell at Bradford Bulls. The 19-year-old, who scored against Widnes yesterday, has impressed since arriving at the Provident Stadium in early March. “Liam has been fantastic for us, he has provided another number for us – in a key position,” said Bulls coach Francis Cummins. “In ... Read More »

Match Report: St Helens 14 Leeds Rhinos 10

In a Nutshell St Helens kept their unbeaten record with a thrilling victory capped with a late try by winger Tommy Makinson to snatch the game from a strong Rhinos side. How it unfolded St Helens came into the game without three suspended stars – Jon Wilkin, Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook and Kyle Amor – and with several others absent through injury. ... Read More »

Friday Flashback: St Helens v Leeds Rhinos


The Friday Flashback is a weekly feature that takes Friday night’s televised game in the Super League, and asks our followers on Twitter for their favourite clashes between the two sides over the years. This week we feature two sides who have some titanic tussles from down the years – Leeds and St Helens. The Super League history between the ... Read More »