Jack Walker hoping to complete remarkable journey to first-team on Friday

17-year-old Jack Walker will be hoping he can defy the odds again and make his Leeds debut this Friday when the Rhinos take on Doncaster in the Challenge Cup. Walker is in his second season with the Rhinos Academy but his career was nearly over before it started a few years ago, when he suffered a fractured skull while playing amateur rugby…

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COLUMN: My five early Man of Steel front-runners

With Easter out of the way, I thought I’d look at something a little different in my TotalRL column this week. This is traditionally the time of year where we accept the table is beginning to take shape: so why not peruse through the pack of contenders and pick out five early front-runners for the Man of Steel award? There’s…

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REPORT: Rhinos hold off Vikings to move top

By Michael Hale  Leeds Rhinos 42-22 Widnes Vikings LEEDS RHINOS fought off a second half comeback from Widnes Vikings to move joint top of the Super League. Early tries from Kallum Watkins, Matt Parcell and Joel Moon saw Leeds take an 18-0 lead in as many minutes. Tom Gilmore converted his own try to bring Widnes onto the board midway…

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Rhinos secure convincing win over Hull FC

Leeds Rhinos demonstrated that they will be title contenders this season with a comprehensive 24-52 defeat of Hull FC at the KCOM Stadium in front of 15,487 spectators. The Rhinos imposed themselves early in the game, with skipper Danny McGuire scoring after six minutes and Liam Sutcliffe adding the goal. Steve Michaels then touched down Albert Kelly’s kick to the…

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QUIZ: Can you name every ground to have hosted Super League fixtures?

It’s time for another quiz – and this one is a teaser! 40 grounds have hosted regular Super League action since the competition’s inception in 1996 – and we want you to name as many as you can in just 10 minutes! To be clear, we’re leaving out venues which have held ‘on the road’ fixtures – with the exception…

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Warrington defeat Leeds for first win of the season

Declan Patton’s kicking game played a great part in helping Warrington Wolves to their first win of the season tonight, as they overcame Leeds Rhinos 25-14 at the Halliwell Jones Stadium. Warrington were fortunate in the first minute of the game, when Ben Westwood was sinbinned for an illegal challenge on Leeds star Liam Sutcliffe after Sutcliffe had kicked downfield.…

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Ferres apologises to Gildart as he weighs up whether to appeal six-match ban

Leeds Rhinos forward Brett Ferres has apologised to Wigan’s Oliver Gildart following the tackle which left the centre facing up to three months out injured – but he did express his disappointment at being given a six-match ban: a punishment he is considering appealing. Ferres was involved in an apparent crusher tackle which saw the RFL’s disciplinary panel hand out…

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