Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Leeds Rhinos

Hardaker is a good egg, says McDermott

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Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott has praised Zak Hardaker for the way he took the disciplinary action that resulted from his behaviour at the World Cup. The young full-back was sent home from the competition by England coach Steve McNamara and was fined by the Rhinos on his return. “He’s had a bit of a controversial offseason with what happened ... Read More »

Rob Burrow: Rhinos are more determined than ever

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Leeds Rhinos scrum-half Rob Burrow says he and his team-mates are more determined than ever to win some silverware this season. The West Yorkshire club had only their second trophy-less campaign in seven years in 2013. Burrow says it has ignited a hunger in all of them. “We’re more determined than ever,” said the England and Great Britain international. “Of ... Read More »

Rhinos to take on London at full strength

Rhinos prop Ryan Bailey, now in his 13th season at Leeds. ©RLphotos

Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott has named a full-strength squad for Ryan Bailey’s testimonial match against London Broncos on Friday night. The lineup features no less than seven of England’s World Cup squad, including new signing Tom Briscoe, who will make his debut in front of a home crowd. Bailey starts at prop for his testimonial game as he kicks ... Read More »

Brett Delaney: Show up for Ryan Bailey’s testimonial

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Leeds Rhinos back-rower Brett Delaney believes Ryan Bailey deserves a big turn-out for his testimonial game against London Broncos this Friday night. The 28-year-old Australian, who lives with the English prop, believes the 13 years of service Bailey has under his belt warrants a bumper crowd. He also revealed he has a softer side. “Everyone thinks he is some big ... Read More »

Jamie Peacock to retire at end of 2015

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Leeds Rhinos legend Jamie Peacock has signed a contract extension that will see him hang his boots up at the end of 2015. The 36-year-old signed a similar deal in March of 2012, hinting he would call time on his career at the end of 2014, but a superb 2013 saw him think again. He will be just weeks from ... Read More »

Jamie Jones-Buchanan to end career as a one-club man

Jamie Jones-Buchanan in action against Warrington. ©RLPhotos

England forward Jamie Jones-Buchanan has signed a contract that will see him play out his career where he started it – with Leeds Rhinos. The 32-year-old, who writes a monthly column in Rugby League World magazine, penned a three-year deal that will see him at Headingley until the end of 2016. He said: “It is great to have agreed the ... Read More »

Rhinos squad for Hunslet friendly announced

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A mix of experience and youth has been assembled for Leeds Rhinos’ trip south of the river on Sunday to face Hunslet in the traditional Leeds Brewery Lazenby Cup clash. Competition for places in the squad that lines up at Hull KR on the season’s opening day is hotting up. Grand Final winners Kylie Leuluai and Ryan Bailey start in ... Read More »

Jimmy Keinhorst keen on Wildcats

Jimmy Keinhorst. ©RLPhotos

Leeds Rhinos players Jimmy Keinhorst and Luke Briscoe have both signed one-year loan agreements with Wakefield Trinity Wildcats. Keinhorst, 23, and Briscoe, 19, have linked up with Trinity in a bid to land themselves regular first-team action as the Wildcats look to rebuild following a host of off-season departures. Keinhorst made nine appearances for the Rhinos in Super League last ... Read More »

Leeds Rhinos win Social Media accolade

Leeds Rhinos winning the 2012 Grand Final. ©RLPhotos

Leeds Rhinos have been ranked as the fifth best professional sports club in the country in terms of how the club promotes itself via social media. In a report produced by the Sport Social Media Index, the Rhinos were ranked fifth in a ‘league table’ of 148 professional football clubs, rugby clubs of both codes and county cricket clubs in ... Read More »

Liam Sutcliffe aiming to build on 2013

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Leeds Rhinos stand-off Liam Sutcliffe knows he has a battle on his hands if he is to build on his 18 Super League appearances in 2013. The 19-year-old was handed his debut against St Helens last May and then kept hold of his spot in Brian McDermott’s side until the end of the season. For most of that time Sutcliffe ... Read More »