Thursday, December 25, 2014
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Leeds Rhinos

Jamie Jones-Buchanan plays through pain barrier

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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

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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

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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 »

Match preview: St Helens v Leeds Rhinos

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It is arguably the match of the season so far, as the only two remaining unbeaten sides in Super League lock horns at Langtree Park. Table-topping St Helens – who have won all six of their opening games – take on Leeds, who have dropped just a solitary point so far in Super League XIX. It promises to be a ... Read More »

Leeds Rhinos duo to feature for Hunslet

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Leeds Rhinos’ duo Ryan Bailey and Chris Clarkson will sensationally feature for dual-registration club Hunslet Hawks this weekend, as they look for some minutes out on the field. Clarkson featured in last Friday’s win over London Broncos whilst Bailey missed out last week having played against Widnes a week earlier. Both will get the chance to get some game time ... Read More »

Delaney was a walking ball of pain, says McDermott

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Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott claims he had no choice but to leave forward Brett Delaney out of the side that defeated London on Friday night. Delaney was left battered and bruised following the win over Widnes the previous week and, as much as McDermott admires the 28-year-old and his style of play, the coach knows that a rest was ... Read More »

Hall rejected offers from NRL, rugby union to stay at Leeds

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Leeds and England winger Ryan Hall admits he didn’t give much consideration to any interest from elsewhere before re-signing for the Rhinos on a five-year contract, rejecting offers from the NRL and rugby union in the process. “I still had three years left on my previous contract so no one was expecting me to leave or walk out the door, ... Read More »

Video highlights: Leeds Rhinos 54-6 London Broncos

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Extensive video highlights from Friday’s Super League clash between Leeds Rhinos and London Broncos at Headingley Carnegie Stadium. Click here to read our report. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the social media platform of your ... Read More »