Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Match preview: Bradford Bulls v Leeds Rhinos


The fiercely anticipated West Yorkshire derby between Bradford Bulls and Leeds Rhinos takes place at the Provident Stadium this evening, with Bradford looking for the win that could take them off the bottom of the Super League ladder. Still marooned on -2 points after their penalty for going into administration, the Bulls are in desperate need of points so early ... Read More »

Mac backs 400-up Burrow

Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott has sung the praises of star halfback Rob Burrow, who is set to make his 400th appearance for the club against Bradford Bulls on Thursday night. Burrow will become only the twelfth player in the club’s history to reach the landmark in Blue and Amber, behind John Holmes (625 games), Fred Webster (543), John Atkinson ... Read More »

Leeds Rhinos rest Jamie Peacock for Bulls derby


Fresh off the back of his 500th career appearance last weekend, Leeds Rhinos have rested Jamie Peacock ahead of their Easter Thursday clash against local rivals Bradford Bulls. Peacock – who served the Bulls with great distinction until his departure in 2005 – will miss out for the Rhinos in their traditional derby clash which kicks off the Easter period. ... Read More »

Sinfield: Retirement crossed my mind, but not for long


International Rugby League, at the top strata, is formally back on the agenda. The long-delayed announcement of the 2014 Four Nations, which will see England face the Pacific qualifiers in a Brisbane double-header, Australia in Melbourne and New Zealand in Dunedin, with the final at the ‘Cake Tin’ in Wellington on 15th November, has re-ignited the World Cup feelgood factor, ... Read More »

Match report: Leeds Rhinos 42-6 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats


In a nutshell Leeds recorded another resounding win against Wakefield. How it unfolded First-half: The Rhinos were 24-0 up at the break, as scores from Liam Sutcliffe, Ryan Hall, Carl Ablett and Tom Briscoe put Leeds in control at the break. Second-half: Jamie Peacock got the landmark try his performance deserved, but Chris Clarkson extended the lead. Jarrod Sammut got ... Read More »

Match preview: Leeds Rhinos v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats


It is set to be an emotional night at Headingley Carnegie Stadium, as prop Jamie Peacock makes his 500th appearance for the club against Wakefield Trinity Wildcats tonight. The Wildcats were actually Peacock’s very first opponents – on exactly the same day 15 years ago, 11 April 1999 – making it a poignant night to reach such a historic landmark. ... Read More »

Brian McDermott praises veteran Leeds Rhinos duo


Leeds Rhinos head coach Brian McDermott has lavished praise upon two of his veteran forwards, as they reach differing landmarks in tonight’s clash against Wakefield Trinity Wildcats. It promises to be a real celebration at Headingley Carnegie, as former Bradford and Great Britain captain Jamie Peacock brings up his 500th career appearance against the Wildcats – the club against whom ... Read More »

Leeds Rhinos have injury doubts for Wakefield clash


Leeds Rhinos head coach Brian McDermott has suggested he may make several changes to his team for this Friday’s clash with Wakefield Trinity Wildcats. After triumphing against the Wildcats in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup last weekend, McDermott revealed at his pre-match press conference that there could be some changes, as a couple of his key players have doubts hanging over ... Read More »

Jamie Peacock claims Wakefield game is his 500th


Leeds forward Jamie Peacock has moved to clear up the confusion as to whether this Friday’s game against Wakefield is his 500th career appearance, amid claims there is an unofficial clash in his tally. One of his previous 499 games came for Great Britain against Newcastle Division back in 2006 – a game when GB used an irregular amount of ... Read More »