Leeds land Manly hooker Parcell

Leeds Rhinos have completed the signing of hooker Matt Parcell from NRL side Manly Sea Eagles on a three-year contract. The 24-year-old has joined the Rhinos for an undisclosed fee, with Parcell’s arrival coming as the club looks to replace James Segeyaro, who has expressed his desire to leave the club. Parcell started his career at Brisbane Broncos before joining…

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Leeds looking for quick solution to Headingley redevelopment plans

Plans to redevelop Headingley have taken another blow, after both Leeds Rhinos and Yorkshire County Cricket Club withdrew planning applications after discussions with Leeds City Council. The two clubs have requested a conclusion at the earliest possible opportunity, with the hope of an agreement being reached on January 12th. The project is set cost £39 million, but a funding issue…

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Cuthbertson backs Leeds targets to succeed if signed

Adam Cuthbertson believes both Tyler Randell or Matty Ballin would be major hits at Leeds. The Rhinos are expected to conclude their search for a hooker to replace James Segeyaro this week, with the two players previously mentioned along with Manly’s Matty Parcell. Since Segeayaro went public with his desire to leave the club, the Rhinos have been searching for…

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Hetherington criticises RFL inaction

This article originated in League Express. To read Nigel Wood’s take on the current state of the game, buy the paper now in stores or online at https://pocketmags.com/league-express-magazine Leeds Rhinos chief executive Gary Hetherington has criticised the RFL for its failure to move quickly on making preparations to promote the new season. League Express understands that last week Hetherington circulated an…

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Hull FC signing turned down Leeds

This article originated in League Express. Get all the news first by purchasing League Express in stores every Monday, or if you can’t wait that long, get the online edition every Sunday evening at https://pocketmags.com/league-express-magazine HULL FC new boy Nick Rawsthorne has revealed how he almost joined Leeds Rhinos 12 months before signing for Lee Radford’s side. The 21-year-old is…

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ODDS WATCH: Cronulla the bookies favourites to sign Segeyaro

Cronulla Sharks have been named the favourites to sign wantaway Leeds hooker James Segeyaro. The Rhinos put a £250,000 fee on the head of the Papua New Guinean on Monday, after he decided to “renege” the remainder of his two-year contract with the club. His revelation that he was suffering from homesickness came after weeks of speculation linking him with…

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McDermott slams Segeyaro after “disappointing” comments

Brian McDermott has broken his silence over wantaway hooker Leeds Rhinos, insisting Segeyaro’s desired exit is a big issue. Segeyaro has expressed his intentions to stay in Australia, citing homesickness as a key reason behind his wish to stay away from the Rhinos. Leeds responded with a statement in which they said they would not appease the Papua New Guinean’s…

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