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McDermott optimistic Leeds will respond after “long, tough week”

McDermott optimistic Leeds will respond after “long, tough week” Updated

It has been perhaps a week like no other for Leeds coach Brian McDermott. A thumping defeat which saw records tumble at Castleford last Thursday, followed by the letter issued by Rhinos chief executive Gary Hetherington detailing how crucial the

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McDermott “cool” with Hetherington’s email

McDermott “cool” with Hetherington’s email

Brian McDermott has insisted he has no qualms with Gary Hetherington’s email to Leeds supporters and confirmed he approved the message. Following the backlash from Leeds’ embarrassing 66-10 defeat to Castleford last week, the Rhinos chief executive sent an email

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Grandchildren Set  Up Harry Jepson Foundation

Grandchildren Set Up Harry Jepson Foundation

The name and legacy of hugely-loved and widely-respected rugby league administrator, Harry Jepson OBE, will continue with the setting up of a Foundation in his name. Hunslet-born Harry Jepson, who passed away last August, aged 96, devoted his life to

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Hetherington admits Leeds are in transition

Hetherington admits Leeds are in transition

Leeds chief executive Gary Hetherington has pleaded with fans to get behind the team following their hammering at the expense of Castleford. The Rhinos suffered their biggest defeat of the Super League era as they went down 66-10 to Castleford

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Twitter reacts to Castleford’s annihilation of Leeds

Twitter reacts to Castleford’s annihilation of Leeds

It’s fair to say both Castleford and Leeds fans will remember Thursday evening’s match for a long, long time. The Tigers were absolutely mesmeric. They carved open Leeds time and time again as the onlooking Leeds faithful could barely believe

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We weren’t that bad in the first half, says Brian McDermott after Cas defeat

We weren’t that bad in the first half, says Brian McDermott after Cas defeat

Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott insisted that his side weren’t as bad as the scoreline suggested during the first-half of their hammering at the hands of Super League leaders Castleford Tigers on Thursday night. The Rhinos trailed 30-0 at the

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Tigers put Rhinos to the sword

Tigers put Rhinos to the sword

Castleford Tigers registered a resounding victory at the Mend-a-Hose Jungle tonight, defeating Leeds Rhinos 66-10 in a totally one-sided encounter with wingers Greg Minikin and Greg Eden both scoring try hat-tricks in front of a sell-out crowd of 11,500. The

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Gale and McGuire go to the races… hours before the match between Castleford and Leeds!

Gale and McGuire go to the races… hours before the match between Castleford and Leeds!

Danny McGuire and Luke Gale are preparing to go into battle, just hours after cheering on the same horse! The two halfbacks are part of the horse racing syndicate Champagne Charlies, a flourishing stable that was set up just over

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Hardaker not interested in proving a point against Leeds on Thursday night

Hardaker not interested in proving a point against Leeds on Thursday night Updated

Castleford fullback Zak Hardaker has insisted he is not interested in proving a point to parent club Leeds on Thursday night as he prepares to face them for the first time since leaving Headingley – after a frank admission that

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Gale would be my scrum-half for the World Cup, says Brian McDermott

Gale would be my scrum-half for the World Cup, says Brian McDermott Updated

Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott has admitted he would like to see England coach Wayne Bennett not only put his faith in Castleford’s Luke Gale for the World Cup – but also get the team to “play around him” after identifying

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