Leeds never doubted themselves after Castleford thumping, says Cuthbertson

It was, for Castleford and Leeds fans, a night nobody will forget for varying reasons. As the Tigers celebrated with their fans following the 66-10 hammering of their bitter West Yorkshire rivals, the celebrations were not too different to that of a Grand Final, even given how the game was only taking place in early March. The prospect of the…

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QUIZ: Can you name every player to play for Leeds in a Grand Final?

The tale of the tape could not be more contrasting for this Saturday’s Super League Grand Finalists. While Castleford are readying themselves for their maiden appearance at Old Trafford, Leeds are getting ready to go back there for the 10th time in 19 years: a phenomenal achievement. And with so many Grand Final appearances under their belt, we’ve set a…

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Danny McGuire to put personal friendships to one side in Saturday’s Grand Final

Danny McGuire will put personal friendships to one side this weekend as he becomes only the third man to lead Leeds out in a Super League Grand Final – something he describes as a “huge honour” in his final game for his hometown club. McGuire’s Leeds career will finish on the biggest stage of all before the heads to Hull…

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Leeds v Hull FC: Four talking points ahead of tonight’s play-off semi-final

Will the (lack of a) South Stand make a difference? It’s bound to be a strange atmosphere at Headingley tonight, with the club’s legendary South Stand now mere rubble ahead of the rebuild of the stadium over the winter. That has reduced the capacity tonight to around 12,500 – but with one stand now completely non-existent, will it give Hull…

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Parcell aiming to round enjoyable debut year at Leeds off on a high

Leeds hooker Matt Parcell admits the opportunity to play in big games such as tonight’s play-off semi-final with Hull was why he moved to England – but he insists the Rhinos owe the Black and Whites one. The Rhinos can ensure Parcell’s debut season in Super League culminates with a Grand Final appearance against Castleford next Saturday should they beat…

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Headingley’s South Stand unrecognisable as demolition is completed

Headingley will have a very different look to it when Leeds entertain Hull FC in second play-off semi-final on Friday. Pictures have emerged of the iconic South Stand now nothing more than mere rubble as the redevelopment of the ground continues. The stand was used for the last time in Leeds’ Super 8s victory over St Helens but work quickly…

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