Friday, July 25, 2014
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Match Report: Leeds Rhinos 25 Leigh Centurions 12

In a Nutshell Leigh Centurions held the Rhinos for 72 minutes at Headingley on Friday night before the the Rhinos scored 13 points in the last eight minutes to clinch a Challenge Cup semi-final spot. How it unfolded The Rhinos opened the scoring in the sixth minute with a fine try by Ryan Hall, converted by Sinfield, which gave no ... Read More »

Stats Zone: Challenge Cup quarter-final special

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Another weekend of Rugby League is upon us, and the spotlight moves away from Super League for a week, as the quarter-finals of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup take place. After Widnes booked their place in the semi-finals last night by defeating Keighley, six other teams are battling it out for three spots in the last four – including Championship side ... Read More »

Hardaker: Homophobic slur was aimed at Monaghan

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Leeds Rhinos full-back Zak Hardaker has issued a statement regarding the ongoing investigation by the Rugby Football League regarding comments he made during last Friday’s Super League game against Warrington Wolves. Allegedly, the England international aimed a homophobic comment at referee James Child, but in his defence Hardaker claims it was directed at Warrington’s Michael Monaghan. “Because of the RFL’s ... Read More »

Ryan Brierley: We won’t let unbeaten record go lightly

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Leigh Centurions will not be giving up their 16-match winning run without a fight when they take on Leeds Rhinos in their Challenge Cup quarter-final tie at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on Friday (8.00pm), according to in-form half-back Ryan Brierley. The Centurions are unbeaten in all competitions in 2014 and Brierley is looking forward to putting his and his team’s talents ... Read More »

Carl Ablett picks up two-match suspension

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Leeds utility Carl Ablett has been banned for two games after admitting kicking Joel Monaghan in the Rhinos’ 24-6 loss to Warrington Wolves on Friday. The England international will miss Friday’s Challenge Cup clash with Leigh as well as the important Super League encounter with Huddersfield the week after. Elsewhere, Wakefield prop Richard Moore was given a one-match ban for ... Read More »

Leeds Rhinos not underestimating cup rivals

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Leeds loose forward Chris Clarkson insists the Rhinos won’t under-estimate Leigh Centurions when they host the Championship leaders in a Tetley’s Challenge Cup quarter-final at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on Friday June 6 (8.00pm). Clarkson is expecting a tough battle for the coveted semi-final spot against the sport’s only undefeated team in 2014 with Leigh having won all 16 league games ... Read More »

Interview: We meet Leeds’ British backline

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This article originally appeared in issue 398 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 399 is currently in production and will be on sale from June 6. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… Once an endangered species, British outside backs are now thriving in Super League. Rugby League World assesses ... Read More »

Video: McDermott on Leeds’ Warrington disappointment

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Rhinos boss Brian McDermott talks to the press after his side’s disappointing loss to Warrington Wolves, addressing the impact of Liam Sutcliffe and discussing next week’s Challenge Cup clash against Leigh. 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 ... Read More »

Match preview: Warrington Wolves v Leeds Rhinos

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Warrington will be looking to keep up the pace with the top four in Super League, as they take on table-topping Leeds in tonight’s televised Super League clash. However, the Wolves will have to do it without two of their biggest players, as both Ben Westwood and Trent Waterhouse will be missing for Tony Smith’s men. Westwood is beginning a ... Read More »