FANS CORNER: Leeds fans share their views ahead of the Super League Grand Final

In the second part of a special two-part series in the run-up to the 2017 Super League Grand Final, here’s what the Leeds half of our expert fans panel think of the Rhinos’ chances the Saturday: as well as the threat posed by opponents Castleford Tigers.. (Part One, with the Castleford fans, is here)  Chris Lane (@Chris_Lane1989) – from Bradford…

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QUIZ: Can you name every Harry Sunderland Trophy winner since 1998?

With the Super League Grand Final approaching fast on the horizon this weekend, our latest quiz tests your knowledge of the near 20-year history of the event. The Harry Sunderland Trophy has been awarded since the 1960s, to the man of the match in the Championship Final, then the Premiership Final, before being handed out to the man of the…

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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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