Featherstone rule out sensational swoop for Danny McGuire

Leading Championship side Featherstone have ruled out a sensational swoop for Danny McGuire – just hours after they were named favourites to land the departing Leeds captain in 2018. TotalRL revealed yesterday how Jon Sharp’s side had been installed as the early favourites to land McGuire’s services next season after he announced he would be leaving Headingley. But Featherstone general…

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McDermott praises the old guard following victory over Salford

Brian McDermott praised the influence of Danny McGuire and Ryan Hall after they helped inspire Leeds to victory over Salford. The Rhinos moved to second in Super League with the victory after registering a 50-26 victory. Both McGuire and Hall played their part again, and McDermott was delighted with their efforts. On McGuire, McDermott said: “His involvement is still of…

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Leeds to offer exciting young fullback Jack Walker a new contract

Leeds Rhinos have offered exciting youngster Jack Walker a new contract, the club’s chief executive, Gary Hetherington, has confirmed. Walker grabbed the headlines last Thursday with a man of the match performance as Leeds moved up to second following victory against St Helens. The 17-year-old’s existing junior deal expires at the end of the current season but, with rival Super…

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Walker admits he wanted to make a statement in win against St Helens

Young Leeds full-back Jack Walker admits he was aiming to send out a statement during his man-of-the-match performance against St Helens on Thursday night. Walker, making only his fourth senior appearance at the age of just 17, was impressive against the Saints in both attack and defence as Leeds moved up to second in the table with a 24-22 win…

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McDermott praises young Leeds stars after St Helens victory

Leeds coach Brian McDermott admitted he was pleased with the contributions of young duo Jordan Lilley and Jack Walker following the Rhinos’ 24-22 win against St Helens on Thursday night. Walker excelled at full-back while Lilley, playing for the first time since his return from a loan spell at Bradford, also contributed as the Rhinos moved back up to second…

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McDermott excited to see Lilley’s return in a Leeds shirt

Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott coach admits he’s excited to see just how far young scrum-half Jordan Lilley’s game has developed as he prepares to return to Super League action tonight. Lilley, who lined up for Leeds at scrum-half in last year’s World Club Challenge defeat to North Queensland at the age of just 19, has spent most of 2017…

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