McGuire commits to Leeds with new deal

Leeds Rhinos half-back Danny McGuire has signed a new contract with the club which will keep him at Headingley until at least the end of the 2017 season.

McGuire, who is Super League’s all-time top try scorer, has committed his future to the club with the new two-year deal to ensure he continues his career at the Rhinos.

“I am really pleased to have the new deal agreed,” said McGuire.

“I never had any intention of going anywhere else, I’m a Leeds lad and I have played my entire career here but it is always nice to know the club sees you as part of their future too.

“We have had some incredible times over the last few years and this deal we mean I have been here for 20 years in total but it is the future that most excites me. We have got a fantastic group of young players that remind me a lot of the group of players I came through the academy with and, if I can help the team develop over the next few years, that is something I will very much enjoy.”

Head coach Brian McDermott added, “Danny has been in outstanding form for us this season and been a virtual ever present throughout the campaign. He is part of a special generation of players who have influenced the history of this club and I know he still has a key part to play in our future.”