Tag: LEEDS RHINOS

Leeds coach wants World Club Challenge moved as Rhinos prepare for full-strength Cowboys

The coach of English Super League Champions Leeds has questioned the timing of the World Club Challenge in the lead-up to the Rhinos’ clash with NRL champions North Queensland. Brian McDermott wants the match played after the respective grand finals instead off at the start of a new season when the squads look drastically different. […]

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English champions Leeds Rhinos hammered as Thurston eyes World Title prize

In an ominous sign in the lead up to their World Club Challenge showdown with NRL Champions North Queensland Cowboys, Leeds have been handed a footballing lesson by perennial Super League battlers Widnes 56-12. The loss was compounded by injuries to Carl Ablett, Tom Briscoe and Ashton Golding. Playmaker Rob Burrow and Man of Steel […]

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Leeds boss says reduction in interchange to make NRL hookers “redundant”

Leeds Rhinos CEO Gary Hetherington says there could be a cavalcade of hookers leaving the NRL soon with the advent of a reduction in the interchange allowing clubs to play one dummy-half. The Super League powerhouse needs to replace Papua New Guinean international Paul Aiton with talks ongoing with Canberra’s Glen Buttriss. “We could have […]

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