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Young centre Harry Newman pens three-year contract at Leeds Rhinos

LEEDS RHINOS’ history-making young centre Harry Newman has signed a three-year first-team contract.

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Tryscorer Will Homer. PIC: Varley's Picture Agency

Yorkshire Carnegie 19 London Scottish 8: Coach Lowes hails Carnegie’s attitude after return to winning ways

RELIEVED COACH James Lowes hailed Yorkshire Carnegie’s positive attitude after they returned to winning ways against London Scottish in the British & Irish Cup.

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Richie Blackmore celebrates scoring the first try in a Grand Final.

Leeds Rhinos Nostalgia: Robinson’s superb try condemns Rhinos to defeat in first Grand Final

THIS YEAR’S Grand Final was Super League’s 20th and half of those have featured Leeds Rhinos.

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2013 World Club Challenge captains Kevin Sinfield, of Leeds Rhinos, and Melbourne Storm's Cameron Smith.

Leeds Rhinos: Melbourne still stalling over World Club venue

LEEDS RHINOS will be facing “the best team I have ever seen” if the World Club Challenge showdown with Melbourne Storm goes ahead, chief executive Gary Hetherington says.

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Adam Cuthbertson. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds Rhinos: Cuthbo’s on the mend after surgery and targeting title defence

GRAND FINAL hero Adam Cuthbertson is confident he will be fit for the start of Leeds Rhinos’ Betfred Super League title defence.

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Changing of the guard: Departing Danny McGuire celebrates his second Grand Final try with teen talent Jack Walker. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds Rhinos 2017 Super League review: Mastering the art of play-offs rugby

THE OTHER day this writer received an email from a Leeds Rhinos supporter enthusing about their Grand Final victory – and questioning whether he should bother renewing his season ticket next year.

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Leeds Rhinos. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Super League: Grand Final foes Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers paired up at Magic Weekend

SUPER LEAGUE CHAMPIONS Leeds Rhinos will face 2017 league leaders Castleford Tigers at next year’s Magic Weekend.

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Demolition of the stand between Leeds Rhinos rugby ground and Yorkshire County Cricket Club HQ at Headingey. PIC: James Hardisty

£40m funding confirmed for Headingley Stadium redevelopment

THE MYSTERY backer helping fund the multi-million pound redevelopment of Headingley Stadium has been revealed as insurance and investment management group Legal & General.

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Star man, Danny McGuire. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Inside RL 2017 Awards: Influential McGuire signs off in some style – Peter Smith

THE DOMESTIC season has finished so it’s time to hand out some awards.

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Jamie Ellis.
PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Castleford Tigers: Giants ‘half’ Ellis rejoins Cas after season-long loan at Robins

GOAL-KICKING HALF-BACK Jamie Ellis has returned to Castleford Tigers on a three-year contract.

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Champions: Danny McGuire and Rob Burrow lift the Super League Trophy after victory over Castleford Tigers.
Picture: Bruce Rollinson.

Magic Weekend: It’s a Grand Final rematch in Newcastle as Hull clubs collide

Next year’s Super League Magic Weekend will be staged at Newcastle’s St James’ Park, the Rugby Football League have confirmed.

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Castleford's players celebrate winning the League Leaders Shield. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Why 2017 was still a season to savour for Castleford Tigers - despite no grand finale

THE FINAL three days were disastrous, but up until then Castleford Tigers had a remarkable campaign.

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Rob Burrow salutes the Rhinos fans after this year's Grand Final triumph. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds Rhinos: Burrow to auction Grand Final boots for charity

LEEDS RHINOS legend Rob Burrow is auctioning his last pair of playing boots for charity.

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Exiting Cas forward Larne Patrick is set to join Championship side Leigh. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Castleford Tigers: Forward Patrick quits after a year to join Leigh Centurions

PROP-FORWARD LARNE Patrick has left Castleford Tigers “by mutual agreement” after just one season of a three-year deal.

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Wakefield Trinity's YEP player of the year, Matty Ashurst. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

2017 Super League review: Super season for revitalised Trinity

ANOTHER SEASON of progress made Wakefield Trinity one of 2017’s success stories.

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14 October 2017......  Leeds Rhinos parade on the pitch during half time at Leeds United v Reading game to celebrate winning the Super League Grand Final against Castleford. Skybet Championship  Picture Tony Johnson.

Leeds Rhinos: World Club Challenge with Melbourne Storm ‘likely’ to take place in Australia

IT IS “likely” Leeds Rhinos’ World Club Challenge showdown with Melbourne Storm will be staged in Australia, chief executive Gary Hetherington says.

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Leeds Rhinos celebrate winning the Grand Final in 2004.

Leeds Rhinos nostalgia: Emotional night as the Rhinos end long wait to be crowned champions in 2004

THIRTEEN YEARS ago today Leeds Rhinos beat Bradford Bulls 16-8 at Old Trafford to become Super League champions for the first time.

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Ryan Hall.

Underdogs England can upset the odds says Leeds Rhinos winger Ryan Hall

THEY ARE underdogs to win the World Cup, but Leeds Rhinos winger Ryan Hall expects England to create some shocks in the global tournament which begins in 13 days’ time.

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East Leeds fined and deducted points for failing to fulfil a fixture

COMMUNITY CLUB East Leeds have been fined and deducted points for failing to fulfil a fixture in the National Conference League play-offs.

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Adam Cuthbertson and Jamie Jones-Buchanan celebrate with the Super League trophy after the Grand Final last week.

Leeds Rhinos to parade the Super League trophy at Elland Road

Grand Final winners Leeds Rhinos will parade the Super League trophy at Elland Road tomorrow when Leeds United take on Reading in the Championship.

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