Video: Boxing champ Warrington offers backing to Leeds Rhinos

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MULTIPLE Leeds boxing champion Josh Warrington has paid tribute to the “inspirational” Leeds Rhinos ahead of tonight’s Super League Grand Final with Wigan Warriors.

Rhinos are bidding to land a magnificent treble after already bagging the Challenge Cup and League Leaders’ Shield ahead of tonight’s Old Trafford showdown which kicks-off at 6pm.

Rhinos fan Josh Warrington beats Aussie Joel Brunker for the Commonwealth and WBC International Featherweight Championship at the First Direct Arena in Leeds. (Picture: Tony Johnson)

Rhinos fan Josh Warrington beats Aussie Joel Brunker for the Commonwealth and WBC International Featherweight Championship at the First Direct Arena in Leeds. (Picture: Tony Johnson)

Huge Leeds fan Warrington has close links to the Rhinos with both Jamie Peacock and Jamie Jones-Buchanan having carried the boxer’s belts in previous ring walks and the 24-year-old hopes their success can also rub off on Leeds United.

Leeds Rhinos captian Danny McGuire.
 PIC: Bruce Rollinson

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