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New year brings new hope at Leeds Rhinos for Handley

WITH HIS contract due to expire at the end of next season, Leeds Rhinos winger Ash Handley admits 2018 is an “important year for me”.

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Moment of hurt: Kevin Sinfield and his team-mates applauds the England fans after their crushing semi-final defeat to New Zealand four years ago. (Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire)

World Cup: Despair of semi-finals past can invigorate England – Ferres

THE PAIN of England’s agonising 2013 World Cup semi-final defeat still remains for Brett Ferres but the Leeds Rhinos star does not feel the current side will endure the same misery this weekend.

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Ryan Hall in action during the Rugby League World Cup. PIC: PA

International rugby league to return to Leeds, Hull and Liverpool in 2018

England’s Test series against New Zealand in 2018 will be played along the M62 corridor.

Kevin Brown during the England Vs Papua New Guinea 2017 Rugby League World Cup Quarter Final match at the Melbourne Rectangular Stadium (Picture: Brendon Ratnayake/SWpix.com/PhotosportNZ)

Brown backed to resume Cup campaign by Bennett

LEEDS RHINOS and Castleford Tigers will both be represented in Saturday’s World Cup semi-final after England coach Wayne Bennett named an unchanged side.

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Leeds Rhinos’ Ryan Hall happy to hand his title to Huddersfield Giants’ McGillvary

RYAN HALL is happy to hand over the unofficial title of the world’s best winger to his England team-mate after Jermaine McGillvary continued his World Cup romp.

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Cameron Smith.

Leeds Rhinos: Young gun Smith’s looking to make 2018 a big year

AFTER A season learning his trade at Bradford Bulls, teenager Cameron Smith wants to make his Leeds Rhinos breakthrough in 2018.

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Iestyn Harris.

Leeds Rhinos Nostalgia: New boy Harris stars on the night Super League took off in Leeds

As preparations begin for the new campaign, each Monday the Yorkshire Evening Post will pick out a key game from one of Leeds Rhinos’ past summer seasons. This week we look back at 1997 and a famous win over St Helens.

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Ryan Hall touches down against Papua New Guinea.

England 36 Papua New Guinea 6: England’s display contained the good, bad and ugly – Bennett

England head coach Wayne Bennett concedes his side will need to improve if they are to go all the way in the World Cup.

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Jermaine McGillvary in action against Papua New Guinea.

England 36 Papua New Guinea 6: McGillvary bags a brace as England cruise into semi-finals

Jermaine McGillvary continued his impressive World Cup to help England cruise into the semi-finals with a 36-6 win over Papua New Guinea.

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Kallum Watkins (Picture: David Neilson/SWpix.com/PhotosportNZ)

England v Papua New Guinea: England in need of 80-minute effort

ENGLAND WILL go into tomorrow’s World Cup clash with Papua New Guinea in good shape, according to Leeds Rhinos centre Kallum Watkins, but he admits they have to improve as the tournament moves into sudden death.

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Ashton Golding. PIC: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Leeds Rhinos: Golding gearing up to reclaim No1 spot after Grand Final omission

SHOOTING STAR Ashton Golding insists he is not bitter about how his 2017 season ended.

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Brad Dwyer in training. PIC: Simon Hulme

Leeds Rhinos: ‘Backseat driver’ tag notning new for Dwyer

JOINING THE Betfred Super League champions is daunting enough, but recruit Brad Dwyer faces additional challenges.

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Melbourne Storm celebrate their 2013 World Club Challenge triumph over Leeds Rhinos. PIC: Steve Riding

Leeds Rhinos: Melbourne gear up to take World Club Challenge by storm

MELBOURNE STORM have pledged to field their “strongest-possible” team in next year’s World Club Challenge showdown with Leeds Rhinos.

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Samoa (blue) have been fortunate to reach the knockout phase of the RL World Cup but Tonga (foreground) have lit up the tournament. PIC: John Cowpland/SWpix.com/PhotosportNZ

Inside RL: Pacific nations set to light up an until-now low-key World Cup – Peter Smith

WHEN NEWS broke that three Scotland players were being sent home from the World Cup in disgrace it was a shock to many sports fans – mainly because they weren’t aware a World Cup was taking place.

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James Segeyaro. 
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Second stint at Leeds Rhinos would appeal to Segeyaro ‘at end of career’

PAPUA NEW GUINEA hooker James Segeyaro, who controversially turned his back on Leeds Rhinos a year ago, has revealed he would return to the club if the chance arose, writes Peter Smith.

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New half-back signing Richie Myler. PIC: Simon Hulme

Leeds Rhinos: Leeds new boy Myler eager to link-up with converted half Moon

NEW SIGNING Richie Myler is relishing partnering Joel Moon as Leeds Rhinos’ half-backs next season, writes PETER SMITH.

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England and Leeds Rhinos centre, Kallum Watkins. PIC: Daniel Carson/SWpix.com/PhotosportNZ

RLWC: Leeds Rhinos centre Watkins rested and ready to tackle PNG

Centre Kallum Watkins was happy to see England’s fringe players get a chance to press their claims – but he was even more delighted to win back his own place in the team.

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Ready for action: Sam Burgess in training.
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RL World Cup comment: Sam Burgess can emerge as an England legend

THE IRONIC hashtag #BlameBurgess trended on social media two years ago after England’s union team embarrassingly crashed out of their own World Cup, but for a while lame Burgess threatened to be the story of the current rugby league tournament.

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New Leeds Rhinos signing, Brad Dwyer. PIC: Simon Hulme

Leeds Rhinos: Hooker Dwyer determined to make a big impact with Headingley club

INCOMING HOOKER Brad Dwyer is looking to raise his game after signing for Leeds Rhinos.

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Steve Pitts, project manager for Caddick Construction Ltd, and a Castleford Tigers fan, surveys work being carried out at Emerald Headingley Stadium. PIC: James Hardisty

Minimum disruption for cricket and rugby fans pledges Emerald Headingley project manager

RUGBY AND cricket fans face the prospect of watching their sport in a building site next year.

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