Leeds Rhinos linked with Aussie star

Leeds Rhinos have been linked with former Australian Test and State of Origin forward Trent Merrin.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 27th October 2018, 7:58 pm
Updated Saturday, 27th October 2018, 8:08 pm
Rhinos Director of Rugby Kevin Sinfield.
Rhinos Director of Rugby Kevin Sinfield.

Australia’s Daily Telegraph claims Rhinos have offered the Penrith prop a four-year deal.

Rhinos are known to be chasing a second marquee signing - after Tongan centre Konrad Hurrell.

Merrin, 29, has two years remaining on his Penrith contract.

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He has made 204 first grade appearances, featuring 13 times for New South Wales and winning seven Test caps for the Kangaroos.

He was a member of St George-Illawarra Dragons’ 2010 NRL Grand Final winning team.