Leeds Rhinos Nostalgia: On this day in history

Our man Peter Smith delves through the YEP archives to find out what happened on this day in the history of Leeds Rhinos.

Monday, 10th May 2021, 5:30 am
DOUBLE: Kallum Watkins scored a brace against Widnes in May 2015. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

2015

Rhinos were beaten 38-24 at Widnes Vikings, despite tries by Kallum Watkins (2), Stevie Ward, Joel Moon and Jimmy Keinhorst.

2002

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GOING IN: Tonie Carroll goes in to score against Bradford Bulls on this day in 2002. Picture: Steve Riding.

A crowd of more than 18,000 saw Rhinos beat Bradford Bulls 28-20 at Headingley. Try scorers were Tonie Carroll, Kevin Sinfield, Wayne McDonald and Willie Poching.

1996

Leeds won 40-14 at Paris St Germain, with Adrian Morley bagging a brace of tries in a storming performance on his 19th birthday.

Jim Fallon and Kevin Iro also touched down twice and Graham Holroyd and Francis Cummins were the Loiners’ other scorers.

FISTICUFFS : Leeds Rhinos and Bradford Bulls players are involved in a scuffle. Adrian Vowles and James Lowes were ultimately sin-binned. Picture: Steve Riding.

1969

Ron Cowan and Ray Batten both crossed twice as Leeds beat Salford 22-12 in a Championship semi-final at Headingley.

Tony Crosby and Syd Hynes were Leeds’ other try scorers.

1941

A crowd of 22,000 turned up at Odsal for the second leg of Leeds’ Challenge Cup semi-final against Bradford Northern, a week after a 10-10 draw at Headingley.

Leeds reached the final with a 12-2 victory. Eric Batten and Vic Hey were the try scorers.