Leeds Rhinos retro picture gallery: 21 brilliant photos of new signings over the years since 1996

There’s always an air of excitement when new signings are announced and Leeds Rhinos have brought in many big names during the Super League era.

Some, recruited from clubs at home and abroad or developed through Rhinos’ academy system, have gone on to become club legends, while others weren’t so successful.

Yorkshire Evening Post photographers are traditionally there to greet Rhinos’ new faces on their first visit to AMT Headingley. Here’s how 21 signings - or groups of recruits - looked when they initially joined the club.