Leeds Rhinos v Wigan Warriors: Four players facing personal milestones

FOUR LEEDS Rhinos players could achieve a personal milestone against Wigan Warriors tonight.

Thursday, 30th March 2017, 6:00 pm
Updated Saturday, 8th April 2017, 9:30 pm
Kallum Watkins is on the brink of his 200th appearance. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Kallum Watkins is set to play his 200th game for Leeds and fellow centre Jimmy Keinhorst is one appearance away from a career century.

Keinhorst, who has been named in Rhinos’ squad despite suffering a knee injury against Huddersfield Giants last week, has played 68 times for Leeds since 2012, to go with 24 appearances for Hunslet and seven with Wakefield.

Second-rower Carl Ablett, who made his debut in 2004, is one appearance away from 250. His career total includes 244 games for Leeds and five for London Broncos.

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Carl Ablett is one away from 250 appearances.

Half-back/hooker Rob Burrow’s next Super League game will be his 413th, lifting him to sixth on the competition’s all-time list of appearances.

Brett Delaney is back in contention for Rhinos following a groin injury and Josh Walters and Ash Handley are also vying for a call-up, with Jordan Baldwinson left out from last week’s team. Forwards Ryan Sutton (eye) and Liam Farrell (calf) and centre Oliver Gildart (shoulder) could return from injury for Wigan.

Jimmy Keinhorst is one appearance away from a career century.
Carl Ablett is one away from 250 appearances.
Jimmy Keinhorst is one appearance away from a career century.