Grand final – video: Steve Riding stalks Kevin Sinfield to capture captain’s farewell to the fans

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THE moment when Kevin Sinfield bade his final farewell to Leeds Rhinos’ fans is captured perfectly.

But do not believe it was captured easily.

Leeds Rhinos' 'Kevin Sinfield says goodbye to the fans at Old Trafford (Picture: Steve Riding).

Leeds Rhinos' 'Kevin Sinfield says goodbye to the fans at Old Trafford (Picture: Steve Riding).

Steve Riding, a photographer who has worked for the Yorkshire Evening Post and The Yorkshire Post for more than four decades, almost had to risk a charge of stalking to frame Sinfield in exactly the way he wanted for a series of photographs, including this one which illustrates the bond between Leeds’s captain and the fans.

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