VIDEO: Leeds Rhinos boss expects Wolves to bite back

Boss Brian McDermott says Leeds Rhinos are preparing for the best of Warrington Wolves this week.

Monday, 20th April 2015, 3:55 pm
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Warrington are the only team to have beaten Leeds so far this season, recording an 18-6 victory at HJ Stadium on March 13.

The Cheshire outfit have lost five of their six games since, but McDermott reckons their recent poor run will have no bearing at Headingley on Friday night.

“They’ve had a good run against us in recent years,” McDermott said. “This is a big game for us, they are a good team.

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“They are having a rough ride at the moment, but we always prepare for a good version of what’s coming to Headingley and I’m sure Warrington will be doing everything to ensure they can perform on Friday night.

“When they do they are a really good team and a challenging team. That’s something we need to be ready for.”

McDermott has reported no major new fitness worries from last Friday’s win over St Helens, but said he does not expect any of his injured players to return this week.