Leeds Rhinos youngster Jay Pitts is looking forward to taking on his old team mates at Wakefield on Boxing Day, a year on from when he helped the Wildcats to victory in the last Cravendale Festive Challenge.
Former England RL international Ikram Butt and Frank Watene of Halifax RLFC have both been named as Ambassadors for the White Ribbon Campaign. Both individuals were presented with a framed certificate by Chris Green, Director of White Ribbon Campaign UK, at a dinner event in Hebden Bridge recently.
Leeds Rhinos and Great Britain hooker Matt Diskin has launched an official Testimonial website at www.mattdiskin.co.uk as a key part of the management of his year-long celebrations which kick off in January 2010.
There is nothing usually friendly when Leeds Rhinos and Bradford Bulls clash on the rugby field however the club's will face each other this pre-season as part of Matt Diskin's testimonial with the engage Super League Champions.
Leeds Rhinos fans are in for a treat this Boxing Day with a host of Rhinos stars running out for the Champions in the Cravendale Festive Challenge against Wakefield at Headingley Carnegie, kick off 11.30am.
engage Super League Champions Leeds Rhinos have received a major boost with the news that new signing Brett Delaney has received his visa and will arrive in the UK at the end of the month to begin pre-season training.
Rhinos skipper Kevin Sinfield has said that he and his fellow Leeds team mates in the England squad will have learned plenty of lessons about the contingent of Melbourne Storm players in the Australian squad ahead of the Carnegie World Club Challenge next February.