Leeds Rhinos have announced that their Festive Charity Trophy game with Wakefield Wildcats has been postponed on Boxing Day and now will instead by played on New Years Day at 3pm as part of a Double Header of rugby action at Headingley Carnegie.
New Leeds Rhinos signings Ben Cross, Weller Hauraki and Zak Hardaker are all set to make their first appearances for the club in the Festive Charity Trophy clash with Wakefield on Boxing Day at Headingley Carnegie, kick off 11.30am.
British women's participation in sport is under-represented at all levels from grass roots representation to decision making, writes Ikram Butt, the Leeds Rugby Foundations, Connecting Communities Manager.
During the last half term schools, Rhinos Women's and Girls Development Officer Siân Hills has been working with the Leeds School Sports Partnership West to deliver a four week touch rugby coaching programme. Even with the snow and ice four teams came together last Thursday at Soccer City to take part in an indoor Touch Rugby festival.
RFL Chief Executive Nigel Wood has challenged the England Academy players who completed a famous Test series win against the Australian Schoolboys on Friday evening to repeat the experience at senior level.
Leeds Rhinos have today confirmed four more pre-season games ahead of the start of the new 2011 Engage Super League season on Sunday 13th February against Bradford at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
In response to a phone call to Headingley Carnegie Stadium, telling us of the difficult times ahead for the Royal Artillery, on a tour of Afghanistan in September, Leeds Rugby Foundation invited over thirty of its soldiers and Seniors to join them in some light relief before their hard preparation, training and tour.
The England Academy got their Test series against the Australian Schoolboys off to the best possible start by coming from 12 points behind to seal an impressive 38-30 victory in the first Test at Leigh Sports Village.
North Leeds Leopards junior rugby league club will be celebrating bringing the curtain down on their inaugural season with a presentation night this Friday, 10th December at their Moortown Social Club base.
Rising Leeds Rhinos star Jared Stewart has been named in the England Academy 19-man squad for the first Test against the Australian Schoolboys to be played at Leigh Sports Village on Saturday, December 4. (K.O 2:00pm)