Representatives from the Rugby Football League (RFL) were in Leeds on Wednesday to see for themselves why the city would be a great choice to host games and teams during the 2013 Rugby League World Cup.
Leeds Rhinos have been handed a boost ahead of this Friday's massive Engage Super League clash at Wigan with the announcement that full back Brent Webb has agreed a new contract extensions that will keep him at the Rhinos for the 2012 season.
Leeds Rhinos forward Weller Hauraki has been charged with the Grade B offence of making dangerous contact with the arms/legs of Matt Diskin of Bradford Bulls in the 21st minute of last Friday's match at Headingley Carnegie.
RFL Chief Executive Nigel Wood has hailed this week's visit to Number 10 Downing Street as a momentous occasion for the sport after he joined Engage Super League club directors and Sheffield Eagles Chief Executive Mark Aston at the Prime Minister's annual reception for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
Over one thousand school children from across Yorkshire will be heading to Leeds on Friday 8th July to take part in the Aviva Yorkshire Schools Tag Rugby Festival and finish their school sporting year on a high.
For a number of years Leeds Rugby Foundation has been introducing and developing rugby league to females in Leeds School. This development work has reached another level with the introduction for the first time of a Girls Service Area team in Leeds.
Super League title sponsor Engage Mutual has launched a makeover project aimed at all Community Rugby League clubs encouraging volunteers to sign up for an 'engage with your club' day. Two clubs will also receive a makeover worth up to £5,000 for their facilities.
The Leeds Rugby Foundation, Leeds City Council and Hunslet Hawks all joined in partnership to give the Year 11 Leeds & Hunslet Final a venue that the players will always remember as their final year of schooling draws to a close.
Leeds Rhinos legend Barrie McDermott famously once used a quick step to score in the Challenge Cup Final at Wembley and now he is making sure that the future stars of the club know how to put their best foot forward with a dance lesson this week.
Leeds Rhinos have announced that they have agreed to a request by props Luke Burgess and Ben Cross for them to be free to speak to other clubs in order to gain first team rugby for the remainder of the season.
England coach Steve McNamara said he was pleased with the test his England side faced against the Exiles but admited his players were disappointed after they slipped to a 16-12 defeat in the inaugural CarPlan International Origin match.
There will be a chance to see the stars of the future at Headingley Carnegie this Saturday 4th June with our U15, U16 and U18 sides all taking on their opposite numbers from St Helens in a feast of rugby.
Leeds Rhinos hooker Danny Buderus says that he and his team mates had some uncomfortable viewing on Monday morning when the coaching staff reviewed the 42-6 defeat to Warrington last week however there is a determination to turn that performance around at St Helens this week.