Six tries and a passion born of frustration over their stuttering title defence were not enough to see Leeds Rhinos get the better of Saint Helens last night. As with Wigan and Huddersfield this was a game where the emotions of the players were visible in the determination they showed
Wigan Warriors stormed past a demoralised and depleted Leeds Rhinos at the DW stadium last night, in a game that was prevented from becoming a rout only by Wigan's excessive handling errors gifting the Leeds defence sorely needed lifelines.
From the moment the ball was first kicked down field, Wigan utterly
Initial hopes that Leeds might salvage English pride and beat North Queensland to become World Club Champions after a first half in which the Rhinos more than held their own against the Cowboys, were utterly dashed in the second half where the Australians played in a manner to which Leeds
Headingly saw a brutal battle of attrition as Warrington Wolves rediscovered their resolve to snatch victory from a Leeds Rhinos side who seem to have lost the killer instinct as captain Danny McGuire was forced off the pitch with a knee injury. This was Leeds to lose and lose it
With the 2016 Super League season due to start in a month, it’s a good time to weigh up the prospects for all 12 teams as they gear up for the opening matches. Starting with the top four, I’m going to be dividing this assessment into three different pieces.
Leeds Rhinos will
Look through the sports pages of any major newspaper, and chances are that if you see a Rugby story, it’s Rugby Union. The fifteen man code is strong the world over. In France and Wales it can spell greatness for those of humble beginnings; in Australia and New Zealand it's part