Junior Academy coach John Bastian has shuffled his team for tonight's clash with Leigh at Headingley Carnegie to cope with the demand of three games in seven days.
Junior Academy coach John Bastian has shuffled his team for tonight's clash with Leigh at Headingley Carnegie to cope with the demand of three games in seven days. The Rhinos emphatically defeated Warrington 48-0 at Wilderspool last Saturday and now face two games this week to conclude their season. Tonight, Leigh arrive at Headingley Carnegie for the re-arranged fixture originally postponed by Leigh because they were unable to raise a team. There is a first start for John Elkington (pictured), who recently agreed a contract with the club having impressed with Barrie McDermott's Foundation Academy side this year. The game kicks off at 7pm, entry is free but only via the South Stand with only the South Stand open to the public tonight. Then on Saturday the Rhinos travel to St Helens for a battle for the runners up spot in the division. That game kicks off at 3.45pm at Knowsley Road. The team for tonight is as follows: 1. Thomas Sheldrake 2. Wayne Reittie 3. Jody Broughton 4. Tom Burton 5. Ben Jones-Bishop 6. Simon Brown 7. Gareth Moore 8. Joe Chandler 9. Ben Kay 10. John Elkington 11. Joe Howey 12. James Archibald 13. Luke Gale 14. Benn Fawcett 15. Danny Allan 16. Mathew Fox 17. Ben Jones