On the 28th June in years gone by the Rhinos have been in Supet League actions against Warrington, Wakefield and Widnes and in 1988 Great Britain were defeated 14-34 by Australia in Brisbane.
On this day in 1998 Leeds Rhinos travelled to Wilderspool to face Warrington Wolves for the second time that season. Having previously won the home tie, Leeds claimed another victory, this time 27-14. The try scoring began for the Rhinos with Francis Cummins, then Anthony Farrell, Barrie McDermott, Andy Hay and Ryan Sheridan added a try each. Iestyn Harris scored 3 goals against his old club and Graham Holroyd scored a drop goal. On this day in 2002 Leeds were once again on the road, this time to Wakefield, to face the Wildcats in Super League. Rhinos won 36-32 in front of a 4114 crowd. Mark Calderwood scored his 14th try of the season, with further tries from Ryan Sheridan, Willie Poching, scoring his second against his former club, and Rob Burrow. Chev Walker and Karl Pratt both added 2 each in the match, whilst Kevin Sinfield scored 4 goals. The day was also significant for Ryan Bailey who made his debut in the game. On this day in 2003 Leeds Rhinos were defeated for the second season in a row at Halton Stadium. Leeds lost 14-29 to Widnes, despite tries from Willie Poching and Matt Adamson and 3 goals from Kevin Sinfield. It was the Rhinos first loss in 4 games but their third defeat to Widnes since they had joined Super League in 2002. On this day in 1988 Great Britain were defeated 14-34 by Australia in Brisbane. In the Great Britain side that day was Leeds man Roy Powell. The defeat was Great Britain's 15th in a row to the Australians.
Following both teams elimination from the Tetley's Challenge Cup last weekend, Leeds Rhinos and Wakefield have agreed to re-arrange the date for their postponed Round Eight Super League clash at the Rapid Solicitor's Stadium which will now be played on Friday 26th July, kick off 8pm.
Rugby League fans will have the opportunity to put questions about the ongoing Policy Review and planned competition restructuring directly to RFL Chief Executive Nigel Wood and RFL Chief Operating Officer Ralph Rimmer in a ground-breaking online question and answer session on Friday (May 17).