The Rhinos Gillette Academy side recorded their biggest win of the season last Saturday when they comfortably beat Wakefield at Belle Vue 44-12.
The Rhinos Gillette Academy side recorded their biggest win of the season last Saturday when they comfortably beat Wakefield at Belle Vue 44-12. Chris Plume's side set up a commanding first half lead and never looked back with winger Danny Lawton the star of the show with a hat trick and three goals for a personal haul of 18 points. Centre Jake Normington scored a brace whilst there were further tries for Jack Carvill, Tim Scire, Brooke Broughton and Declan Storey. Paul McShane added a goal to complete the scoring. Hooker Tim Henderson scored a try in each half for the home side whilst stand off Matt Wildie kicked both goals for the Wildcats. Full back Tom Bush was named Man of the Match for the Rhinos. The Under 18's are next in action this Saturday when they take on Hull FC at Stanningley ARLFC, kick off 11am.
Leeds Rhinos Head Coach Brian McDermott praised his players after they responded to a second half blitz from Catalans Dragons to fightback and secure the win that takes them top of the First Utility Super League.
Rhinos forward Stevie Ward admitted the Rhinos back to back wins over Wigan and Catalans have provided the team with a perfect springboard to go into the two derby games over Easter against Castleford and Wakefield.
Official coach travel for the Leeds Rhinos v Castleford Tigers away match at the Mend-a-Hose Jungle, Castleford on Good Friday (ko 12.45pm) has been discounted to a special price of only £5 as a special Easter Gift from the Super League Title Partners, First Utility, who are rewarding Rugby League fans throughout the 2015 season.