On this day in 1952, Leeds legend Keith McLellan made his Leeds debut against Doncaster who had signed after former Leeds player Franke O'Rourke had recommended him.
On this day in 1952, Leeds legend Keith McLellan made his Leeds debut against Doncaster. The Australian centre joined the Loiners on a seven year deal after former Leeds player Franke O'Rourke had recommended him. He proved to be a massive hit and an inspirational captain. In this game Keith's performance was one of the few highlights of the game. Keith was a try scorer, but the Loiners were defeated in the game 11-6. Alongside Lewis Jones the two formed the perfect partnership, helping the side to Yorkshire League Championship and the Challenge Cup in the 1956-57 season. Throughout his career at Leeds Keith played 215 games, scored 217 points.
Leeds Rhinos take on St Helens at Warrington's Halliwell Jones Stadium this Friday and you can win a pair of tickets for the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup semi final by telling us which of the ten Magic Moments we have picked our from semi finals over the last twenty years is your favourite.
Leeds Rhinos star Kallum Watkins visited Boar Street store of Challenge Cup sponsors Ladbrokes today ahead of Friday's semi final against St Helens and says there is a good mood within the camp this week.
Leeds Rhinos Head Coach Brian McDermott says he believes Sunday's win over Catalans was a good work out for his side ahead of this Friday's massive Ladbrokes Challenge Cup semi final against St Helens.
Title sponsor First Utility has today revealed the nominations for the Official First Utility Super League Player of the Month competition for July, which lets fans vote for the league's most outstanding players.