Monday night saw the Rhinos Academy Awards take place at Headingley Carnegie with the club's young stars taking centre stage.
Monday night saw the Rhinos Academy Awards take place at Headingley Carnegie with the club's young stars taking centre stage. There was much to celebrate after a fantastic season for the club's younger sides. The Senior Academy reached the Grand Final for the second consecutive year whilst the Junior Academy capped a remarkable season with victory over St Helens on Friday night in their own Grand Final. The Junior Academy Player of the Year was Paul McShane whilst his team mate Chris Clarkson was named Players Player of the Year. Kallum Watkins was named the ISC Shooting Star winner (pictured here with Darren Moore from ISC) whilst Joe Howey won the Try of the Year competition. In the Senior Academy, Michael Hayley picked up the main prize whilst young hooker Ben Kaye was named Players Player of the Year. Stephen Brook scored the Try of the Season against Huddersfield and Academy kitman Glyn Bell won a Staff Presentation Award. Congratulations must go to Player Performance Manager Graham Davey who did a fantastic job of organising the evening and well done to all the winners on the night.
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).