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Leeds Rhinos v Castleford Tigers, Friday 19th April, kick off 8pm

13th April 2013

By Leeds Rhinos

Leeds Rhinos take on Castleford Tigers in the Fourth Round of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup at Headingley Carnegie next Friday in a massive derby clash.

 

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The two sides have not met in the Cup since the dramatic extra time win at Doncaster for the Rhinos two years ago and undoubtedly this fixture will bring back memories of the 1998 meeting at Headingley Carnegie when the Tigers caused a major upset to knock the Rhinos out. 

Season ticket holders, Bronze members, Rhinos 4 Life members and Leedsline agents will get £3 off the match ticket price and this discounted price is valid until 5pm on Thursday 18th April. The table of prices is below and all bookings are subject to a £1.50 booking fee when paying with credit / debit card.  Please note that if anyone has pre-ordered their Challenge Cup tickets they do not need to do anything – we will automatically process them, upload them to their season ticket cards and send them a receipt.

There will be no ‘priority period’ for season ticket holders and members due to the short turnaround, as they will have their position on hold until 5pm on Tuesday (ST holders only) and they will receive a discount.

Castleford Tigers members will also be entitled to the discount on their own ticket when purchasing via Castleford Tigers Ticket Office until 5pm on Thursday 18th April.

Season ticket holder’s seats will be held until 5pm on Tuesday 16th April and after this all seats will be released and will go on general sale. You can upload this game onto your season ticket cards as long as you are going in the same area – if you change areas then we must provide you with a ticket.

Junior season ticket holders can get into this game for free. In advance we require your customer number when booking the tickets – we will upload it onto your season ticket card – we request that you try to redeem your ticket in advance. We will allow people to use their vouchers on match night to exchange at the turnstiles but we would recommend you exchange in advance – on match night exchanging over the turnstile will only entitle you to stand on the terraces. Juniors who are not season ticket holders can get tickets from only £5!

Area of Ground Adults Adult
(ST Holder /
member***)
Concession*

Concession*
(ST Holder /
meber***)

Junior** Junior**
(ST Holder /
member***)
South Stand, Carnegie Terrace, West Terrace 20 17 13 10 5 Free
Paddock 23 20 16 13 8 Free
Main Stand / Carnegie Wing Seats 27 24 19 16 12 Free
Carnegie Centre Section Seats 30 27 22 19 15 Free

*Concessions = Seniors aged 65 and over, students, Under 21s and Disabled (Valid ID required). Disabled supporters can claim a free carer ticket providing proof of carer allowance is provided

**Juniors aged 16 and under (ID required)
***Season Ticket Holders / Members prices are only applicable if purchased by 5pm on Thursday 12th April before match day
            
        
Tickets for this match can be purchased either at the ticket office, over the phone on 0871 423 1315 (calls are charged at 10pence per minute – calls from mobiles may vary) or online at www.therhinos.co.uk/buytickets. For season ticket holders to obtain the discount on their own tickets they must log in using their season ticket customer number which can be found on their member’s card.    

Hospitality                      

We will be offering hospitality in the Lewis Jones Suite at £50+VAT for a two course pre match meal, stadium car parking, match programme, pre match analysis from a member of the Rhinos first team squad. Entry into the players bar post match.

If you would like to book your places for hospitality please contact Lisa, Rob, Lucy or Charlotte on 0113 203 3222

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Leeds Rhinos 28 Castleford Tigers 12

19th April 2013

By Leeds Rhinos

Leeds Rhinos booked their place in the Fifth Round of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup with a hard earned 28-12 win over Castleford Tigers at Headingley Carnegie.

Much of the speculation before the game surrounded Castleford's talismanic half back Rangi Chase after speculation around his future however he was at Headingley Carnegie ready to face the Champions. 

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Rhinos Head Coach Brian McDermott made one change from the side that defeated London seven days earlier with Brett Delaney returning to the second row and Mitch Achurch moving to the bench.

Leeds started the game at a high tempo on attack and defence, obviously keen to stem any momentum Castleford may look to gain with their underdog status coming into the match. The home side opened the scoring after seven minutes. The chance came from a fine break by Joel Moon, who combined well with Danny McGuire to open up the Tigers defence. Danny Orr’s men were back peddling desperately and Sinfield coolly kicked to the corner and all Watkins had to do was catch the ball and touch it down to open the scoring. Sinfield missed the touchline attempt from out wide but his side led 4-0.

The Rhinos had further chances and Watkins was denied a second try when referee Phil Bentham adjudged Carl Ablett’s last pass was forward. The home side allowed Castleford off the hook on a number of occasions with some dropped ball near the Tigers line and the visitors made them pay after 20 minutes with one of their first attacks of the game.

Michael Shenton and Daryl Clark were involved in the build up before, almost inevitably, Rangi Chase finished off the move. Ellis added the simple conversion to edge his side in front.

Leeds had great chances for Ryan Hall, Danny McGuire and Zak Hardaker later in the half but some tremendous defence from the Tigers, led by former Rhino Jordan Tansey kept the visitors in front at the break.

No doubt the message at half time in the Rhinos dressing room was to keep their composure and keep the pressure on the Tigers having dominated possession and chances in the first half.

That is what the Rhinos did and they got their reward just three minutes into the half when Rob Burrow finished off another break by Moon, who was outstanding throughout, and before the hooker showed great strength to get over. Sinfield added the conversion to put his side four points in front.

Once again Castleford were clinical with their limited chances and, following a knock on by Watkins near his line, they worked a move from a scrum to re-take the lead. Chase kicked through and, despite claims for offside and not grounding the ball correctly, Ellis was awarded the try. He added the conversion to make put his side back in front again.

Leeds needed to make a decisive blow and they did midway through the second half. Danny McGuire, man of the match on the night, created the first and scored the next two for the home side.

Chris Clarkson took McGuire’s short pass near the line and showed great leg drive to take him over the line.
McGuire then grabbed a brace to seal the win for the Rhinos. The first came from a great passage of play finished off by McGuire whilst the second was a typical piece of try scoring from the half back, who backed himself to beat the cover and race over between the posts. Sinfield converted all the second half tries to take him clear in sixth place in the all time points scorers list in the game and surpass Kel Coslett.

Castleford continued to battle hard but the Rhinos were in control and saw off the final ten minutes to book their place in the Fifth Round of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup.

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