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Leeds Rhinos

2017 Super League Champions
Ian Kirke

Ian Kirke

Place of Birth

Doncaster

Date of Birth

26/12/1981

Coaching History

York City Knights, Hull KR, Hull FC, Hunslet, Leeds Rhinos, Wakefield Trinity

Biography

A new addition to the coaching staff for the 2016 season is former Rhinos player Ian Kirke, who returns as conditioner for the first team squad working under Head of Athletic Performance Jason Davidson in a part time capacity.

Kirke made 214 appearances for the Rhinos between 2006 and 2014, winning five Grand Finals between 2007 and 2012 and the Challenge Cup in 2014. He joined Wakefield Trinity Wildcats last season but was restricted to just four appearances in 2015 through injury.

Ian previously played for Hull KR, Hull, Dewsbury and York City Knights where he had an outstanding season, helping the side to promotion to National League One. At the end of the season he was spotted by Tony Rea who brought him in on loan for a month with the Broncos.

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