JUNIOR ACADEMY QUALIFY FOR CHAMPIONSHIP

The Rhinos Junior Academy, eight times Champions at that level, have qualified for the Championship after beating Wakefield 28-20 at half time.

The Rhinos Junior Academy, eight times Champions at that level, have qualified for the Championship after beating Wakefield 28-20 at half time. The team, sponsored by Olympus UK, had to win at Belle Vue to secure their place in the Championship after drawing with Salford and losing to Wigan, however a hat trick and a goal from Ashley Gibson set them on their way. The Rhinos led 18-8 at half time however a spirited Wildcats side made Leeds fight all the way for the win. The Rhinos other try scorers were centre Michael Brown, hooker Arron Pratt and second row Danny Williams. Scrum half Jordan Tansey also kicked a goal.