Sinfield closing in on points landmark
Going into Thursdays trip to Hull FC, Kevin Sinfield needs five points to draw level with John Woodsd in fourth place in the list of all-time leading pointscorers.
Sinfield already holds the record as the leading points scorer in the history of Leeds and in Super League but is now closing in on the top three in the history of the game.
The top ten in full is:
1 Neil Fox (Wakefield/Bradford/Hull KR/York/Bramley/Huddersfield, 1956-79) 6,220
2 Jim Sullivan (Wigan, 1921-46) 6,022
3 Gus Risman (Salford/Workington/Batley, 1929-54) 4,050
4 John Woods (Leigh/Warrington/Bradford/Rochdale, 1976-92) 3,985
5 Kevin Sinfield (Leeds, 1997-present) 3,980
6 Mick Nanyn (Rochdale/Whitehaven/Widnes/Oldham/Leigh/Swinton, 1999-present) 3,700
7 Cyril Kellett (Hull KR/Featherstone, 1956-74) 3,686
8 Kel Coslett (St Helens/Rochdale, 1962-79) 3,545
9 Lewis Jones (Leeds, 1952-64) 3,445
10 Steve Quinn (York/Featherstone, 1970-88) 3,438
Sinfield has scored in 21 consecutive games against Hull FC, a streak which began in the Rhinos' 23-16 defeat at the KC Stadium on 4 August, 2006. He also has the longest scoring streak amongst Super League players, having registered points in the Rhinos' last eight matches. His run of consecutive scoring appearances began with three goals in Leeds' 23-10 Challenge Cup Final win against Castleford at Wembley on 23 August, 2014.
TOM BRISCOE needs one appearance to reach 200 for his career. Briscoe is in his second season with Leeds, and has played 34 games for the Rhinos. He was previously with Hull FC, making 147 appearances for the Black and Whites (2008-2013). He has also represented England 18 times (2009-2013). The winger is four tries away from 100 in Super League (83 for Hull FC, 2008-2013 and 13 for Leeds, 2014-2015) and along with Castleford's Justin Carney is the only player to have scored tries in their sides' last three Super League matches.
DANNY McGUIRE needs one appearance to reach 350 for Leeds. McGuire made his Leeds debut as a substitute in a 56-6 Headingley win against Salford on 6 July, 2001.
ROB BURROW needs 15 points to reach 1,000 for Leeds. Burrow's total of 985 has been reached with 169 tries, 152 goals and 5 field goals in 411 games for the Rhinos since 2001. He also needs two tries for 150 in Super League games only.
Hull FC's LEON PRYCE needs two tries to reach 200 career touchdowns. His total of 198 has been scored as follows: 94 for Bradford (1998-2005), 73 for St Helens (2006-2011), 20 for Catalans Dragons (2012-2014), 5 for Great Britain (2001-2002 & 2005-2007), 3 for England (1999-2001 & 2008) and 3 for Yorkshire (2001-2003).
KIRK YEAMAN is one try away from 150 Super League tries, all for Hull FC.
Hull FC's JOE WESTERMAN has the longest run of consecutive appearances amongst Super League players, with 47. Westerman last missed a Hull game on 25 May, 2013 – a 22-16 Magic Weekend win against Hull KR at Manchester's Etihad Stadium. His streak then started on 31 May, 2013 – an 18-6 home win against Leeds.