Young props called up for Rhinos

Young props Jordan Baldwinson and Sam Hallas have both been called up by Leeds Rhinos Head Coach Brian McDermott for this Saturday’s trip to Catalans Dragons along with fellow front rower Achurch.

Only Mitch Garbutt is ruled out for the 17 who faced North Queensland Cowboys last Sunday in the Dacia World Club Challenge, with the Australian serving the first game of his two match suspension. 

Jordan Baldwinson was the Championship Young Player of the Year last season with Featherstone Rovers and has featured twice for Jon Sharp's side this season on dual registration along with Mitch Achurch. Baldwinson made his original debut for the Rhinos in 2013 before spells at New Zealand Warriors, Bradford Bulls and Featherstone. 19 year old Sam Hallas has been part of the Rhinos Academy set up for two years but has been called up the first team squad for the first time. He has been awarded the number 27 squad number. 

The squad in full is:

1 Zak Hardaker
3 Kallum Watkins
4 Joel Moon
5 Ryan Hall
7 Rob Burrow (c)
8 Keith Galloway
10 Adam Cuthbertson
14 Liam Sutcliffe
15 Brett Delaney
16 Brad Singleton
18 Jimmy Keinhorst
19 Mitch Achurch
20 Anthony Mullally
21 Josh Walters
22 Ash Handley
24 Jordan Baldwinson
25 Jordan Lilley
26 Brett Ferres
27 Sam Hallas