Under 19s Season in Numbers

Despite Leeds Rhinos under 19s’ season ending with a semi final defeat to St Helens last week, there have been plenty of positives for this year’s squad to take into the new under 18s and reserves structure in 2020.

From first team debuts to individual milestones, take a look at some of top statistics and facts from the young Rhinos’ 2019 season:


2377 Metres Made By Sam Walters

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Since he signed from Widnes in March, Sam Walters has made the most metres out of any under 19s player in 2019 (2377)

21 Tries for Iwan Stephens

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First year full back/winger Iwan Stephens has scored 21 tries in 21 appearances this season. He scored four of them against Warrington Wolves at Victoria Park.

3 Games Played at Emerald Headingley

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Wigan Warriors, Widnes Vikings and St Helens have all faced the young Rhinos at Emerald Headingley in curtain raiser matches.

2809 Views on First Live Streamed Game

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Over 2,800 people tuned in on YouTube to watch the first live streamed under 19s match against Wakefield at Stanningley

178 Points Scored By Harvey Spence

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Former Stanningley half back Harvey Spence has scored 178 points this season. The majority of his points tally has come from his goal kicking (85)

12 Players Debuted

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Twelve players have made their debuts in blue and amber this season. Nine of them came through from the scholarship with Callum McLelland, Sam Walters and Jarrod O'Connor also making their first appearances in 2019.

616 Tackles Completed by Loui McConnell

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Loose forward Loui McConnell has made the most tackles in 2019 (616). His highest in an individual match was against Huddersfield Giants at Stanningley (45).

7 Players Have Had First Team Experience

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Seven under 19s players have featured either for the Rhinos first team or out on loan at Betfred Championship and League One clubs.

145 Tries Scored Overall

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145 tries have been scored by Leeds in 2019. Every player that finished the season with the club has got on the scoreboard.

33 Points

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Rob Burrow's side finished the season in third with 33 points. They won 16 out of 23 matches, eight of which were at home.

Miss any of this academy season? Take a look at the review of the year here.