Game by Numbers: Salford Red Devils

With the Rhinos set to travel to the AJ Bell Stadium on Saturday to take on Salford Red Devils, kick off 2pm, take a look at the big numbers relating to this fixture….

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Question 1

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Niall Evalds has scored the most tries out of any Salford player against Leeds. The winger/fullback has touched down eight times since his debut in 2013.

Question 2

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Rob Lui is set to make his 100th Super League appearance against his former club on Saturday. Joining Salford from North Queensland Cowboys in 2016, Rob made 87 appearances before joining Leeds last season.

Question 3

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Since their first meeting in 1997, Leeds have won 41 Super League games against Salford.

Question 4

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Salford's Joey Lussick scored tries in all three meetings against Leeds last season. The hooker was on the board in both home fixtures against the Rhinos and also scored on the Red Devils' visit to Emerald Headingley.

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Leeds' highest result at Salford came in 2012 when they recorded a 56-16 win. The match saw Kevin Sinfield become the club's all time leading points scorer, scoring a try and kicking six goals.

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Should Krisnan Inu score eleven points against the Rhinos, he will surpass 1000 career points. The centre has scored 241 points during his time at Salford but Inu has also scored points for Widnes Vikings, Catalans Dragons, Canterbury Bulldogs, New Zealand Warriors, Parramatta Eels, New Zealand and Samoa.

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Salford have been nilled by Leeds on three occasions during the Super League era. The first and only time the Red Devils have been kept scoreless at home came in 2004 but they also didn't register a point in 2016 and 2018 at Emerald Headingley.

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Leeds held a decade long winning streak over Salford in the regular Super League season. Starting with a 33-20 win in 1997, Leeds went on to beat the Red Devils 21 times until 2008.

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Salford won their first home fixture in round ten of the 2016 season. Logan Tomkins and Rob Lui both scored tries while conversions from Gareth O'Brien and Michael Dobson gave the Red Devils a slim four point win.

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Two players in Salford's squad are former Rhinos players. Tui Lolohea played 15 Super League games in 2019 prior to his swap from Leeds to Salford while prop Jack Ormondroyd joined Ian Watson's side from Featherstone Rovers.

More Information

Tickets and travel for Friday’s game are on sale now! Tickets can be purchased either by coming down to the Leeds Rugby Ticket Office at the Emerald Headingley Stadium, over the phone on 0371 423 1315 or online at tickets.therhinos.co.uk.

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