Season In Numbers: 2020 so far

There may have only been seven rounds of Betfred Super League action but the Rhinos have already produced some big numbers so far in 2020.

Here are 15 top statistics about the Rhinos. Flip the tiles find out more:


#4

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Leeds' top try scorer last season Ash Handley is currently leading the Rhinos again in 2020 with four tries (vs Hull FC, Hull KR, Warrington and Toronto).

#11

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Rhyse Martin kicked the most conversions of his career against Toronto Wolfpack. His previous best was ten against Catalans Dragons last year.

#100

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Rob Lui marked his 100th Super League appearance earlier in the season against his former club Salford Red Devils. The half back, who played for North Queensland Cowboys and Wests Tigers in the NRL, signed for the Rhinos after four years with Salford.

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Luke Gale surpassed 1500 Super League points with his second try against Toronto at Emerald Headingley. The half back recorded most of his points while at Castleford (947) and has 34 for the Rhinos in 2020.

#212

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Forward Cameron Smith currently leads the Rhinos in terms of tackles with 212. He is ranked tenth throughout Super League, having played two games less than his rivals.

#20,000

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Over 20,000 people attended the Rhinos' joint Jamie Jones-Buchanan testimonial and Rob Burrow fundraising match against Bradford Bulls. There was also a capacity crowd for the opening round double header at Emerald Headingley that included Toronto v Castleford and Leeds v Hull FC.

#30

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Leeds opened their pre season by scoring 30 points against Wakefield Trinity in the Wetherby Whaler Festive Challenge. Cameron Smith, Konrad Hurrell, Alex Sutcliffe, Harry Newman, Stevie Ward and Brad Dwyer all scored tries for the Rhinos, with Lee Kershaw providing the only response for Wakefield.

#6

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For 2020, Leeds signed six players. Back rower Alex Mellor signed for this season midway through 2019 before the off season saw the arrival of Luke Gale from Castleford, Kruise Leeming from Huddersfield, Matt Prior from Cronulla Sharks and Rhys Evans from Bradford. Joe Greenwood is the latest signing from Wigan on loan.

#66

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Leeds recorded one of their biggest results in the Betfred Super League with a 66-10 result against Toronto Wolfpack. Tries from Konrad Hurrell, Adam Cuthbertson, Mikolaj Oledzki, Cameron Smith, Ash Handley, Richie Myler, Brad Dwyer and two from both Luke Gale and Rob Lui sealed the win for Leeds over the newly promoted Wolfpack.

#9

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Nine Leeds legends returned to the field for the joint Jamie Jones-Buchanan testimonial and Rob Burrow fundraising match against Bradford Bulls in January. Jones-Buchanan and Burrow were both joined by Kevin Sinfield MBE, Jamie Peacock MBE, Kylie Leuluai, Danny McGuire, Keith Senior, Brett Delaney and Ryan Bailey on the field.

#2

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Two Leeds players have been invited to join Shaun Wane's first England senior squad. Luke Gale has been called up for the first time since 2017 while Harry Newman has earned a place in the squad, having played for the England Academy and England Knights previously.

#31

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Despite playing two games less than other teams, the Rhinos top the league for the most tries scored in 2020 (31). Alongside the 11 tries against Toronto, Leeds also crossed ten times against Hull KR and six times against Warrington (all of which came at Emerald Headingley).

#7

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So far eight Leeds players have earned game time on loan or dual registration. Callum McLelland, Liam Sutcliffe, Luke Briscoe, Tom Holroyd, Alex Sutcliffe and Jarrod O'Connor have all pulled on the Featherstone Rovers shirt while Tyler Dupree has been on a month long loan with Batley Bulldogs. Rhys Evans has also been loaned back to Bradford.

#10

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Once again, Adam Cuthbertson is leading Leeds' offloads with ten this season. In the 36-0 win over Warrington, Cuthbertson offload four times (his highest total this year).

#40

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Seconded by Paul McShane, hooker Brad Dwyer has 40 dummy half runs in Super League this season. Electric from the play of the ball, Dwyer also has three try assists and two tries in 2020, one of which have come from dummy half.

In self isolation or just missing your rugby?

Following Monday’s announcement that Super League would be suspended, Leeds Rhinos are putting in place plans to help supporters whilst there is no rugby action on the field in the coming weeks. Take a look at what’s coming up:

WATCH – We have dug into the archives and every day, there will be two full games for you to enjoy. Tune in to the Rhinos YouTube channel on your phone, tablet or Smart TV at 2.30pm or 7.30pm to see a different game and interact with other fans. CLICK HERE to start watching. There will also be a range of player diaries for you to watch too while they are in self isolation, including the new ‘Dogcast’ with Brad Dwyer.

INTERACT – Join in with a 14 day challenge that is suitable for the whole family. You can also take on the Rhinos players and challenge your friends to try and beat your effort.

QUIZ – Put you’re Rhinos knowledge to the test with a weekly quiz running on both the Rhinos website and Instagram story. Based around topics including legends of the club, special seasons and much more, put your knowledge of the club to the test.

ASK – Our Customer Experience team are contacting our elderly members and those with a disability, drawing information from its records held, to check in and see if there is any help we can provide.

WRITE – Whether you are young or old, there is the chance for you to get creative too! If you are thinking what you can do whilst in self isolation, you can send us articles for the club website such as your favourite moment from your time at the club or your Rhinos hero and the time you met them. Email [email protected] to get involved.