Agar names squad for Giants clash

Leeds Rhinos Head Coach Richard Agar has named his initial 21 man squad to face Huddersfield Giants at Emerald Headingley this Sunday, kick off 6.30pm.

Hooker Kruise Leeming is set to make his debut for the Rhinos against his former club. Leeming has been sidelined by a knee injury since Christmas but is fully fit and available for selection.

Winger Tom Briscoe is included and could make his comeback a year to the day against the same opponent who is suffered his ACL knee injury in his last appearance back in 2019.

The Rhinos are without Jack Walker, Stevie Ward and Dom Crosby through injury.

The squad in full is:

2. Tom Briscoe sponsored by Wetherby Whaler 

3. Harry Newman sponsored by Warners Fish Merchants 

4. Konrad Hurrell sponsored by Berry’s Jewellers

5. Ash Handley sponsored by Roxy Ball Room 

6. Rob Lui sponsored by Vale Services

7. Luke Gale sponsored by Vale Services

8. Ava Seumanufagai sponsored by JEL Mechanical Services Limited

9. Kruise Leeming sponsored by Fenton Finance

10. Matt Prior sponsored by K-Bins

11. Alex Mellor sponsored by Horbury Dental Laboratories

12. Rhyse Martin sponsored by The Ortus Group

14. Brad Dwyer sponsored by The Artisan Drinks Co

16. Richie Myler sponsored by YF Furniture

17. Adam Cuthbertson sponsored by Simon Baynes

19. Mikolaj Oledzki sponsored by BadRhino

22. Cameron Smith sponsored by Warners Fish Merchants 

23. Callum McLelland sponsored by Trivent Limited 

24. Luke Briscoe sponsored by Wetherby Whaler 

25. James Donaldson sponsored by Vale Services

26. Alex Sutcliffe sponsored by Alternative Windows 

28. Tom Holroyd sponsored by West Riding Paper Services