On this Day – 24th September

ON THIS DAY in 1994 current Leeds Rhinos player Alex Mellor was born in Halifax. The second-rower joined Leeds this season and made his debut on the opening day of this season against Hull FC.

He joined the club from Huddersfield Giants where he had made 69 appearances during his time at the John Smith’s Stadium, after joining from Bradford Bulls in 2017.

ON THIS DAY in 1999 Leeds played Castleford in the Play Offs and their season came to an end after the Tigers secured a 23-6 win.

Francis Cummins scored two tries and Iestyn Harris crossed for two tries but the Tigers edged it.