Five changes for Rhinos ahead of Leigh clash

Leeds Rhinos Head Coach Richard Agar has been forced into making five changes to his 21 man squad for this Thursday’s clash with Leigh Centurions in the Betfred Super League at Emerald Headingley. 

The Rhinos welcome back Rob Lui and Callum McLelland, who could both make their first appearances of the season following injury. Liam Sutcliffe is back available having completed his Return to Play protocol following Covid. 

Leeds are without Richie Myler (finger), Konrad Hurrell (concussion), Ash Handley (concussion), Zane Tetevano (Covid), Alex Sutcliffe (knee), Jack Walker (foot) and Harry Newman (leg) through injury with Luke Gale and Bodene Thompson both suspended for Thursday’s game however Alex Mellor is included ahead of an appeal of his one game suspension at 4.30pm this afternoon at the RFL Disciplinary. 

Leeds Rhinos season and flexi members can watch Thursday’s game live on the Our League app with full live coverage of the game.

The squad in full is:

2 Tom Briscoe sponsored by Wetherby Whaler 

6 Rob Lui sponsored by Vale Services

8 Mikolaj Oledzki sponsored by BadRhino

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

15 Liam Sutcliffe sponsored by Mtech

18 Tom Holroyd sponsored by West Riding Paper Services

19 King Vuniyayawa sponsored by Vale Services 

22 Sam Walters sponsored by Warners Fish Merchants 

23 Callum McLelland sponsored by Trivent Ltd

24 Luke Briscoe sponsored by Roxy Ball Room 

25 James Donaldson sponsored by LR Motors (Yorkshire) Limited

26 Jarrod O’Connor sponsored by Sano Physiotherapy

27 Jack Broadbent sponsored by Johnstone’s Paint

28 Corey Hall sponsored by Lost Rockstar Clothing

29 Liam Tindall sponsored by Lost Rockstar Clothing

30 Levi Edwards sponsored by Stowe Family Law

31 Morgan Gannon sponsored by Simon Baynes