Rhinos Women name side to face Knights

Leeds Rhinos Women travel to York for their second game of the Play Off game this Sunday at the LNER Community Stadium, kick off 5.15pm. The game will be streamed live on Twitch and the Our League app.

The Rhinos made a winning start to the play offs last week, with a 28-6 win over Castleford Tigers and now face York, who they last played on the opening day of the season and recorded a 68-16 victory over back in April.

The teams have played each other on five previous occasions and the Rhinos have been the winners in every match – their biggest win an 80-0 win back in 2018.

The squad remains largely unchanged but Orla McCallion returns to the 19, with Elle Frain missing out this week. Zoe Hornby, who picked up a late injury before Castleford is also back in the side.

Ellie Oldroyd and Amy Johnson both miss out with injuries and Dannielle Anderson, Adahoa Akwiwu and Shannon Lacey are still unavailable with long term injuries.

Women’s Super League Milestones

Sophie Robinson needs 8 points to reach 100 WSL points

Caitlin Beevers needs six points to hit 100 WSL points

Leeds Rhinos Milestones

Sophie Robinson needs four points to reach 100 Rhinos points

Elle Frain needs six points to reach 50 Rhinos points

Tara Moxon needs ten points to reach 50 Rhinos points

Courtney Winfield-Hill needs ten points to reach 450 Rhinos points

2021 (all competitions)

Top Tries:

1. Fran Goldthorp (17)

2. Tara Moxon (10)

3. Caitlin Beevers (9)

4. Hanna Butcher (6)

5. Chloe Kerrigan/Elle Frain/Sophie Robinson/Courtney Winfield-Hill (5)

Top Goals:

Courtney Winfield-Hill (42)

Tasha Gaines (7)

The team in full is:

1. Caitlin Beevers sponsored by Systech IT Solutions

2. Tara Moxon sponsored by Leeds Rhinos Player Association

3.Sophie Robinson sponsored by Shakas

4. Chloe Kerrigan sponsored by Tough Cookie Training

5. Fran Goldthorp sponsored by PICKUPS SELF STORAGE

6. Hanna Butcher sponsored by AJ Structural Steels Ltd

7. Courtney Winfield-Hill sponsored by KBW Chambers

9. Keara Bennett

11. Aimee Staveley sponsored by Countrywide Fans of Leeds Rhinos Women

13. Sophie Nuttall sponsored by AC Auto Locksmiths

15. Danika Priim sponsored by G. Swailes Painter & Decorator

17. Tasha Gaines sponsored by Doe Bakehouse

18. Sam Hulme sponsored by Oatein

20. Lucy Murray sponsored by Leeds Trinity University

21. Ella Johnson sponsored by SES Tiling

23. Orla McCallion

25. Zoe Hornby sponsored by The Rose Inn Rock Club

26. Beth Lockwood

27. Eloise Hayward

Record v York

First Play Off meeting in BWSL

League head to head

York: W0:L5

Leeds: W5: L0

Meetings: (Home meetings are in bold, away in normal font)

2018 – Rhinos 80 York 0 (T: Anderson, Beevers, Forsell, S.Hill, C.Hill (2), Marshall, Robinson (4), Staveley, Townend, Nuttall)

2018 – York 6 Rhinos 50 (Leeds lift 2018 League Leaders’ Shield) (T: Anderson, Beevers, Butcher, S.Hill, Marshall, Robinson (3), Oldroyd)

2019 – York 0 Rhinos 50 (T: S.Hill, Booth, Butcher (2), C.Hill (2), Nuttall, Kerrigan, Goldthorp)

2019 – Rhinos 30 York 0* (T: Robinson (3), Booth, Butcher, Nuttall (2))

2021 – Rhinos 68 York 16 (T: Winfield-Hill (2), Oldroyd, Kerrigan, Butcher, Akwiwu (2), Frain (2), Robinson, E.Johnson, Moxon)

(* Stopped at half time due to injury)

Watch live at the LNER Community Stadium

The game on Sunday will be part of a double header at the LNER Community Stadium, with York City Knights taking on Bradford Bulls in the first match followed by the York City Knights Ladies v Leeds Rhinos Women in the Betfred Women’s Super League Play-Offs afterwards.

Tickets are available to purchase now, priced at £20 for adults, £15 for concessions (17-21, 65+) and FREE for under 16s. These tickets will be valid for both matches.

There are also a strictly limited number of tickets available for the Ladies match only, priced at £5. The turnstiles for these tickets will open around 4:30pm, after the first game has finished.

Fans can purchase your tickets online from the York Stadium Management Company Ticket Office online HERE. Alternatively, fans can purchase tickets in person from the Ticket Office, located within the LNER Community Stadium. They are open between 10am and 4pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. They will also be open from 10am to 7pm on Wednesday and from 11am to 3pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Tickets will be available to purchase on the day if there are any remaining. We are expecting this game to sell out so advance purchase is advised.