Agar names strong squad for Boxing Day clash

Aidan Sezer

Leeds Rhinos Head Coach Richard Agar has named a strong squad for the Wetherby Whaler Festive Challenge on Boxing Day, kick off 11.30am, at Headingley.

Agar includes three new signings with Blake Austin and Aidan Sezer combining in the halves for first time together since they played alongside each other at Canberra Raiders in 2018. James Bentley is the other new recruit included in the starting line up.

Youngster Jack Sinfield could make his first senior appearance for the Rhinos after being named in the extended squad with Agar set to reduce the 21 man squad on the morning of the game.

Tickets are available now for the game on 26th December at tickets.therhinos.co.uk with capacity at Headingley restricted to 9,999. The game will also be available to fans to watch on the Our League live stream at a cost of £4.95 if booked before midnight on Christmas Day, please be aware the price will rise to £10 on the day of the game, so fans are encouraged to purchase in advance of game day. In order to purchase the game, you need to be logged into your Our League account on the rugby-league.com website. You cannot purchase within the app.

The full game replay will be available to anyone who has pre-ordered the game and fans who do not purchase before the game can also pay to watch the full match again after the final hooter for £4.95. Coverage will start from 11.15am live and exclusive from Headingley Stadium with full build up and team news beforehand. Not an Our League member yet? You can join via the RFL website here Rugby League (rugby-league.com) or download the Our League app free from the Play Store or App Store.

The squad in full is (the Rhinos will wear 1-13 on Boxing Day):

1. Richie Myler

2. Jack Broadbent

3. Harry Newman

4. Tom Briscoe

5. Ash Handley

6. Blake Austin

7. Aidan Sezer

8. Mikolaj Oledzki

9. Kruise Leeming

10. Zane Tetevano

11. Alex Mellor

12. James Bentley

13. Cameron Smith

14. Brad Dwyer

15. James Donaldson

16. Morgan Gannon

17. Bodene Thompson

18. Sam Walters

19. Jack Sinfield

20. Jarrod O’Connor

21. Muizz Mustapha

22. Liam Tindall