Agar confirms starting line up for Rovers clash

Leeds Rhinos Head Coach Richard Agar has confirmed the starting line up for Sunday’s pre-season friendly at Featherstone Rovers, kick off 3pm, at the Millennium Stadium.

The side will be captained by Kruise Leeming in the first half with Agar set to make a number of changes in the second half with all 25 players named in the squad getting game time at some point in the fixture. Youngster MacKenzie Turner has been called up to the first team squad from the Academy for his first appearance in the senior squad. He does not have a squad number but will wear the number one shirt for this fixture. In addition, two players will wear shirts different from their squad numbers. Liam Tindall will wear 5 and Muizz Mustapha is in 11.

Fans can buy tickets now direct from Featherstone Rovers for Sunday’s game starting at just £10 for adults, £5 for concessions free for Juniors (u16s). Prices increase by £2 on matchday. The Ward Hygiene stand is the designated away area. Tickets can be bought direct here https://rovers.mysportstickets.co.uk

The starting line up is:

16. Richie Myler

5. Liam Tindall

20. Tom Briscoe

3. Harry Newman

23. Jack Broadbent

6. Blake Austin

7. Aidan Sezer

8. Mikolaj Oledzki

9. Kruise Leeming (c)

13. Zane Tetevano

12. Rhyse Martin

21. Morgan Gannon

17. Cameron Smith

Other players to be involved:

14. Brad Dwyer

15. Alex Mellor

18. Thomas Holroyd

19. Bodene Thompson

22. Sam Walters

24. Jarrod O’Connor

11. Muizz Mustapha

28. Max Simpson

30. Levi Edwards

31. Oli Field

32. Jack Sinfield

1. MacKenzie Turner

Featherstone Rovers have also revealed their team for the clash.

The game will see Brian McDermott take charge of Rovers for the first time and he is looking forward to taking on his former club, where he won four Grand Finals, two Challenge Cups, a League Leaders Shield and a World Club Challenge.