10 May 2024

Rhinos Women name side to face York Valkyrie

Leeds Rhinos head coach Lois Forsell has named her team to face York Valkyrie for the first time this season at the LNER Community Stadium, kick off 12pm.

It's their first meeting since last year's finale, which York won 16-6 and both sides have their unbeaten records so far in 2024.

Bella Sykes returns for the Rhinos after missing the opening two Betfred Women's Super League games through injury and Liv Whitehead and Grace Field have also been named in the squad to face their former club.

Keara Bennett returns after her one game suspension but Jasmine Cudjoe and Kaiya Glynn join the injury list of Sophie Nuttall, Shannon Lacey and Elle Frain.

The squad in full is: 

1. Ruby Enright sponsored by Reg Naylor (Liversedge) Ltd

2. Sophie Robinson sponsored by Y F Furniture

3. Caitlin Beevers sponsored by KIERAN BRADY & KAREN RIDING

4. Amy Hardcastle sponsored by Rhino Safety

6. Hanna Butcher sponsored by NIC FM Services Group

7. Caitlin Casey sponsored by SMR Architects

8. Zoe Hornby sponsored by Pickups Self Storage

9. Keara Bennett sponsored by Harris Creative

10. Izzy Northrop sponsored by SGH Sporting Events

11. Shona Hoyle sponsored by KBW Chambers

12. Bella Sykes available to sponsor

13. Bethan Dainton sponsored by Realia Marketing

14. Tara Moxon sponsored by Leeds Rhinos Players’ Association

17. Lucy Murray sponsored by Mick & Sam Walsh

18. Liv Whitehead sponsored by Power Clean UK

19. Grace Field available to sponsor

21. Evie Cousins sponsored by Wetherby Whaler

22. Jenna Greening sponsored by Eileen Dockray

23. Elychia Watson sponsored by Gough & Kelly

24. Beth Macmillan sponsored by Morley Glass & Glazing

25. Ella Donnelly sponsored by James Deer

Watch live on Sunday

Sunday's game will available to watch live from the LNER Community Stadium, courtesy of The Sportsman.

Click below or go to The Sportsman Rugby League channel to start watching on Sunday.

More information

Tickets for the game are available to buy online here under 'Visiting Fans Tickets', over the phone on 01904 950950, or in person during the week or on matchday from the ticket office within the main Leisure Hub. Tickets are for unallocated seating and are priced at £15 for adults, £10 for concessions and free for Under-16s. The game is part of a double header that sees York Knights take on Sheffield in the 1895 trophy afterwards too.

- Accessible area - Please contact York RLFC direct by calling 01904 950950

- Parking—Fans travelling to the game by car are asked to park in York's matchday car park (YO32 9JU), located within the Monks Cross Park and Ride site and is free of charge.

- Food and Drink— There are a range of food and drink options available in the stadium and also around the stadium. Card payments only.

- Dogs – Dogs are not allowed at the venue with exception of Guide Dogs

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Associate Partners

Leeds Beckett University
Chadwick Lawrence
Caddick Developments
Vale Services
NIC Group
First Bus
Axis Group
Evolve Lettings
Best Western
Apache Automotive
Seat Unique
Wetherby Whaler
Pickups Self Storage