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Orla McCallion

DOB
30/11/2000
Birth Place
Leeds
Position
Hooker/Loose Forward
Height
1.64mcm
Heritage Number
34

BIOGRAPHY

Debut: Vs York City Knights 02/06/2019

Honours –

Orla made her Rhinos debut while still part of the club’s Academy in 2019 and was then elevated to the first team squad, although she had to wait over a year to play again after the Women’s competition was cancelled due to Covid.  She started the first game of the season against York and then earned a regular spot in Forsell’s squad, including starting in the Challenge Cup Final against St Helens.

Although born in Leeds, she later moved to the North East where she began playing rugby for Percy Park Rugby Club before starting Rugby League with Whitley Bay Barbarians.  She continued her Rugby Union with Mopeth, Rockcliff, Loughborough Lightning, Darlington Mowden Park and Durham Sharks.

She attended John Spence Community High School before attending Loughborough College and is currently studying Primary Education at Northumbria University.

At international level, Orla has represented England TDG U18s against Scotland and between 2015 and 2018 played for England at Touch Rugby at Under-18 level.

Her dad Seamus played rugby league and won a Challenge Cup with Halifax in 1987 and also represented Ireland.  He is a physiotherapist and was part of the Rhinos backroom staff that won the Challenge Cup in 1999.  Her mum, Lesley, played at international level for England and European Select squads.

SeasonAppearancesATriesTRGoalsGDrop GoalsDGYellow CardsYCRed CardsRCPointsPTS
2021Super League 10200108
10 Oct 15:00St Helens Women VS Leeds Rhinos Women000000
26 Sep 15:30Leeds Rhinos Women VS York City Knights Ladies000000
12 Sep 15:00Leeds Rhinos Women VS Wigan Warriors Women000000
29 Aug 17:00York City Knights Ladies VS Leeds Rhinos Women000100
18 Apr 15:00Leeds Rhinos Women VS York City Knights Ladies000000
02 May 12:00Featherstone Rovers Women VS Leeds Rhinos Women100004
16 May 12:00Wakefield Trinity Ladies VS Leeds Rhinos Women000000
04 Jul 12:00Leeds Rhinos Women VS Warrington Wolves100004
11 Jul 15:30Wigan Warriors Women VS Leeds Rhinos Women000000
20 Jun 12:00Bradford Bulls Women VS Leeds Rhinos Women000000
2021Challenge Cup 2100004
22 May 15:00St Helens Women VS Leeds Rhinos Women100004
09 May 15:30Leeds Rhinos VS Bradford Bulls Women000000
Total123001012
SeasonAppearancesATriesTRGoalsGDrop GoalsDGYellow CardsYCRed CardsRCPointsPTS
2019Super League 1000000
02 Jun 12:00York City Knights Ladies VS Leeds Rhinos Women000000
Total1000000
AppearancesATriesTRGoalsGDrop GoalsDGYellow CardsYCRed CardsRCPointsPTS
Total133001012