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Leeds v Castleford

08 Oct 20 0 Comments

Written by Callum Walker

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Thursday 8th October, 19:45, Super League Round 15, Emerald Headingley Stadium, Leeds, Leeds Rhinos versus Castleford Tigers Match Preview

Whilst one side appears to be back to their best, one of these sides is stuck in a terrible run of form – no prizes for guessing who. Five wins from six in league and cup has propelled the Rhinos into perfect place for a shot at the top four as well as ensuring a Wembley appearance for the first time in five years. For Castleford, the statistics are grim; no win in four and just one win in their last eight has seen the Tigers slip to eighth in the table.

Leeds Rhinos

Bodene Thompson comes in for Alex Mellor for the Rhinos, whilst Jack Walker, Adam Cuthbertson, Alex Sutcliffe and Luke Briscoe also make the 21-man squad for Richard Agar’s men.

21 Man Squad
Luke Briscoe Tom Briscoe
Adam Cuthbertson James Donaldson
Brad Dwyer Luke Gale
Ash Handley Tom Holroyd
Konrad Hurrell Kruise Leeming
Rob Lui Rhyse Martin
Richie Myler MIkolaj Oledzki
Matt Prior Ava Seumanufagai
Cameron Smith Alex Sutcliffe
Liam Sutcliffe Bodene Thompson
Jack Walker

Coach: Richard Agar

Castleford Tigers

Derrell Olpherts, Alex Foster and Calum Turner come in for Jake Trueman, George Griffin and Brad Graham as Daryl Powell aims to alleviate the Castleford recent horror show.

21 Man Squad
Cheyse Blair James Clare
Matt Cook Greg Eden
Danny Fleming Alex Foster
Tyler Hepi Bradley Martin
Nathan Massey Mike McMeeken
Paul McShane Grant Millington
Adam Milner Junior Moors
Gareth O’Brien Jacques O’Neill
Derrell Olpherts Lewis Peachey
Michael Shenton Calum Turner

Coach: Daryl Powell


Leeds were victorious, 18-10 in July 2019 which, remarkably, was just their third win in 15 games over their West Yorkshire rivals.


Leeds by 16

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