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Leeds v Wakefield

01 October 2020 0 Comments

Written by Callum Walker

Photo by Rugby Football League

Thursday 29th October, 17:30, Super League Round 19, Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens, Leeds Rhinos versus Wakefield Trinity Match Preview

Leeds go into this West Yorkshire derby fresh from a 28-24 victory over another West Yorkshire rival – Castleford – on Monday night. The Rhinos, however, remain in fifth whilst Wakefield finally lifted themselves off the bottom of the table with a 48-18 hammering of wooden spoon-competitors Hull KR. Incidentally, that, and an 18-14 win over Huddersfield the week before, handed Trinity their first back-to-back wins for the first time in 2020.

Leeds Rhinos

Leeds boss Richard Agar has named an unchanged squad


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

Coach: Richard Agar

Wakefield Trinity

Chris Chester has brought Joe Westerman, Jack Croft and Connor Bailey back as Matty Ashurst and Tony Gigot sit out with injury.


21 Man Squad
Tinirau Arona Yusuf Aydin
Connor Bailey James Batchelor
Eddie Battye Jack Croft
Jordan Crowther David Fifita
Ryan Hampshire Tom Johnstone
Ben Jones-Bishop Max Jowitt
Reece Lyne Jacob Miller
Innes Senior Adam Tangata
Kelepi Tanginoa Bill Tupou
Brad Walker Joe Westerman
Kyle Wood

Coach: Chris Chester

LAST TIME THEY MET

Leeds beat Wakefield 10-0 last time out in June 2019, but that was the Rhinos’ first victory in four games against their West Yorkshire rivals.

THE ERL PREDICTION

Leeds by 4

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