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Leeds Rhinos’ Brad Singleton looking to even the score against rivals Castleford Tigers

THEY won the game against them that mattered most – the Grand Final – but for Leeds Rhinos’ Brad Singleton that is not enough as his side renew acquaintances with Castleford Tigers tomorrow for the first time since that Old Trafford night.

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Oliver Roberts.

World Cup experience leaves Huddersfield Giants star Roberts walking tall

LIKE a few other Super League players, Huddersfield Giants’ Oliver Roberts starts the new season emboldened with confidence after his World Cup experiences.

Huddersfield Giants
Justin Horo.

Wakefield Trinity’s style of play proved big attraction for new signing Justin Horo

THERE were a few eyebrows raised when Wakefield Trinity announced the signing of New Zealander Justin Horo from Catalans Dragons in September.

Wakefield Trinity
Where's my seat? Coach Brian McDermott at Leeds Rhinos' photoshoot.

 Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Richie Myler backed to keep Leeds Rhinos at the top

LEEDS RHINOS head coach Brian McDermott believes new signing Richie Myler has all the assets required to at last reclaim the England scrum-half role and end a six-year spell in the international wilderness.

Leeds Rhinos
Tom Briscoe.

Leeds Rhinos: We’ve learned the lessons of our last title defence says Briscoe

WITH JUST 13 days to go until the start of Betfred Super League, winger Tom Briscoe reckons Leeds Rhinos are in a much better situation than before their most recent title defence two years ago.

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Leeds rhinos v Melbourne Storm World Club Challenge
Melbourne with trophy

Rhinos’ World Club Challenge clash in Melbourne set for live TV coverage

Leeds Rhinos’ World Club Challenge tie at Melbourne Storm next month will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Main Event.

Leeds Rhinos
Huddersfield's Jordan Rankin.

Giants set top-four target as Stone eyes fast start

HEAD COACH Rick Stone hopes a greater squad depth will help deliver Huddersfield Giants improved consistency this season and potentially see them return to Super League’s top-four.

Huddersfield Giants
Danny Houghton.

Captaincy is one of my biggest honours, says new Hull FC skipper Danny Houghton

DANNY HOUGHTON last night described being named as Hull FC’s new captain as one of the “biggest honours” of his career.

Hull FC
Leeds Rhinos' Rob Burrow.

New era starts for Burrow at Leeds Rhinos

ROB Burrow begins his new role as Leeds Rhinos’ head of academy admitting the club’s current crop of youngsters have “similarities” with some of their famous predecessors.

Leeds Rhinos
Jamie Ellis, pictured during his first spell at Castleford Tigers.

Jamie Ellis relishing second chance with top targets Castleford Tigers

CASTLEFORD TIGERS will be the team everyone wants to beat this year – but new recruit Jamie Ellis insists they can handle that pressure.

Castleford Tigers
Kallum Watkins: New 
Leeds Rhinos captain.

How Kallum Watkins revealed his leadership qualities in Leeds Rhinos’ darkest times

THE announcement was left until little more than two weeks before the season begins, but coach Brian McDermott insists Kallum Watkins was an “obvious choice” as Leeds Rhinos’ new captain.

Leeds Rhinos
WINNER: Leeds Rhinos' Kallum Watkins celebrates scoring his side's second try ion last year's Grand Final at Old Trafford against Castleford Tigers. Picture: Richard Sellers/PA

Peter Smith: Why Kallum Watkins is ideal choice for Leeds Rhinos’ captaincy

KALLUM WATKINS’ appointment as Leeds Rhinos’ captain was a surprise to some fans - although the fact the club used his image on the front of their 2018 handbook was a clue.

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TOUGH LOSS: Hull KR's Danny Addy (with ball) battles against Featherstone Rovers last year, but will miss the entire 2018 season. Picture: James Hardisty.

Injury blow for Hull KR sees Danny Addy ruled out

PROMOTED HULL KR are reeling from the loss of a key player for the whole of the 2018 season, writes Peter Smith.

Hull KR
NEW FACE:  Michael Monaghan. Picture: Martin Rickett/PA

Michael Monaghan signs up for Wakefield Trinity’s 2018 bid to aim higher

FORMER Lance Todd Trophy winner Michael Monaghan has joined Wakefield Trinity as assistant to coach Chris Chester.

Wakefield Trinity
LEADING FROM THE FRONT: Leeds Rhinos' new captain, Kallum Watkins . Picture: Alex Whitehead/

Kallum Watkins ‘honoured’ to be named new captain of Leeds Rhinos

England centre Kallum Watkins has been confirmed as Leeds Rhinos’ new captain.

Leeds Rhinos
Dean Hadley

Frustrated Hadley hoping to make up for lost time at Hull FC after Wakefield Trinity loan

IT HAS come 12 months later than expected but Dean Hadley can now belatedly make his mark in Hull FC colours.

Hull FC
Kyle Wood is tackled by Ahton Golding.

Wakefield Trinity: Wood carving out a working partnership at hooker

KYLE WOOD is happy to share hooking duties for Wakefield Trinity this season.

Wakefield Trinity
Danny Brough

Brough is facing battle to keep shirt at Giants

HE has been one of the first names on Huddersfield Giants’ team sheet for almost a decade but Danny Brough admits he now faces a real battle for a place even in their matchday 17.

Huddersfield Giants
Castleford Tigers' Joe Wardle.

New boy Joe Wardle sets sights on silverware with Castleford Tigers

STAR SIGNING Joe Wardle says he is “impressed” by his early experience of Castleford Tigers.

Castleford Tigers
Gareth Hock has signed for Featherstone Rovers

Featherstone swoop for ex-England star Hock as KR’s Hull derby win comes at a cost

FEATHERSTONE Rovers have completed the signing of former England international Gareth Hock.

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