SS.com Messageboard Home Sunday, November 17, 2019
Latest Articles
rhinoms Superleague ...
rhinoms Superleague ...
rhinoms Superleague ...
rhinoms Superleague ...
rhinoms Superleague ...
Navigation
SS.com Messageboard
Home
Articles
Downloads
Contact Me
Web Links
Photo Gallery
Search
Game Info
2015 1st Team Game Info
2014 1st Team Game Info
2013 1st Team Game Info
2012 1st Team Game Info
2011 1st Team Game Info
2010 1st Team Game Info
2009 1st Team Game Info
2008 1st Team Game Info
2007 1st Team Game Info
2006 1st Team Game Info
2005 1st Team Game Info
Hall of Fame
Tony Smith ('03-'07)
Barrie McDermott ('96-'06)
Merchandise

Click Here
2013 Sponsors List
2012 Sponsors List
2011 Sponsors List
2010 Sponsors List
2009 Sponsors List
2008 Sponsors List
2007 Sponsors List
2006 Sponsors List
2005 Sponsors List
Cummins Return to Bolster Youngsters
Posted by southstander on April 05 2005 - 16:26:30

Legend Returns
by Matthew Horton

The Regular season begins tomorrow for the Under-21's and after the grading phase its First Division football this year. No trips to Wigan, Bradford and Hull this season, this fixture list contains the delights of Featherstone, Doncaster and Dewsbury.

Wednesdays is the first one of such games and a trip to Cougar Park to take on the Keighley Cougars.

Read the match preview here.

The Rhinos have not played since the final grading game at Wakefield on the 9th March. Since then Liam Botham and Nick Scruton have gone to First Grade, Lee Smith also had a run out as well in the disastrous defeat on Easter Monday. So this is going to be the first game for the team in near on a month. It's going to be a long season for the Rhinos youngsters but hopefully they can prove everybody wrong by bringing home the silver at the end of the season.

Onto proceedings at Cougar Park on wednesday night, the game kicks off at 7.30pm and coach Stuart Wilkinson has named his team for the game. Lee Smith will start at full back, Gareth Morton (who has an appearance in the First Grade in 2001 and 2002) plays in the centre as a trialist after returning from a spell with Borders RU and Francis Cummins makes his long awaited return after injury. Ashley Gibson moves to the second row to make room for Morton and Jamie I'Anson gets the nod ahead of John Gallagher who starts from the bench. Scott Murrell and Jordan Tansey continue at half back and Joe Walsh has returned to the Under 18's and played in the opening 33-32 defeat at Huddersfield last Saturday.

Your Rhinos team for the opening fixture is 1. Lee Smith; 2. Francis Cummins, 3, Chris Buttery, 4. Gareth Morton, 5. Matt Gardner; 6. Scott Murrell, 7. Jordan Tansey; 8. Luke Burgess, 9. Jamie I'Anson. 10. Luke Stenchion, 11. Jason Golden, 12. Ashley Gibson, 13. Carl Ablett; 14. John Gallagher, 15. Danny Williams, 16. Dave Tootill, 17. Jason Hart.

Little is known about the Cougars team but they had a 100% record in the grading phase, after playing the same teams at the Rhinos, all defeats. They lost to Warrington 58-20, Wakefield 48-6, Salford 46-20 and Halifax 50- 10. Only Featherstone came out of the grading phase with a worse record.

So, if your in the area, get down to Cougar Park to see the return of a true Leeds legend and hopefully some legends of the future. A match report will appear on the site sometime on Thursday.

Guest
Username

Password

Remember Me



Register
Lost Password?
Google Adverts
Member Poll
How will the Rhinos fare in the opening fixtures of the two part season?

Top of the pile

Top Four

Top Eight

Bottom Four

You must login to vote.
All The Latest News
YEP
Google Adverts

Whilst every effort is made to ensure that news stories are correct, we cannot be held responsible for errors. However, if you feel any material on this website is copyrighted or incorrect in any way please contact us at loiners@hotmail.com so we can remove it or negotiate copyright permission.

RLFANS.COM, the owners of this website, the RLSA (Rugby League Supporters Association) or the 100% League Network are not responsible for the content of its sub-sites, please email the author of this sub-site if you feel you find an article offensive or of a choice nature that you disagree with.

Email RLFANS.COM's owners admins@rlfans.com if further assistance is required.

(C)1999-2015 RLFANS.COM