Leeds Rhinos’ Callum McLelland forging own path to top

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“If you ask anyone from around Pontefract and Castleford area who grew up watching Castleford or Leeds, the main aspiration was to be someone like Rob Burrow.” Leeds Rhinos Callum McLelland following in Rob Burrow’s footsteps Leeds Rhinos starlet Callum McLelland was five years old when his idol Burrow appeared in his first Super League […] READ MORE


Leeds Rhinos’ ‘Golden Generation’ 

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In one of the most dominant periods in the sport, Leeds Rhinos won seven Grand Finals, two League Leaders Shields, and the Challenge Cup between 2004 and 2014. Last Word on Rugby has decided to recount that unprecedented decade of success.  Background on Leeds Rhinos ‘golden generation’ The Rhinos came into the 2004 season having […] READ MORE


Danny McGuire: profile of a Leeds Rhinos legend

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Danny McGuire is a name known throughout rugby league due to his personal success as Super League’s record try scorer and Leeds Rhinos’ exploits. Last Word on Rugby League writer Sam Harris profiles the great man.  Danny McGuire: promise as a youngster McGuire was a talented scrum-half and started his foray into rugby league at local […] READ MORE


Treble Winners: Leeds Rhinos

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As part of a series, Last Word on Rugby is looking at the teams which have achieved the treble – winning the Challenge Cup, League Leaders and the Grand Final – in the same season. Finally, it is the Leeds Rhinos side of 2015. Challenge Cup The Rhinos were the holders after finally ending their […] READ MORE


Treble winners – St Helens 2006

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As part of a series, Last Word on Rugby is looking at the teams which have achieved the treble – winning the Challenge Cup, League Leaders and the Grand Final – in the same season. Next up is the St Helens side of 2006. Challenge Cup St Helens were looking to go one further than […] READ MORE


Treble winners – Bradford Bulls 

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As part of a series, Last Word on Rugby is looking at the teams which have achieved the treble – winning the Challenge Cup, League Leaders and the Grand Final – in the same season. First up is the Bradford Bulls side of 2003.  Challenge Cup Knocked out in the fourth round by rivals Leeds […] READ MORE