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Leeds Rhinos toasting victory at Leeds Arena

Thousands of fans have packed into the First Direct Arena in Leeds to celebrate Leeds Rhinos winning the treble and to say farewell to outgoing stars Kevin Sinfield, Jamie Peacock and Kylie Leuluai players who are leaving the club this season.

Fans wait for the Rhinos to appear on stage Credit: ITV Yorkshire


Rhinos complete treble after tense Grand Final win over Wigan

Leeds Rhinos became only the second team from our region to win the treble after they edged out Wigan 22-20 in the Super League Grand Final.

Captain Kevin Sinfield, who was playing his last game for the club along with Jamie Peacock and Kylie Leuluai, kicked the winning conversion after Josh Walters scored the final try of the match.

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Thousands of Rhinos fans set off for 'sellout ' Grand Final

Thousands of Leeds Rhinos fans are on their way to Manchester to see if their side can win the treble by beating Wigan Warriors in the Super League Grand Final.

Leeds Rhinos celebrating after winning the League Leaders Shield Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire/Press Association Images

It will be the last game for Rhinos stalwarts Jamie Peacock, Kevin Sinfield and Kylie Leuluai. Leeds won the Challenge Cup in August after they thrashed Hull KR at Wembley. Brian McDermott's men also won the League Leaders Shield last month and are now aiming to be only the second side from our region to win all three trophies in one season.

It is expected to be the highest ever attendance for an Old Trafford Grand Final.

Rhinos hoping three is their magic number ahead of Grand Final clash

They say things come in threes and the Leeds Rhinos will be hoping that is the case this weekend as they go in search of a third major trophy in a matter of weeks.

The Rhinos will become only the third side in Super League history to win the treble if they beat Wigan in the Grand Final at Old Trafford.

Click below to watch Chris Dawkes' report on their strange relationship with the number three ahead of Saturday's showpiece final:


Former Bull Sykes signs for hometown club

Former Wakefield Wildcats and Bradford Bulls utility back Paul Sykes has signed for Dewsbury Rams for the 2016 season.

Paul Sykes has signed for Dewsbury Rams for the 2016 season Credit: Press Association

The 34-year-old has scored more than 1500 points in his career and helped Featherstone Rovers lift the Championship Shield on Sunday bagging another 16 points.

Sykes will join his former teammate and Ram's coach Glenn Morrison at the Championship side.

I’m really pleased to sign for my hometown club

I spoke to Glenn about joining. He’s someone I’ve known for a while from our time together at Bradford and Wakefield.

We discussed my plans and in the end I was delighted to be able to join Dewsbury.

– Paul Sykes

Zak Hardaker wins Man of Steel award

Credit: Press Association

Leeds Rhinos' star Zak Hardaker has scooped the prestigious Steve Prescott Man of Steel award at tonight's Super League award ceremony.

The full-back beat fellow teammate Adam Cuthbertson and St Helens prop Alex Walmsley to the honour.

First Million Pound Match sees Wakefield coach take on former captain

Wakefield's Belle Vue will be the venue for whats been billed as the Million Pound match - the difference in financial terms between playing in the Championship and the Super League - and sees 2 traditional West Yorkshire sides go head to head.

Bradford Bulls are hoping to bounce back to the top flight after a year in the second tier, whereas Wakefield are looking to avoid dropping down a division.

To add to the drama the game pits Bulls head coach James Lowes against the man who signed him from Bradford back in the 1990's Brian Smith - now in charge at Trinity:

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