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Donaldson signs new Leeds Rhinos contract

Leeds forward James Donaldson has agreed a new two-year contract with the Rhinos.

The 28-year-old former Bradford second rower joined Leeds on a 12-month deal after being released by Hull KR at the end of the 2018 season and has made 24 out of a possible 30 appearances so far this year.

James Donaldson Credit: PA Images

Leeds director of rugby Kevin Sinfield said: "It is great news that James has agreed to sign a new deal with the club.

"When he first arrived at the Rhinos, he showed a great attitude and commitment to the club despite initially joining on trial.

"He has become a popular member of the squad and been a key experienced member of the group. I am looking forward to seeing him develop after a full off season at the club."