2010 Leeds Rhinos season

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2010 Leeds Rhinos season
Super League XV 4th
Play-off result Qualifying Semi Final
Challenge Cup Final
World Club Challenge Final
2010 record Wins: 21; Draws: 1; Losses: 11
Points scored For: 903; Against: 593
Team information
Chairman Paul Caddick
Head coach Brian McClennan
Captain
Stadium Headingley Stadium
2009 List of seasons 2011 >

This article details the Leeds Rhinos rugby league football club's 2010 season. This is the fifteenth season of the Super League era.

Pre-Season[edit]

December

Season Review[edit]

February

Super League Season starts

Round 1

League table[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
1 Wigancolours.svg Wigan Warriors 27 22 0 5 922 411 +511 44
2 Saintscolours.svg St Helens 27 20 0 7 946 547 +399 40
3 Wolvescolours.svg Warrington Wolves 27 20 0 7 885 488 +397 40
4 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos 27 17 1 9 725 561 +164 35
5 Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield Giants 27 16 1 10 758 439 +319 33
6 Hullcolours.svg Hull FC 27 16 0 11 569 584 −15 32
7 HKRcolours.svg Hull KR 27 14 1 12 653 632 +21 29
8 Cruscolours.svg Crusaders RL 27 12 0 15 547 732 −185 24
9 Castleford colours.svg Castleford Tigers 27 11 0 16 648 766 −118 22
10 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls 27 9 1 17 528 728 −200 19
11 Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield 27 9 0 18 539 741 −202 18
12 Redscolours.svg Salford City Reds 27 8 0 19 448 857 −409 16
13 Quinscolours.svg Harlequins RL 27 7 0 20 494 838 −344 14
14 Catalanscolours.svg Catalans Dragons 27 6 0 21 409 747 −338 12
  Teams qualifying for the Play-offs
  Leeds

Source: superleague.co.uk.
Classification: 1st on competition points; 2nd on match points difference.
Competition points: for win = 2; for draw = 1; for loss = 0.

2010 Results[edit]

Date Competition Round Home Score Away Result Venue Referee Attendance Notes
26 Dec 2009 Trial Game N/A Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos 32-12 Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity Wildcats W Headingley Matthew Tomason 8,797 Traditional Boxing Day friendly
17 Jan 2010 Trial Game N/A Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos 12-10 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls W Headingley Thierry Alibert 5,759 Matt Diskin Testimonial
24 Jan 2010 Trial Game N/A Whitehaven RLFC 22-30 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos W Recreation Ground Ian Smith 2,250
29 Jan 2010 Super League 4 Cruscolours.svgCrusaders 6-34 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos W Racecourse Ground Ben Thaler 10,334 Rescheduled round 4 game due to WCC
5 Feb 2010 Super League 1 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos 10-24 Cascolours.png Castleford Tigers L Headingley Stadium Ian Smith 15,875
14 Feb 2010 Super League 2 Wcatscolours.svgWakefield Trinity Wildcats 28-18 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos L Belle Vue James Child 9,873
19 Feb 2010 Super League 3 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos 22-10 Redscolours.svg Salford City Reds W Headingley Stadium Phil Bentham 12,700
28 Feb 2010 World Club Challenge N/A Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos 10-18 Melbourne Storm L Elland Road Richard Silverwood 27,697 Leeds 2nd WCC loss in as many years
5 Mar 2010 Super League 5 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos 62-4 Quinscolours.svgHarlequins RL W Headingley Stadium Thiery Alibert 12,684
13 Mar 2010 Super League 6 Giantscolours.svgHuddersfield Giants 26-20 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos L Galpharm Stadium Richard Silverwood 10,116
19 Mar 2010 Super League 7 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos 10-17 HKRcolours.svgHull KR L Headingley Stadium Steve Ganson 15,201
26 Mar 2010 Super League 8 Wigancolours.svgWigan Warriors 24-4 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos L DW Stadium Steve Ganson 17,883
1 Apr 2010 Super League 9 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos 20-20 Bullscolours.svgBradford Bulls D Headingley Stadium Phil Bentham 17,234
5 Apr 2010 Super League 10 Catalanscolours.svgCatalans Dragons 24-34 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos W Stade Gilbert Brutus Ben Thaler 8,230
11 Apr 2010 Super League 11 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos 46-30 Hullcolours.svgHull W Headingley Stadium Phil Bentham 16,896
17 Apr 2010 Challenge Cup 4th Hullcolours.svgHull 48-24 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos W KC Stadium Richard Silverwood 15,109
24 Apr 2010 Super League 12 Saintscolours.svgSt Helens 41-20 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos L Knowsley Road Richard Silverwood 11,048
1 May 2010 Super League 13 Wcatscolours.svgWakefield Trinity Wildcats 30-34 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos W Murrayfield Thierry Aibert 26,642 Magic Weekend
7 May 2010 Challenge Cup 5th Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos 70-22 Blackpool Panthers W Headingley Stadium Robert Hicks 5,316
14 May 2010 Super League 14 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos 26-16 Wolvescolours.svgWarrington Wolves W Headingley Stadium Ben Thaler 16,733
23 May 2010 Super League 15 Bullscolours.svgBradford Bulls 12-26 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos W Grattan Stadium Richard Silverwood 13,269
29 May 2010 Challenge Cup QF Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos 12-10 Wigancolours.svgWigan Warriors W Headingley Stadium Phil Bentham 9,242
4 Jun 2010 Super League 16 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos 28-22 Wcatscolours.svgWakefield Trinity Wildcats W Headingley Stadium Ian Smith 13,869
12 Jun 2010 Super League 17 Quinscolours.svgHarlequins RL 22-42 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos W Twickenham Stoop James Child 4,117
20 Jun 2010 Super League 18 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos 26-32 Cruscolours.svgCrusaders L Headingley Stadium Robert Hicks 14,371
27 Jun 2010 Super League 19 Wolvescolours.svgWarrington Wolves 30-37 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos W Halliwell Jones Stadium James Child 10,442
3 Jul 2010 Super League 20 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos 28-24 Saintscolours.svgSt Helens W Headingley Stadium Richard Silverwood 17,200
9 Jul 2010 Super League 21 HKRcolours.svgHull KR 25-6 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos L Craven Park Thierry Alibert 8,640
16 Jul 2010 Super League 22 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos 21-20 Giantscolours.svgHuddersfield Giants W Headingley Stadium Ben Thaler 15,070
25 Jul 2010 Super League 23 Redscolours.svgSalford City Reds 22-31 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos W The Willows Phil Bentham 4,651
30 Jul 2010 Super League 24 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos 12-26 Wigancolours.svgWigan Warriors L Headingley Stadium Steve Ganson 16,622
7 Aug 2010 Challenge Cup SF Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos 32-28 Saintscolours.svgSt Helens W Galpharm Stadium Phil Bentham 15,267 Neutral Stadium
13 Aug 2010 Super League 25 Cascolours.pngCastleford Tigers 6-38 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos W The Jungle Richard Silverwood 7,901
13 Aug 2010 Super League 26 Rhinoscolours.pngLeeds Rhinos 52-6 Catalanscolours.svgCatalans Dragons W Headingley Stadium James Child 15,154
30 Aug 2010 Challenge Cup Final Wolvescolours.svgWarrington Wolves 30-6 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos L Wembley Stadium Richard Silverwood 85,217 Leeds 4th successive cup Final loss
4 Sep 2010 Super League 27 Hullcolours.svgHull 18-14 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos W KC Stadium Ian Smith 16,208
11 Sep 2010 Play-Offs QPO Wigancolours.svgWigan Warriors 26-27 Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos W DW Stadium Thierry Alibert 12,117 Qualifying Play Off
24 Sep 2010 Play-Offs QSF Rhinoscolours.svgLeeds Rhinos 6-26 Wigancolours.svgWigan Warriors L Headingley Stadium Richard Silverwood 13,693 Qualifying Semi Final

2010 Squad[edit]

2010 Leeds Rhinos season
First team squad Coaching staff

Head coach

Assistant coach


Legend:
  • (c) Captain
  • (vc) Vice captain


2010 Transfers In/Out[edit]

Gains

Player Previous Club Years Signed Until the End of
Brett Delaney Gold Coast Titans
Greg Eastwood Canterbury Bulldogs 3 years 2012
Jay Pitts Wakefield Trinity Wildcats
Kyle Amor Whitehaven RLFC
Michael Coady Doncaster
Luke Ambler Salford City Reds
Lee Smith Wasps (Rugby Union) 4 years 2014

Losses

Player Future Club Years Signed Until the End of
Lee Smith Wasps (Rugby Union)
Michael Ratu Hull KR
Ashley Gibson Salford City Reds
Simon Worrall Toulouse Olympique 1 Year Loan 2010
Danny Allan Released
Ben Jones-Bishop Harlequins RL 1 Year Loan 2010

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