James Keinhorst

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Jimmy Keinhorst
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Personal information
Full name James Keinhorst
Born (1990-07-14) 14 July 1990 (age 26)
Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Weight 92 kg (14 st 7 lb)[1]
Playing information
Rugby league
Position Centre, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2012– Leeds Rhinos 65 35 0 0 140
2013(loan) Hunslet Hawks 24 16 1 0 66
2014(loan) Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 12 5 0 0 20
2015(loan) Hunslet Hawks
Total 101 56 1 0 226
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2007–12 Germany 10 19 16 0 108
Rugby union
Position Centre, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2009–10 Heidelberger RK 8 4 0 0 25
2010–11 Otley RUFC 11 3 0 0 15
Total 19 7 0 0 40
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2010 Germany 2 1 0 0 5
As of 10 October 2015
Source: [2]

James "Jimmy" Keinhorst (born 14 July 1990 in Leeds)[3] is a German international rugby league player, playing for Leeds in the Super League and the Germany national rugby league team. He has also played for the Germany national rugby union team in the past.[4] His regular positions are centre and second row.

Club career[edit]

Keinhorst began playing rugby in 2004 while attending St. Mary's Catholic High School, Menston.[5]

Heidelberger RK[edit]

Keinhorst began playing rugby union as an amateur with Otley RUFC and moved to Germany to play with German side Heidelberger RK in 2009 at the age of 19 and won the National Championship in the 2008-10 season. He played 8 games and scored 4 tries in his first season.

Otley[edit]

Keinhorst rejoined Otley as a semi-professional in 2010 and went on to make 11 appearances in the 2010-11 season and scored 3 tries before leaving at the end of the season to sign a professional contract at rugby league side Leeds Rhinos.

Leeds Rhinos[edit]

Keinhorst signed for Leeds Rhinos in 2011[6] and made his Super League debut for Leeds on 30 July 2012 in a loss to Wakefield.[7] Keinhorst came on as a substitute in Leeds' losing appearance in the 2012 Challenge Cup final.[8]

In 2014 Keinhorst spent time on loan at Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, making seven appearances before returning to his parent club. He also spent time in the Championship with Leeds' feeder club Hunslet Hawks.

Keinhorst played from the bench for Leeds in the 2015 Super League Grand Final, and helped to set up the winning try for Josh Walters.

International career[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

He made his debut for Germany's national rugby union team in an ENC match against the Poland national rugby union team on 20 November 2010.[9] Keinhorst scored his first try for Germany a week later, against the Netherlands national rugby union team in Amsterdam.[10]

Rugby league[edit]

Keinhorst is the youngest of four rugby-playing brothers and qualifies to play for Germany through his German father Wolfgang, who has lived in the United Kingdom for many years.[11] He and his three brothers, Kristian, Markus, Nicholas set a world record in 2007, when they played a rugby league international for Germany against Czech Republic, becoming the most siblings to play in a rugby league international match.[12][13]

As of 2012, Keinhorst is the top try and point scorer for the German national rugby league team, having scored 19 tries and 108 points for the team so far in ten games.[4]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

German rugby union championship: 2010

Rugby league[edit]

Super League: 2015

Challenge Cup: 2015

League Leaders Shield: 2015

Stats[edit]

James Keinhorst's personal statistics in club and international rugby:[5]

Club[edit]

Year Club Division Games Tries Con Pen DG Place
2009–10 Heidelberger RK Rugby-Bundesliga 8 4 0 0 0 3rd – Champions
2010–11 Otley R.U.F.C. National League 1 11 3 0 0 0
2012 Leeds Rhinos Super League 5 3 0 0 0 5th – Champions
2013 Leeds Rhinos Super League 9 3 0 0 0
2013 Hunslet Hawks Championship 15 13 1 0 0
2014 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats Super League 7 1 0 0 0 ongoing loan

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Leeds Rhinos Jimmy Keinhorst". Leeds Rhinos Official Site. Leeds Rhinos. 2015. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  2. ^ http://www.itsrugby.co.uk/player-international-10495.html
  3. ^ German international set to make Super League debut Leeds Rhinos website, published: 30 July 2012, accessed: 31 July 2012
  4. ^ a b Nationalmanschafts Satistik 2006–10 (German) Rugby League Deutschland website, accessed: 11 December 2010
  5. ^ a b James Keinhorst profile at totalrugby.de (German) accessed: 23 March 2010
  6. ^ Leeds Rhinos: German starlet handed chance to shine Yorkshire Evening Post website, accessed: 13 January 2012
  7. ^ Mixed emotions for Keinhorst Leeds Rhinos website, published: 30 July 2012, accessed: 31 July 2012
  8. ^ Challenge Cup final: Leeds Rhinos 18–35 Warrington Wolves BBC website, published: 25 August 2012, accessed: 26 August 2012
  9. ^ DRV XV: Unnötige Auftaktniederlage gegen Polen (German) Rugby-Journal, published: 21 November 2010, accessed: 21 November 2010
  10. ^ DRV XV: Deutschland ohne Keinhorst – Hongkong mit Nachwuchsteam (German) totalrugby.de, published: 11 December 2010, accessed: 11 December 2010
  11. ^ Youngest Keinhorst gets chance in Germany Wharfedale & Airedale Observer, published: 25 November 2009, accessed: 23 November 2010
  12. ^ Henderson kids make dad proud The Daily Telegraph , published: 23 November 2007, accessed: 23 November 2010
  13. ^ Otley hope skipper is not feeling under par Telegraph & Argus, published: 12 August 2010, accessed: 23 November 2010

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