Leeds Rhinos Women

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Leeds Rhinos Women
Club information
Full nameLeeds Rhinos Women Rugby League Football Club
Nickname(s)The Rhinos
Short nameLeeds Rhinos
ColoursRhinoscolours.svg Blue and Amber
Founded2017; 2 years ago (2017)
Websitetherhinos.co.uk
Current details
Ground(s)
CoachAdam Cuthbertson
CaptainLois Forsell
CompetitionWomen's Super League
Rugby football current event.png Current season
Women's Challenge Cup1 (2018)

Leeds Rhinos Women are a rugby league team based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. The team is part of the Leeds Rhinos club and plays in the Women's Super League.

The team was formed in September 2017 with the aid of the Leeds Rhinos Foundation.[1] In December 2017 Rhino's forward, Adam Cuthbertson was appointed coach and Lois Forsell was named as captain in March 2018.[2][3]

In the team's first season, they won the Women's Challenge Cup beating Castleford Tigers 20–14 in the final, at the Halliwell Jones Stadium, on 4 August 2018.[4]

Honours[edit]

League[edit]

Runners up: 2018

Cups[edit]

Winners: 2018

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leeds Rhinos launch women's rugby league team". Yorkshire Evening Post. 21 September 2018. Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Super League winner Adam Cuthbertson to coach York City Knights Ladies' rivals Leeds Rhinos Women". York Evening Press. 4 December 2017. Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Lois Forsell named as first ever captain of Leeds Rhinos Women's team". Yorkshire Evening Post. 8 March 2018. Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Rhinos fightback for the Cup". Rugby Leaguer & League Express (3, 133). 6 August 2018. p. 14.