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Courtney Winfield-Hill eyeing treble with Leeds Rhinos as Betfred Ladies’s Tremendous League begins | Rugby League Information

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After 18 months, the Ladies’s Tremendous League season kicks-off on Sunday with Leeds Rhinos taking part in York Metropolis Knights; Winfield-Hill: “We’re at all times in search of that elusive treble… however it is going to be a profitable 12 months no matter trophies, it is going to be a hit to simply get rugby again full cease”

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Leeds Rhinos captain Courtney Winfield-Hill

Courtney Winfield-Hill says the treble is on for Leeds Rhinos however has requested for endurance with younger expertise because the Betfred Ladies’s Tremendous League begins. 

Reigning champions Rhinos are among the many favourites to triumph within the league’s fourth season and so they have gained back-to-back Problem Cups too.

Head coach Lois Forsell has pitched three new signings straight into the aspect for Sunday’s season opener towards York Metropolis Knights and their skipper is assured of a trophy cost on a number of fronts.

“It was an thrilling feeling after we received the inexperienced gentle for coaching, and that is been much more heightened now that it is spherical one,” the reigning Girl of Metal informed the Sportsman podcast.

“Our women are actually eager, we have had six weeks of pre-season, perhaps not of nice amount, however nice high quality and we’re chomping on the bit.

“We’re at all times in search of that elusive treble, and that is behind our minds, however it is going to be a profitable 12 months no matter trophies, it is going to be a hit to simply get rugby again full cease.

“We have got quite a lot of U19s coming via and this 12 months some success might be primarily based round blooding a couple of kids into our crew.”

Tara Moxon, Adaoha Akwiwu and Zoe Hornby are all set for debuts once they face the Knights at Sports activities Park Weetwood.

The final top-level ladies’s rugby league fixture that was performed in England noticed Leeds beat Castleford within the Grand Ultimate all the way in which again in October 2019.

Eighteen months on Winfield-Hill reckons Cas, who open up with an area derby towards Featherstone Rovers, might be one of many main lights once more, however feels the title race would be the tightest but.

“St Helens, Castleford, hopefully us, I would wish to assume might be within the combine,” she mentioned.

“Saints have recruited nicely and Cas have gotten factors to show, and we have got titles to defend, however then there are others. Bradford confirmed some actually good indicators, you’ll be able to by no means rule Wigan out and Featherstone are a troublesome aspect. I am trying ahead to some actually robust and aggressive matches.”

Two new groups be a part of the competitors this season within the form of Warrington Wolves and Huddersfield Giants.

Warrington face Wigan of their maiden Tremendous League match, and the Warriors might be led this season by England’s Rachel Thompson, newly put in as captain.

Giants have to attend till April 25 to make their debut and that comes towards fellow newcomers Warrington.



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