Rhinos, Giants, last push before the playoffs

Rhinos, Giants, last push before the playoffs

As the eliminations coming to an end, both teams refusing to lose their remaining games for a better playoff spot. The Leeds Rhinos is in need of a win for them to secure a playoff spot, so every game is a must-win for the squad. On the other hand, although the Huddersfield Giants secure a spot in the playoffs, they want to end the eliminations in a good note.

These two teams have their own goal as they near the start of the playoffs. The Rhinos want to keep winning so they could land a spot in the top six. If they continue winning, they can even squeeze into the top four which is better for them. The Giants on the other hand wants to win this match for a higher chance to land on the second spot. A win for the Giants mean a better advantage going into the playoffs.

Leeds Rhinos

Leeds Rhinos

The Rhinos have been impressive during the late games of the eliminations. During the start of the season, it is almost impossible for the Rhinos to enter the playoffs because of the threats in regulation. However, the team managed to play well and climb back to the standings and do better as a team. Actually, the team’s priority for now is to get in the play-offs, and the others are to be followed. Although their meeting with the Giants posed a threat, the team is still optimistic that they go past them.

Kruise Leeming, Tom Briscoe, and David Fusitu’a will suit up for the 21-man squad of the Rhinos. However, the squad lost loose-forward, Cameron Smith.

Huddersfield Giants

Huddersfield Giants
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Eyeing for the second spot before the playoffs, the Giants are set to take the Rhinos. It is clear that the Giants are more structured team than the Rhinos. In fact, the Rhinos admitted that the Giants are dangerous. With the eliminations getting near, despite the Giants securing a playoff spot, they still want more. This squad wants to keep on winning so they can enter the round 25 of 27 on a winning note.

Adding to the power of this squad, Will Pryce will return in the squad after his ban. However, Jack Ashworth, Josh Jones, and Ash Golding will still continue to sit on the sideline.


Huddersfield Giants (2.5)
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