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The Leeds Rhinos Foundation PDRL team will face Wakefield Trinity in their second game
The Leeds Rhinos Foundation PDRL team will face Wakefield Trinity in their second game
Leeds Rhinos Foundation PDRL ready for second game against Wakefield Trinity PDRL
5 April 2018, 9:09
By Leanne Flynn
Leeds Rhinos Foundation's PDRL team are set to play their second fixture against Wakefield Trinity PDRL on Sunday 8th April at the Mobile Rocket Stadium, kick off 5.30pm.
The Physical Disability team, who were formed this year, played in the UK's first competitive PDRL game against Warrington back in February and secured a 22-10 win. They will be aiming to make it back to make wins when they face Trinity PDRL in their first ever game.

Chris Godfrey, Disability Programme Coordinator for Leeds Rhinos Foundation and head coach for the PDRL side said: "The PDRL concept has come a long way in the past months, a number of new teams have expressed interest since our first game one of which were Wakefield, who we are really looking forward to welcoming into the PDRL fold.

"It is a pleasure for our lads to not only have played and been victorious in the inaugural PDRL game on British soil but to follow it up with the second too. The team continues to grow and more players are expressing interest in getting involved and two lads will be making their debuts on Sunday in Chris Young and Ben Rawlings, more players are welcome to come and get involved. In our last game we welcomed Alex Brooker into the team, but unfortunately he is injured for this game but is hoping to be involved in a future fixture."

Sunday's PDRL game is part of a double header at the Mobile Rocket Stadium and will be played following the Betfred Super League game between Wakefield Trinity and Leeds Rhinos. To ensure you have your ticket for the game Super League fixture between Wakefield Trinity and Leeds Rhinos please contact the Wakefield Trinity club shop on 01924 611211 - option 1. If you wish to attend the Physical Disability Rugby League game - entry will be from 5pm on the day and free of charge.

The squad in full for the game is:

1. Josh Butler
2. Chris Young Sponsored By Clissors HK LTD
3. Jordan Stott
4. Dylan Hughes
5. Tom Sheridan Sponsored By Rainbow IT Services
6. Owen Lockwood
7. Tom Lockett
8. Ash Lockwood
10. Simon Brown
11. Ben Rawlings
12. Dan Roberts (c) Sponsored By Rapid Response LTD
13. Tommy Pouncey
14. Nathan Collins
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