Kallum Watkins: Leeds Rhinos captain extends contract until 2021

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    Kallum Watkins has scored seven tries in nine Super League games this season

    Leeds Rhinos captain Kallum Watkins has signed a new two-year deal, keeping him with the Super League champions until the end of the 2021 season.

    The 27-year-old, who has 25 caps for England, has made 200 Super League appearances for the Headingley side.

    Watkins said: “This is a big stage in any rugby player’s career as I come into my late twenties and it is a massive deal for me to sign a new deal.

    “I love this club from the bottom of my heart.”

    Watkins was named captain following Danny McGuire’s exit at the end of the 2017 season.

    View the original article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-league/43726226


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