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Leuluai, Lauitiiti and Morley set to start against Kiwis

Leeds Rhinos legends Ali Lauitiiti, Adrian Morley and Kylie Leuluai will start for Leeds against New Zealand on Friday night at Headingley Carnegie.

Leeds Rhinos legends Ali Lauitiiti, Adrian Morley and Kylie Leuluai will start for Leeds against New Zealand on Friday night at Headingley Carnegie.

The props will make their final appearance in the starting line up against the Kiwis with Lauitiiti in the second row however skipper Kevin Sinfield has been ruled out with a hand injury.Nine of the side who won at Old Trafford a fortnight ago are included with Brett Delaney and Carl Ablett both ruled out through injury and Ryan Hall, Zak Hardaker and Kallum Watkins away on England duty.

Rhinos fans will get to see new signing Anthony Mullally for the first time as he comes off the bench.

Following unprecedented demand this week, Leeds Rhinos are pleased to announce that UK broadcaster Premier Sports will be showing the Champions clash with World Champions New Zealand this Friday at Headingley Carnegie live with kick-off at 8pm.

Stuart Pyke along with former Leeds skipper Iestyn Harris will present coverage from Headingley Carnegie in what should be a celebration of all that is good in our game. The channel, which also shows every game from the NRL, is available through Sky, Virgin, TalkTalk and online via the Premier Player. More information is available by visiting

There are now fewer than 1,000 tickets left for the Western Terrace for Friday night’s clash with New Zealand at Headingley Carnegie and around 100 single and restricted view seats still available.

Fans have been quick to snap up tickets for this eagerly awaited clash that will see Rhinos legends Adrian Morley and Ali Lauitiiti back in blue and amber along with an official Headingley Carnegie farewell to Kevin Sinfield, Jamie Peacock and Kylie Leuluai.

All five players will receive a special welcome onto the field before the game to mark the occasion and we will hear from all five after the game as they are presented with a token of our appreciation for their outstanding service to both Leeds Rhinos and the game of Rugby League.

The South Stand and Carnegie Stand terraces are now both sold out. The highest attendance so far in 2015 was for the visit of St Helens in July when 18,514 were present however that figure could now be surpassed. If that was the case, it would be a record crowd for a Leeds v New Zealand game, which currently stands at 17,039 back in November 1951. The last time Leeds played a touring side was in 1994, when 18,581 watched the Kangaroos win 48-6 at Headingley.

Tickets can be purchased from the Headingley Carnegie club shop or by calling 0371 423 1315 or online 24 hours a day at members can gain a £2 discount if they purchase before midnight on Thursday, subject to availability.

The Rhinos team in full is:

1. Ashton Golding

2. Tom Briscoe

3. Jimmy Keinhorst

4. Joel Moon

5. Ash Handley

6. Danny McGuire

7. Jordan Lilley

8. Kylie Leuluai

9. Robbie Ward

11. Adrian Morley

14. Ali Lauitiiti

12. Josh Walters

13. Adam Cuthbertson

10. Mitch Garbutt

15. Anthony Mullally

19. Brad Singleton

16. Mitch Achurch

18. Robbie Mulhern

17. Jordan Baldwinson

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