X

Monday 26
August

Rugby League

Handley commits his future to Leeds

8th August 2019, 08:30 by Tom Hill

Leeds Rhinos have announced winger Ash Handley has agreed a new four-year deal with the Super League giants.

The 23-year-old will now remain at Emerald Headingley until the end of the 2023 season and he becomes the latest youngster to commit his future to the Rhinos.

He follows in the footsteps of Jack Walker and Harry Newman and the academy product says he did not think twice about extending his stay.

Handley told the Rhinos official website: "It is great to have my new deal finalised. I am not someone who likes the negotiation process so I'm glad that's all sorted and have my future settled.

"I am looking forward to being part of the future at the Rhinos and getting the club back to where it needs to be; winning trophies. This new group that is coming up has a great opportunity and I am looking forward to being part of it for the next four years.

"Players like Harry Newman, Jack Walker and Cameron Smith are playing every week now and they are still 20 or under, so it's exciting. Once they get a bit of experience under their belts and we grow together, I think we will go really well."

Handley has enjoyed a sublime campaign to date, with the Leeds ace currently fourth overall in the Super League try scoring standings.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Tom Hill offers a strong insight into football and rugby league, whilst also having a good knowledge of several other sports including boxing, horse racing and American Football.

More Rugby League

Rugby League

Castleford keen to get Watts back fit

25th August 2019, 19:58

Castleford Tigers are hopeful that prop Liam watts will be back to full fitness ahead of their match with St Helens next week.

Rugby League

Saints man gutted following Cup final loss

25th August 2019, 18:53

St Helens centre Mark Percival says watching Warrington lift the Challenge Cup was a terrible experience.

Rugby League

Clark claims underdog status helped Wire

25th August 2019, 13:02

Warrington Wolves played on their underdog status to overcome St Helens in the Challenge Cup final, according to Daryl Clark.

Rugby League

Warrington see off Saints at Wembley

24th August 2019, 17:28

Warrington Wolves brushed aside St Helens to lift the Challenge Cup for the first time since 2012 courtesy of an 18-4 win.

Rugby League

Belief key for Rhinos star

24th August 2019, 14:42

Leeds Rhinos hooker Brad Dwyer is convinced his side can pull clear of danger in the Super League.

Rugby League

Sunny demeanour for Saints boss

23rd August 2019, 18:02

Justin Holbrook says St Helens already feel comfortable at Wembley following their captain's run ahead of the Challenge Cup final.

Recent Sport Headlines

Manchester City

City boss Pep happy with Cherries win but not with VAR

26th August 2019, 05:02

Pep Guardiola praised his Manchester City side for coming through a physical encounter against Bournemouth with flying colours.

Cycling

Ireland's Roche leads Vuelta

26th August 2019, 04:27

Colombia's Nairo Quintana won stage two of the Vuelta a Espana, but Ireland's Nicolas Roche leads the overall race.

Bournemouth

Cherries fear worst for injured defender after City loss

26th August 2019, 04:01

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has concerns over defender Charlie Daniels after he picked up another serious looking knee injury against Manchester City.

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Nuno happy with hectic schedule as Wolves are held

26th August 2019, 02:31

Nuno Espirito Santo insists the hectic start to the season did not have an impact as Wolves laboured to a 1-1 draw against Burnley on Sunday.

Golf

McIlroy claims £12m prize at East Lake

26th August 2019, 00:58

Rory McIlroy finished the season in style when winning the Tour Championship at East Lake to secure the FedEx Cup title.

Tottenham Hotspur

Poch in dark over Eriksen future and says Spurs are unsettled

26th August 2019, 00:31

Mauricio Pochettino says he has no idea whether Christian Eriksen is staying with Tottenham as the European transfer deadline fast approaches.

Newcastle United

Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 Newcastle United

25th August 2019, 20:32

Joelinton scored the only goal of the game as Newcastle recorded their first win of the season with a 1-0 victory away at Tottenham.

Southampton

Besiktas make move for Saints midfielder

25th August 2019, 20:00

Besiktas officials are heading to England to discuss a deal for Southampton’s out-of-favour midfielder Mario Lemina.