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Leeds star wants more in defence

12th March 2019, 14:36 by Nick Harris

Konrad Hurrell says the Leeds Rhinos side must play better in defence if they are to climb the Super League table.

The Rhinos have won just one of their opening six Super League matches and slumped to defeat at Hull last week much to the disappointment of the fans who had expected better this season.

Ahead of Friday's clash with promoted side London Broncos, Hurrell says Leeds need to be more aggressive in the tackle.

“It’s down to individual preparation and we just have to work hard,” he told the Yorkshire Post.

“We know we have got the team to do it. It looks like we can attack, we just need to worry about our defence.

“We have been working on that, we’ve just got to stick to it and keep working.

“We can attack pretty good, we’ve just got to do more in defence.”

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Nick Harris is a long-standing journalist who specialises in football and rugby league. An avid golfer, Nick also follows the major boxing fights closely.

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