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No complacency from Agar

3rd August 2019, 10:52 by Jack Ogalbe

Richard Agar says Friday's 44-0 win at Huddersfield by no means signals the end of Leeds' struggles this season.

The Rhinos moved two points clear of the bottom of the Super League table with arguably their performance of the season at the John Smith's Stadium.

Both Konrad Hurrell and Ash Handley grabbed a brace of tries, while Adam Cuthbertson, Tom Briscoe, Brad Dwyer and Liam Sutcliffe also crossed.

Rhyse Martin added six goals and Agar's side will now turn their attentions to Friday's visit of Catalans Dragons.

The interim boss says he was pleased his side's endeavour paid off in Kirklees but is determined to ensure they do not get ahead of themselves with so much still to play for.

"We won't get ahead of ourselves," Agar said. "We had good wins against Catalans and Castleford and then came unstuck against Hull KR."

He added: "I see a team we aren't having to pick up off the floor every week, that's determined and strong. They aren't lacking effort and togetherness and while we've got that we are in with a chance."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Jack Ogalbe has been working for the team since his student days, having enjoyed a successful placement. He is an avid West Ham fan but also enjoys writing on rugby union, golf, tennis and cycling.

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