Leeds offer full-time deal to teenage winger Liam Tindall

Leeds have handed teenage winger Liam Tindall a three-year full-time contract after he caught the eye following the return to training from the coronavirus lockdown.

The 18-year-old England Academy international was due to be part of Leeds’ reserve squad this season but earned a call-up to Richard Agar’s squad and has impressed the coaching staff with his attitude and ability.

Leeds’ director of rugby, Kevin Sinfield, said: “We are delighted to have agreed with Liam his first full-time contract at the club.

“He has shown a great attitude since coming back in after the lockdown and impressed a lot of the coaches and players with his pace and strength.

“He is one of a number of young players who we have agreed long-term contracts with and we will continue our aim of building a core of homegrown players supplemented by world class talent from outside the club.”

Tindall said: “I have grown up being a Leeds supporter and came through the scholarship and academy so it is fantastic to have earned a first-team contract.”

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