Leeds Rhinos duo join Bradford on dual-registration

Josh McAllister
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Leeds Rhinos duo Liam Tindall and James McDonnell have joined Bradford on dual-registration ahead of their fixture with Toulouse. 

Mark Dunning’s side host the French outfit on Saturday, with a 1pm kick-off at Odsal Stadium.

Both Tindall, 21, and McDonnell, 23, have been included in Bradford’s 21-man squad for the Round Four clash.

Former Wigan back-rower McDonnell joined Leeds Rhinos ahead of the 2023 campaign on a two-year contract. The Ireland international is yet to make his official debut under Rohan Smith.

Meanwhile, Tindall has made 17 appearances for Leeds since making his first appearance in 2020.

Masi Matongo (shoulder) and Bodene Thompson (concussion) miss out on Bradford’s squad. January recruit Josh Johnson, who joined from Widnes, could make his debut for the club if selected.

Michael Lawrence also returns, having missed out on the win over Widnes last weekend.

For Toulouse, Greg Richards misses out having featured from the bench in their 36-0 win over York last weekend. Dimitri Biscarro and Stephane Guillon have been added to Sylvain Houles’ squad.

Bradford’s 21-man squad: Appo, Arundel, Baldwinson, Blackmore, Butler, England, Flanagan Sr, Foggin-Johnston, Foster, Gill, Holmes, Johnson, Lawford, Lilley, McDonnell, Patton, Roby, Rogers, Tindall, Wallace.

Toulouse’s 21-man squad: Ashall-Bott, Rennie, Jussaume, Marcon, Ralph, Shorrocks, Belmas, Hansen, Stefani, Peyroux, Marion, Pelissier, Akauola, Bretherton, Pezet, Armitage, Biscarro, Brochon, Guillon, Lima, Tropis.

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