Richie Myler explains why he has committed long-term future to Leeds

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Leeds utility back Richie Myler has agreed a new three-year contract with the Rhinos that will keep him at Headingley until the end of 2024.

The 31-year-old former Salford, Warrington and England scrum-half, who joined Leeds from Catalans Dragons in 2018, faced an uncertain future following the arrival of Luke Gale in 2020 but made a successful switch to full-back.

Leeds coach Richard Agar said: “I am really pleased for Richie that he has agreed this new deal.

“A couple of seasons ago, he found himself at a crossroads. He has reinvented himself and taken on a number of roles within our squad.

“He is an important player for us at full-back, as we saw with his Lance Todd trophy-winning performance in 2020. But he also brings versatility in a number of key positions.

“He’s evolved into a great team player and a real club man. He has settled into life at the Rhinos and I know he calls Leeds his home now. This is a just reward for his hard work and effort.”

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Richie Myler: I have found a home here at Leeds

Myler, who has won eight caps with England, said: “I am really pleased to have got my new deal finalised. I am looking forward to the next three years.

“There is an incredible family atmosphere at the club and I cannot wait to be part of what this group can achieve in the next few years.

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“I have been fortunate to play for a number of clubs in my career but I feel like I have found a home here at Leeds.

“Richard Agar has done a tremendous job of moving the club forward and I am excited to see the strength in depth we have this season within our squad.”

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