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Rhinos look to seal title hat-trick

08/10/2009

Leeds Rhinos could be set to complete a successful hat-trick of title successes as their engage Super League final approaches this weekend.
Stand-off Danny McGuire said the final is a 50-50 call, but the Rhinos are the bookies favourites to seal the competition in their game with St Helens.
Last year, Leeds matched St Helens' record of winning back-to-back titles, but the club believes that three in a row would mark the team out as one of the best in the club's history.
McGuire said: "This week in training it's been really relaxed and we perform at our best when we're relaxed."
"But Saints are a fantastic side. They were top of the league for most of the year and obviously we caught them at the back end. If you look at it from an outsider's point of view, it's a 50-50 game."
Leeds overhauled their arch rivals in the league during a tremendous late-season surge that brought them 11 wins from their last 12 matches, compared to six by their opponents.
"We've built some momentum towards the back end and that's what we talked about when we got together in pre-season," added McGuire.
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