Kylie Leuluai expects Leeds Rhinos reaction

Kylie Leuluai

Leeds Rhinos prop Kylie Leuluai wants his side to bounce back against Bradford at Magic Weekend on Sunday.

The Rhinos were beaten 31-18 by St Helens on Monday and they sit in eighth in the Super League table, the last of the play-off places.

"We needed to win tonight but all we can do now is focus on Bradford. I'm looking forward to it," he told BBC Radio Leeds.

"We have to take out our frustrations from not winning here against them."

The New Zealander was due to retire at the end of the season but signed a new one-year contract last week.

The 34-year-old is studying for a degree in accountancy but said the offer of another year at Headingley was too good to turn down.

"There were a lot of reasons for staying. I'm loving the season and I'm enjoying my rugby, plus my wife is pregnant and this means I'd be around a lot more," he added.

"The main thing was when they said they were interested in me you can't turn that away. You can never put your boots back on and play for Leeds Rhinos, they're one of the best teams in the world."

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