BBC Sport - Kevin Sinfield: Yorkshire Carnegie sign Leeds Rhinos captain

Sinfield excited by rugby code switch

Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield will retire from rugby league and join Championship rugby union side Yorkshire Carnegie at the end of the 2015 season.

The 34-year-old former England captain has agreed an 18-month contract with Bryan Redpath's side.

Sinfield says he is excited by the opportunity and feels that he leaves the Rhinos in good shape for the future.

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