Leeds Rhinos' Brent Webb signs new deal at Headingley

Brent Webb
Webb was Leeds' top try-scorer in his debut season

Leeds Rhinos full-back Brent Webb has put an end to speculation about his future by re-signing for next season.

The 30-year-old had offers from other clubs but will now stay at Headingley for a sixth year.

Rhinos coach Brian McDermott told BBC Radio Leeds: "It's great news - he's been very good for us this year, one of our strong performers.

"Most good teams have a bloke at the back that can use the ball, and he's certainly one of those."

McDermott added: "He's one of the best in the competition so we're really pleased he's staying and I still think he's got some very good years ahead of him."

Since joining Leeds from the New Zealand Warriors in 2007, Webb has gone on to make 123 appearances for the Rhinos, scoring 73 tries.

"Other clubs are after him," McDermott added about the New Zealand international.

"He has a hand in quite a lot of things that we do well offensively. He get the ball in his hands a lot and teams see that.

"I'm sure when they're doing their reviews after tries scored against them and they see him involved in quite a few of them, there'll have been a list of people waiting for him."

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