Ben Jeffries was missing from the Bulls’ side which took the field against rivals Leeds at Headingley Carnegie tonight.

The influential stand-off was not thought to be injured and was replaced in the starting line-up by the fit-again Jarrod Sammut.

Olivier Elima was fit to return in the second row in place of John Bateman, who is in Australia with England’s Academy side.

Bulls: Kearney, Ainscough, Platt, Lulia, Pryce, Sammut, Gale, Manuokafoa, L’Estrange, Hargreaves, Elima, Whitehead, Langley


Interchange: Walker, Olbison, Burgess, O’Brien