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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

Rhys Kennedy to play Wembley Stadium

The Betfred Men’s Challenge Cup Final will return to Wembley Stadium on Saturday 12 August 2023 as Hull KR face Leigh Leopards.

To many who don’t follow British rugby league this event will offer little interest.

But to the many in Eurobodalla who have been following the career of Moruya born, Rhys Kennedy, it will put a smile on their faces knowing that Rhys is enjoying his time in the UK playing for Hull KR.

Above: Rhys after scoring a try against Castleford - Photo courtesy of Hull KR

Wikipedia says of Rhys:

Kennedy played for the Melbourne Storm in the National Youth Competition in 2014.

In 2016, Kennedy played for the Illawarra Cutters in the Intrust Super Premiership NSW competition. In 2017, Kennedy joined foundation club North Sydney who were the feeder club side for NRL side South Sydney. Kennedy spent two seasons playing with Norths in the Intrust Super Premiership NSW.

On March 31, 2019, in Round 3 of the 2019 NRL season, Kennedy made his NRL debut for South Sydney against the Gold Coast Titans.

Kennedy then signed for the Brisbane Broncos in a deal that ran until the end of the 2020 season. This was then upgraded until the end of the 2022 NRL season.

Rhys is currently in his first season for the Hull KR after signing a two-year deal with the Robins in the off-season

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