Leeds' Burrow becomes first with new deal until 2010

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Rob Burrow has become the first player in Super League to be contracted into the next decade. The Leeds scrum-half has agreed to an extension that will keep him at Headingley until the end of the 2010 season.

Rob Burrow has become the first player in Super League to be contracted into the next decade. The Leeds scrum-half has agreed to an extension that will keep him at Headingley until the end of the 2010 season.

Burrow, 22, who is the Rhinos' joint leading try-scorer with 20 in 18 games this season, is also, at 5ft 4in, the shortest player with the longest contract in Super League and joins Kevin Sinfield and Danny McGuire in signing long-term contracts.

The Bradford and Great Britain centre, Leon Pryce, has been suspended for three matches after being found guilty of a reckless high tackle on St Helens' Jamie Lyon for which he ws sent off on Sunday.

Wigan will play Kevin Brown at full-back in place of the injured Kris Radlinski against Hull on Friday. Chris Ashton, 18, makes his debut from the bench.

St Helens will be without injured Darren Albert for two weeks, but may have Paul Sculthorpe and Mike Bennett fit for Salford on Friday. Leigh could know by the end of the week the extent of facial injuries Neil Turley sustainedin a clash of heads against Widnes.

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