Leeds Rhinos are a professional rugby league club based in Headingley in the north of Leeds, Yorkshire. They are owned by the same company that also run Leeds Tykes rugby union team.
Leeds introduced the 'Rhinos' nickname and logo in 1997. They are still also known by their original nickname 'Loiners'. A Loiner is a word for someone who comes from the city of Leeds.
In 2005, the Rhinos averaged 17,011 spectators per game. The capacity of their home stadium, Headingley Carnegie Stadium, has been increased to 22,250 after the completion of a new stand.