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Joey Barton and Leeds stars react on Twitter to Leeds Rhinos win

The Leeds stars were delighted for the rugby side.

Leeds United and their players were delighted for Leeds Rhinos after their Super League win on Saturday night.

Indeed, the Rhinos beat Wigan Warriors in a dramatic final at Old Trafford, leaving Manchester with a 22-20 win to secure a famous treble.

And Leeds' football team were quick to send their congratulations on Twitter.

It wasn't just the club itself, though, as defender Liam Cooper and midfielder Kalvin Phillips also celebrated the Rhinos' victory on social media.

Cooper is very much in favour among Leeds supporters right now, with Giuseppe Bellusci out of form, while Phillips has struggled for game time in midfield recently - although he started the season well.

Leeds United aren't close to replicating any treble attempts themselves just yet but a crucial period that can boost their season does await them after the international break.

Having had several days to work with his players at Thorp Arch, Uwe Rosler will be looking to get the Yorkshire side firing once again.

They face a tough immediate task, of course, against Championship leaders Brighton. But perhaps they can take their inspiration from the Leeds Rhinos.

Meanwhile, the controversial Joey Barton also gave his take on the game...

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