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Captain Jimmy Dymock and club captain Mat Toshack will both play their last games before retiring, but the London life-cycle will continue to turn.
Friday will be the very first game for promising Londoner Ade Adebisi, who is set to make is top flight debut.
The eighteen year old Lagos born Nigerian, who arrived here in London with his family as a nine year old, only started playing rugby league when he was fourteen.
His natural speed and athleticism have seen him take to the game tremendously well and this season he has already scored 21 tries in just fourteen appearances for the Broncos Junior Academy.
Tony Rea said of the selection: ?I think it?s great that Ade will get the chance in his first game to rub shoulders with some of our ?greats? who are playing their last game.?
This young man is an excitement machine and he has earned his chance this year to get a run in the top flight.?
It?s another great success for the London Development Programme, and we know there are many more like Ade out there. I?m sure he will do a fine job for us.?
Ade will then have to back up on Saturday to play in what will be London Broncos first ever Academy Play-Off match, against Wakefield Trinity Wildcats at Belle Vue, Kick Off 2pm. Both sides have had a victory against each other during the regular season.
The Broncos have named a 19 man squad for the Academy fixture:
Ade Adebisi, Steve Elms, Tony Clubb, Trevor Solbrandt, Chris Bishay, Joe Price, Jamie Boston, Dave McMeeken, John Sullivan, Dave Williams, Iain Lane, Irvin Greenwood, Michael Worrincy, Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook, Ollie Fountain, Ian Williams, George Coogan
Phil Jones Head Coach can?t wait for the kick off: ?This season the lads have achieved every goal they have been set and now this opportunity gives rise to another.?
Wakefield are a good team but as we have already had a win against them, there is no reason we can?t do it again?
Broncos team for Tetley?s Super League round 28 fixture v Leeds:
Luisi, Greenwood, Roy, O?Halloran, Sampson, Sykes, Moran, Trindall, Budworth, Stephenson, Purdham, Toshack, Dymock ?, Stringer, Jackson, Wells, Adebisi
Kick off is at 8pm at Headingley.
Chris Hawkins will set off tonight from Griffin Park at 8pm on his 24 hour marathon cycle from London to Leeds in aid of injured players Matt King and Danny Scott.
The Leeds v London game will be web-cast live through BBC London 94.9fm.