Carnegie Challenge Cup Final Review

Carnegie Challenge Cup Final Review

Leeds Rhinos 6

Tries: Smith
Goals: Sinfield

Warrington Wolves 30

Tries: Atkins 2, Hicks 3, L. Anderson
Goals: Westwood 3

Att: 85,217 played at Wembley Stadium London

Warrington Wolves turned on the style as they defeated Leeds Rhinos to retain the Carnegie Challenge Cup in a one sided game.

Leeds came into this game on winning the last four meetings with Warrington but the Wolves were intent on holding on to their Cup.

From the start both teams went at each other and it was Leeds who came close to opening the scoring but prop Ryan Bailey was held up over the line by ex colleague Richard Mathers where he looked certain to score.

Warrington gained some territory and on 14 minutes they took the lead from kick by Lee Briers which found Ryan Atkins who leaped high to score out wide. Ben Westwood missed the conversion.

Four minutes later the Wolves doubled their advantage as they moved the ball up field Matt King took Briers