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Hull FC 4 Tries: Raynor Goals:
Leeds Rhinos 30 Tries: Webb, Smith, Burrow, Ablett, Sinfield Goals: Sinfield 5
The Rhinos offloading and slick handling was to much for an injury hit Hull side. Rob Burrow, Brent Webb and Lee Smith all scored before the interval to give Leeds an 18-0 lead. The visitors also had two tries disallowed for obstruction.
In the second half Carl Ablett and Kevin Sinfield tries extended the Champions lead to 30-0, but the Black and Whites did mange a late consolation try, from Gareth Raynor-the first try Leeds have conceded in three games.
Castleford Tigers 31 Tries: Westerman 3, Owen, Lupton Goals: Westerman Drop Goal: Sherman
Warrington Wolves 34 Tries: Westwood, Reardon, Martin Gleeson, Mark Gleeson. Anderson, L. Anderson Goals: Briers 2, Hicks 3
The visitors raced in a 12 point lead thanks to tries from Ben Westwood and Stuart Reardon. Vinnie Anderson was sin-binned for a professional foul and the Tigers roared back with a double form Joe Westerman. Martin Gleeson scored right on the half-time hooter to restore the Wolves lead.
Castleford levelled the game up with a Richard Owen try, but Warrington then opened up a 12 point advantage with two tries from Mark Gleeson and Vinnie Anderson.
Peter Lupton and a hat-trick for Westerman once again levelled the game up at 30-30 and the Tigers looked to have won it with a Brett Sherwin drop goal. However a late try from Louis Anderson pinched the points for the Wolves.
Huddersfield Giants 28 Tries: Griffin 2, Lolesi, Whaturia, Jensen Goals: Thorman 4
St Helens 26 Tries: Wellens, Flannery, Pryce, Roby Goals: Long 5
St Helens made a rapid start and opened up a 14-0 lead. Paul Wellens and Chris Flannery were the try scorers. Two quick-fire tries from Darrell Griffin and Jamal Lolesi brought Huddersfield back into the game, but Leon Pryce extended the visitors lead to 20-10. Paul Whaturia scored for the hosts with hooter for half-time sounding.
The Giants took the lead for the first time when Griffin crashed over. James Roby forced his way over from dummy-half to restore St Helens' lead, but Lolesi released Rod Jensen to score the match winning try.
Wigan Warriors 18 Tries: Colbon 2, Calderwood Goals: Richards 3
Hull KR 12 Tries: Walker, Newton Goals: Cooke 2
Two tries either side of the break from Liam Colbon gave Wigan a 10-0 lead. Clint Newton and Chev Walker scored in quick succession to give Rovers the lead.