They promised an #NRL premiership raid, but delivered well below what was predicted.
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Cardiff city centre was a wash with all the colours of the twelve Super League teams as the fans mixed with each other in a festive atmosphere
Harlequins and Catalans Dragons had the honour of getting Millennium Magic underway. The Quins started the stronger and raced into a 12-0 lead with Tyrone Smith and John Wells getting on the score-sheet. With Stacey Jones pulling the strings the French pulled level, only for the Londoners to go back in front again just before the break. In the first quarter of the second half the Dragons got themselves into a 28-18 lead, John Wilson, Andrew Bentley and Jones all scored, However the Quins roared back and with tries from Paul Sykes and Chad Randall and with Rob Purdham kicking 6 from 6 they clinched the win in an entertaining game 32-28.
Hull KR gained their first Derby win over rivals Hull FC in over ten years. Led by the controversial Paul Cooke - playing against his old club for the first time - Rovers opened up a 14-0 lead with tries from Makali Aizure and Ben Cockayne. Cooke also kicked three goals. But, on the half-time hooter, Gareth Raynor scored to cut the lead to 14-6. Early into the second half Sid Domic