This ANZAC Day we're honoured to share this 2015 piece by Andrew Ferguson.
Honouring Stan Carpenter...
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Bradford Bulls 32 (Evans 2, Newton, Harris, Vagana, Lynch tries; Deacon 4 goals) def Hull FC 22 (Swain, Briscoe, Yeaman, Tony tries; Cooke 3 goals). Att: 12,767.
Bradford Bulls came from behind to gain a thrilling win over Hull FC at K.C. Stadium.
Hull got off to dream start and raced into a 10-0 lead with scores from Richard Swain and Shaun Briscoe. Bradford hit back with two quick fire tries from James Evans and Terry Newton. Paul Cook added a penalty goal as the hosts led 12-10 at the break.
Kirk Yeaman scored a controversial third Hull try but Ben Harris and Joe Vagana scored to put the Bulls on top.
As tiredness set in Danny Washbrook, set up Motu Tony for Hull to once gain level the game up. However, Paul Cook's knock-on set up Evans to stretch and score before Andy Lynch sealed victory with a last minute try.
Wigan Warriors 44 (Ashton 2, Barrett 2, Vaealiki, Richards, Goulding tries; Richards 8 goals) def Wakefield Wildcats 10 (Jeffries, Demetriou tries; Rooney goals). Att: 14,108.
Wigan Warriors got back to winning ways with a comprehensive win over Wakefield Wildcats at the JJB Stadium.
The home side led 14-4 at the break, Centre David Vaealiki and wing Pat Richards scored the tries, with Richards adding three goals.
In the second half Wigan ran riot Trent Barrett and Chris Ashton grabbed a brace of tries each, with Darryl Goulding also getting on the score sheet.
The Wildcats only managed a try in each half from Ben Jeffries and Jason Demetriou.
Leeds Rhinos 38 (Donald, McGuire, Toopi, Peacock, Webb, Burrow tries; Sinfield 6, Burrow goals) def St Helens 19 (Tyrer, Roby, Wellens tries; Sculthorpe 2, Tyrer goals; Long field goal). Att: 21,975.
Leeds Rhinos went joint top of the engage Super League with a strong second half performance over St Helens at Headingley Carnegie Stadium.
Saints got off to the perfect start with a try from Steve Tyrer inside the first two minutes. Scott Donald levelled the game up and Danny McGuire put Leeds in Front. Two tries from James Roby and Paul Wellens gave the visitors a 19-14 lead at half-time.
The Rhinos dominated the second half and shut out St Helens to score 24 unanswered points. Clinton Toopi, Jamie Peacock, Brent Webb and Rob Burrow all went over to seal a memorable win and send home the majority of 22,000 crowd happy.
Catalans Dragons 27 (Charles, McGuire, Chan, Bosc tries; Bosc 5 goals; Jones field goal) def Warrington Wolves 16 (Westwood 2, Fa'afili tries; Briers 2 goals). Att: 9,050.
Catalans Dragons moved into the top six of the engage Super League and inflicted a third successive defeat on Warrington Wolves.
The French side took an early lead through debutant Olivier Charles and two Thomas Bosc goals and seemed to be in control. However, Warrington hit back with tries from Ben Westwood and Henry Fa'afili and Lee Briers added a goal to trail only 10-8 at the break.
Casey McGuire put the home side ahead once more only for Westwood to go over again before Alex Chan and Bosc went over late on to seal the win.
Huddersfield Giants 44 (Reilly 2, Snitch 2, Lolesi, Thorman, Nero, Wild tries; Thorman 7 goals) def Harlequins RL 16 (Randall, Smith, Grayshon tries; Purdham 2 goals). Att: 4,894.
Huddersfield claimed their fourth win on the bounce with victory over Harlequins RL at Galpharm Stadium.
Jamahl Lolesi gave Huddersfield the early lead. But tries from Chad Randall and Tyrone Smith put Quins 10-6 ahead. But, the Giants then ran in 36 unanswered points with two tries apiece from Steve Snitch and Paul Reilly.
Chris Nero, Stephen Wild and Chris Thorman also crossed with Thorman kicking seven goals.
Salford City Reds 28 (Wilshire, Dorn, Mule, Robinson, Hodgson tries; Wilshere 4 goals) def Hull KR 24 (Gannon, O