5 hours ago - 1 Likes
engage Super League XII Round 12 review
Huddersfield Giants 28 (Jones, Raleigh, Wild, Lolesi tries; Thorman 6 goals) def. Hull KR 16 (Bauer, Gene tries; Cooke 4 goals). Att: 6,597.
Paul Cooke's debut for Hull KR at Craven Park ended in disappointment as in form Huddersfield moved up the table with a fifth consecutive win.
Huddersfield started the stronger and took a 12-0 lead with tries from Stuart Jones and Andy Raleigh; The Robins turned the game around with tries from Andreas Bauer and Stanley Gene and four Cooke goals to lead 16-12.
However, the Giants dug deep Stephen Wild and Jamahl Lolesi edged them ahead once more in the final quarter. Chris Thorman kicked six goals too as Huddersfield continued there winning run.
Leeds Rhinos 54 (Webb 3, Sinfield 2, Toopi, Ellis, Donald, Burrow tries; Sinfield 9 goals) def. Catalans Dragons 8 (Charles, Mogg tries). Att: 15,581.
Leeds Rhinos moved to the top of the engage Super League table by thrashing Catalans Dragons at Headingley Carnegie Stadium.
Catalans scored the first points of the game with an Olivier Charles try. Brett Webb scored a double and Clinton Toopi scored another as the Rhinos took an 18-4 half-time lead.
The second half was no rest bite for the Dragons as Leeds added 6 more tries. Webb scored his hat-trick, Gareth Ellis, Rob Burrow all got on the score sheet. Skipper Kevin Sinfield contributed 26 points with two tries and nine conversations. Adam Mogg managed a consolation for the French side.
The only worry for Leeds was a potentially serious injury to Great Britain captain Jamie Peacock, who limped off after two minutes.
Wigan Warriors 50 (Barrett 3, Millard 2, Bailey, Leuluai, Hansen, Goulding tries; Richards 7 goals) def. Salford City Reds 24 (Coley 2, Finnigan, Moule tries; Wilshere 3 goals). Att: 6,603.
Salford stay rooted to the foot of the Super League after Wigan ran in nine tries to claim a comprehensive win at the Willows.
Ex Aussie Stand-off Trent Barrett scored his first hat-trick for the Warriors who took an early lead through Phil Bailey.
The Reds matched their opponents early on with Andy Coley scoring two tries but they struggled defensively.
Scores either side of half-time through Thomas Leuluai and Harrison Hansen hit them hard before Shane Millard