RESULTS: 2022 Betfred Super League Round 27

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All the results and scorers from the final round of the season.

All listed times are AEST (NSW/QLD/VIC/ACT).

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Giants lock in third with comeback win against Wakefield Trinity

Huddersfield Giants won a dramatic game 16-14 in Golden Point against Wakefield Trinity on Friday night.

Both teams have been in solid form in the last month and finals bound Huddersfield struck first when Innes Senior strode away from a scrum in the Giants half for 6-0.

The visitors struck back through Yusuf Aydin who charged over close to the posts to level us up at 6-all and was chuffed with his four-pointer.

The Giants inched ahead from a Will Pryce penalty goal after an offside call before Trinity struck back through Kelepi Tanginoa for their first lead of the game.

It continued to be a see-sawing game as Huddersfield snatched the lead back again through Senior who dived over in the left corner for 12-10.

Headed into the final 15 minutes, Wakefield took their second lead of the game when Matty Ashurst snaffled a Jacob Miller kick for 14-12.

Pryce again was accurate from the boot to draw us level. He piloted over the goal from a wide angle for 14-all then Pryce and Miller had wayward efforts for each side as we headed to Golden Point.

Fitting such a pulsating game ended in dramatic fashion. Huddersfield were awarded a penalty for a pullback which allowed Pryce to secure third spot on the ladder.

Huddersfield Giants 16 Wakefield Trinity 14

Venue: John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield
Crowd: 5524
Date: Saturday 3 September 2022 at 4:45am

Huddersfield Giants (16)
Tries: Innes Senior 2
Goals: Will Pryce 4

Wakefield Trinity (14)
Tries: Matty Ashurst, Kelepi Tanginoa, Yusuf Aydin
Goals: Mason Lino 1

Warriors thrash Dragons to secure top two finish

Wigan Warriors signed off the regular season in style with a 48-4 thumping of Catalans Dragons on Friday night.

It was all the hallmarks of a traditional Wigan Warriors performance in 2022 with Bevan French and Liam Marshall scoring bunches and they led 24-0 at the break.

Harry Smith kicked off things with a four-pointer in the opening 10 minutes before Kaide Ellis walked over from a break on the half hour mark.

Scores in the final ten minutes of the first half from Marshall twice in the corner extended the Warriors lead to 24-0 going into the break.

Catalans Dragons who rested a majority of their team due to their schedule did find their way across the tryline through Josh Drinkwater who pounced on an error from French for 24-4.

Super League top tryscorer French got in on the act as he touched down a kick to move past 30 tries for the season followed by Ethan Harvard for 36-4.

French took his tally to 31 with his second try of the night alongside a four-pointer to Jack Bibby rounded off a comfortable win.

Wigan Warriors get a week off due to their strong performances this season while Catalans Dragons host Leeds Rhinos in the playoffs.

Wigan Warriors 48 Catalans Dragons 4

Venue: DW Stadium, Wigan
Crowd: 13275
Date: Saturday 3 September 2022 at 5:00am

Wigan Warriors (48)
Tries: Bevan French 2, Jack Bibby, Harry Smith, Ethan Havard, Liam Marshall 2, Kaide Ellis
Goals: Harry Smith 8

Catalans Dragons (4)
Tries: Josh Drinkwater

Wolves sign off in style against playoffs bound Red Devils

Warrington Wolves ended a miserable 2022 in fine form with a 32-14 win against Salford Red Devils on Saturday afternoon.

Josh Thewlis opened the scoring for the Wolves with the simplest of tries from some quick hands then Oliver Holmes made it 8-0 with a close range try.

James Greenwood pulled back a four-pointer for Salford after he went through a gap before Luke Thomas restored the Wolves lead to 14-6.

The Wolves extended their lead through Greg Minkin before Salford once again struck back when Myles-Dalton Harrop picked up a bouncing ball to make it 20-14.

George Williams gave the Wolves faithful one final moment of magic with a wonderful solo effort before Thewlis rounded off the win with an intercept four-pointer.

Salford Red Devils were locked into the finals already so this loss doesn't change much for them as they travel to face Huddersfield Giants next weekend.

For Warrington Wolves, they will be grateful to finish far enough away from the relegation zone after flirting with it at times before a hopefully brighter 2023.

Salford Red Devils 14 Warrington Wolves 32

Venue: AJ Bell Stadium, Barton-upon-Irwell
Crowd: 5123
Date: Sunday 4 September 2022 at 12:00am

Salford Red Devils (14)
Tries: Myles-Dalton Harrop, James Greenwood
Goals: Harvey Livett 3

Warrington Wolves (32)
Tries: Josh Thewlis 2, George Williams, Greg Minikin, Luke Thomas, Oliver Holmes
Goals: Leon Hayes 3, Jason Clark 1

Hull KR take final derby bragging rights against Hull FC

Hull KR rounded off their season with derby delight after a 36-4 win against wounded Hull FC on Saturday afternoon.

Both sides were out of the playoffs running but the winner would finish higher on the Super League ladder and take local bragging rights.

Will Tate opened the scoring for Hull KR when he was there after a bat back from the kick to make it 6-0 before Hull FC hit back through Luke Gale to reduce the deficit to two.

Veteran try scorer Ryan Hall walked in the Robins second four-pointer followed by Rowan Milnes scoring after he profited off another error to extend the lead to 14.

Try scorer Gale was sin binned for dissent which led to the Robins fourth. Prop Albert Vete got low and burrowed across for a 24-4 half-time lead.

The second half was at cruising altitude for the Robins. Ethan Ryan added their fifth four-pointer when he sliced through on the left side.

Hull KR rounded off their derby win through captain Elliot Minchella who dived over from close range to make it 36-4 and turn Hull red-and-white.

The Robins will see 2022 as a success due to avoiding relegation which they were threatened with for much of the year while Hull FC were a walking infirmary and hope for better health in 2023.

Hull FC 4 Hull Kingston Rovers 36

Venue: MKM Stadium, Hull
Crowd: 16999
Date: Sunday 4 September 2022 at 12:00am

Hull FC (4)
Tries: Luke Gale

Hull Kingston Rovers (36)
Tries: Elliot Minchella, Will Tate, Ethan Ryan, Albert Vete, Rowan Milnes, Ryan Hall
Goals: Rowan Milnes 6

Leeds Rhinos win playoffs decider against Castleford Tigers

A late Aiden Sezer four-pointer sent Leeds Rhinos into the Super League playoffs after a 14-8 win against Castleford Tigers on Saturday afternoon.

The tension was high in a game which had big stakes. Neither side were able to get across the try line in the first half as the game went into break at 0-0 despite a Suaia Matagi sin bin.

The Tigers were the first to break the deadlock when Paul McShane piloted home a penalty goal to make it 2-0 to the delight of the away fans.

Castleford extended their lead to eight moments later. Jake Mamo went on a mazy run from his fullback role to touch down for 8-0.

Leeds Rhinos left it late to get on the scoreboard. Rhyse Martin who is riding a 30+ streak of conversions made it 8-2 after a penalty goal.

Kruse Leeming set the game up for a grandstand finish when he was on hand to stride across the line after Zak Hardaker created the break for 8-8.

Greg Eden had the first chance to settle the game for Castleford Tigers with a field goal but he sprayed it wide of the mark.

The Rhinos snatched the game and the final spot in the Super League playoffs when Aidan Sezer finished off a break started by Mikolaj Oledzki in a fabulous finish.

Leeds Rhinos 14 Castleford Tigers 8

Venue: Headingley Stadium, Leeds
Crowd: 15418
Date: Sunday 4 September 2022 at 12:00am

Leeds Rhinos (14)
Tries: Aidan Sezer, Kruise Leeming
Goals: Rhyse Martin 3

Castleford Tigers (8)
Tries: Jake Mamo
Goals: Paul McShane 2

Saints lift League Leaders Shield in comfortable win over Toulouse

St Helens added another trophy to their bulging case after a 36-16 win against relegated Toulouse Olympique on Saturday afternoon.

The Saints were made to work for the two points after being ahead 12-10 against the French side going into half-time.

Toulouse were the first side to hit the scoreboard when Ilias Bergal was on hand to touch down from a bomb to the wing before Joe Batchelor gave Saints the lead.

Saints extended their lead through Curtis Sironen to make it 12-4 then Nathan Peats cut the hosts lead to two at the break from a charge down.

Much like the first half, Toulouse struck first again. Eloi Pelissier burrowed over from close range for the second lead for the French side on Saturday.

From there, St Helens went on a rampage to make sure it was a winning atmosphere when they lifted the trophy at Totally Wicked Stadium.

Matty Lees finished off a Saints break for a rare four-pointer then Konrad Hurrell kicked for himself to make it 24-16 in front of a bumper crowd.

Backs Tommy Makinson who was perfect from the boot and Jack Welsby were the other two try-scorers in the win for top spot Saints.

St Helens 36 Toulouse Olympique XIII 16

Venue: Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens
Crowd: 13112
Date: Sunday 4 September 2022 at 12:00am

St Helens (36)
Tries: Jack Welsby, Tommy Makinson, Konrad Hurrell, Matty Lees, Curtis Sironen, Joe Batchelor
Goals: Tommy Makinson 5, Ben Lane 1

Toulouse Olympique XIII (16)
Tries: Eloi Pelissier, Nathan Peats, Ilias Bergal
Goals: Chris Hankinson 2

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