Centurions shock Hull

Leigh Centurions stunned high-flying Hull FC to boost their top eight hopes with a 26-22 victory. Matty Dawson went over to give the Centurions an early lead at the KCOM Stadium before Jamie Shaul brought Hull level midway through the half. Dawson doubled his and Leigh’s tally four minutes after they had been pegged back before Atelea Vea extended the…

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Wakefield leave it late against Giants

Wakefield Wildcats came from behind to edge Huddersfield Giants 28-26 and keep up the race for the Super League top four. Ben Jones-Bishop dived over to give Wakefield the lead after just three minutes but Jake Mamo and Jermaine McGillvary soon turned the game on its head. Lee Gaskell then barged his way over from close range to open up…

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Eden stars as Castleford beat Leeds

Greg Eden scored a hat-trick as Castleford Tigers moved two points clear at the top of Super League with a 29-18 win over Leeds Rhinos. Luke Gale went over for the opening try of the Magic Weekend finale after just four minutes but Kallum Watkins reduced the deficit soon after. Both sides managed to contain each other until the end of…

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Salford spoil Leigh’s Magic Weekend debut

Salford Red Devils eased past 12-man Leigh Centurions 36-22 at the Magic Weekend. Matty Fleming went over to give Leigh an early lead in their Magic debut but Ben Murdoch-Masila latched onto a Michael Dobson kick to bring Salford onto the board soon afterwards. Mitch Brown went over for the Centurions second try, after Gareth O’Brien’s penalty goal had levelled…

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Rapira and O’Brien seal Giants comeback

Huddersfield Giants scored two tries in three late minutes as they came from behind to beat Catalans Dragons 18-10 at the Magic Weekend. Julian Bousquet offloaded to Richie Myler for Catalans to take the lead just four minutes into the game. Bousquet thought he had gone over for the Dragons’ second score five minutes later but it was disallowed for…

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Wigan and Warrington earn ‘Marvellous’ draw

Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves brought the first day of the Magic Weekend to a close with a hard fought 24-24 draw at St James’ Park in Newcastle today. And the result was determined by a superb try by Wigan winger Joe Burgess in the final minute of the game, when he caught a high kick by his skipper Sean…

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