Storm defeat Cowboys with golden-point field-goal

Melbourne Storm won a thriller today at AAMI Park when their young stand-off half Brodie Croft, playing only his second first-grade game, landed the winning field-goal in golden-point time to secure a 23-22 victory against North Queensland Cowboys. The game began with nine players were missing from the two sides because of State of Origin duty next week. Melbourne made…

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Giants secure third straight win

Huddersfield Giants boosted their top eight hopes with a 24-16 win over St Helens, their third straight win in the Super League. Leroy Cudjoe crashed over from close range to cap a period of sustained pressure off with an early lead. Huddersfield remained the better team throughout the half and doubled their lead through Martyn Ridyard but Luke Thompson halved…

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Giants into top 8 with Dragons thrashing

Jake Mamo scored four tries as Huddersfield Giants moved into the top eight with a 56-12 demolition of Catalans Dragons. Tries from Aaron Murphy, Shannon Wakeman and Danny Brough saw the Giants race into the lead before Tony Gigot crossed for the hosts however Mamo touched down his first score in the closing moments of the half. Brough and Mamo quickly completed their respective braces with Jermaine…

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Hull ease to victory at Salford

Albert Kelly scored two tries as a weakened Hull FC moved back into the top four with a 34-10 win at second-placed Salford Red Devils. Hull were without Danny Houghton, Marc Sneyd and Gareth Ellis but they hit the ascendancy in the first half as Fetuli Talanoa and Kelly’s brace saw them move into a 16-point lead within 30 minutes. Danny Washbrook touched down FC’s fourth…

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Saints leapfrog Wigan with Widnes win

St Helens moved back into the top half of Super League with a 26-10 win over bottom club Widnes Vikings. Both teams saw their attacking efforts stunted by handling errors in the early stages of the game. It took until midway through the half for St Helens to open the scoring as Mark Percival converted his own try before Regan Grace crossed to secure a…

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Giants ease past Wolves

Huddersfield Giants moved to within a point of the top eight with an impressive 44-4 victory over a poor Warrington Wolves. The Giants went into an early lead through Ollie Roberts as they started well on top against their fellow strugglers. Jermaine McGillvary and Aaron Murphy opened up a 14-0 lead before the break, diving over on their respective wings.…

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