Leigh ease to crucial victory at Dragons

Leigh Centurions’ survival hopes received a massive boost with a 30-6 win at fellow Super League side Catalans Dragons. A quickfire Adam Higson brace saw Leigh move into an early 10-point lead before Harrison Hansen and Matty Dawson were denied by the video referee. Cory Paterson extended the advantage after the break with Josh Drinkwater adding the Centurions’ fourth after…

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Warrington pushed all the way by part-time Halifax

Warrington Wolves made it three wins from three in the Qualifiers with a hard-fought 22-8 victory over part-time Halifax. Peta Hiku crossed after 20 minutes in a surprisingly tight first half before Halifax defied the odds to level the game through Chester Butler. Chris Hill regained Warrington’s lead after the restart but ‘Fax and Butler wouldn’t go away as the…

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Gaskell treble helps Giants beat Hull

Lee Gaskell scored a hat-trick as Huddersfield Giants moved to within three points of the top four with a 46-18 victory at Hull FC. Gareth Ellis marked his 450th appearance with the opening try before Darnell McIntosh responded for the visitors. Gaskell crashed over to put Huddersfield in front for the first time with Alex Mellor adding his side’s third…

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Roundup: 13th August

More details from all of today’s games, alongside the rest of the weekend’s action, will feature in Monday’s League Express. Widnes Vikings picked up their first win of the 2017 Qualifiers as Corey Thompson’s brace helped them to a 36-12 victory at Halifax. Despite Fax’s red-hot winger Ben Heaton making it six tries in two appearances, they barely threatened a…

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Hull KR’s promotion hopes given massive boost with Leigh win

Shaun Lunt scored a 76th minute try as Hull KR claimed a crucial 20-16 win at Leigh Centurions. Daniel Mortimer gave Leigh the lead but KR levelled 10 minutes before the break through Lunt. Josh Drinkwater slotted a penalty goal in the closing moments of the half to edge the Centurions in front. Another Drinkwater two-pointer extended Leigh’s lead after…

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Warrington ease past Dragons in Qualifiers

Warrington Wolves moved closer to securing their Super League status with a 52-24 win over Catalans Dragons. Stefan Ratchford, Matty Russell and Declan Patton scored in the opening 15 minutes as Wire raced into the lead. Remi Casty brought the Dragons onto the board but Warrington responded through Ryan Atkins and Ratchford’s second try in a dominant first half display.…

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Storm score late to defeat Roosters

Melbourne Storm won the top-of-the-table clash at AAMI Park today, beating Sydney Roosters 16-13 with the aid of a controversial penalty try and a late touchdown from forward Joe Stimson. The Storm made two changes from their published team, with Jahrome Hughes replacing Brodie Croft at stand-off and Nelson Asofa-Solomona starting at prop, with Tim Glasby moving onto the bench.…

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