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Match report: Huddersfield Giants 29-28 Castleford Tigers

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In a nutshell A Danny Brough drop-goal was all that separated the sides. How it unfolded 12’ – Michael Shenton opens the scoring thanks to a Grant Millington offload. The former St Helens centre fends off Leroy Cudjoe to cross the whitewash. Marc Sneyd adds the conversion: 0-6 14’ – Justin Carney – one of Super League’s most exciting wingers ... Read More »

Match report: Hull Kingston Rovers 29-34 Widnes Vikings

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In a nutshell Widnes drew level on points with Wigan in the Super League table after a thrilling victory away at Hull Kingston Rovers. How it unfolded 11’ – Kevin Brown fires a gorgeous cut-out pass to Jack Owens, who strolls over in the corner. Tickle lands the goal from touch: 0-6 16’ – Michael Weyman – in a rich ... Read More »

Match report: Hull FC 16-23 Wakefield T Wildcats

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In a nutshell Wakefield picked up their third win of the season in sensational style away at Hull. How it unfolded 18’ – The home side score first despite being on the back foot. A smart offload sees Danny Houghton go over. Ben Crooks converts: 6-0 40’ – Aaron Heremaia throws a dummy to cut the Wildcats defence in half ... Read More »

Match report: Bradford Bulls 34-28 Warrington Wolves

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In a nutshell Bradford secured a stunning win on home turf against last season’s Grand Final runners-up. The Bulls are now off the foot of Super League. How it unfolded 0’ – The home side try out a new idea, with stand-off Lee Gaskell and full-back Brett Kearney swapping positions. Luke George pulls out of the match day 17 at ... Read More »

Match report: Catalan Dragons 37-24 Salford Red Devils

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In a nutshell Morgan Escaré scored three tries for the Dragons as they won an entertaining game at the Stade Gilbert Brutus. How it unfolded Escaré scored his first try in the first minute, with Daryl Millard adding a second try six minutes later, and William Barthau converting the first. And Escaré got the Dragons’ third try after 19 minutes, after ... Read More »

Match report: Samoa 32-16 Fiji

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In a nutshell Penani Manumalealii of the Cronulla Sharks scored a hat-trick of tries as the Samoans qualified for this season’s Four Nations tournament by beating Fiji in he Pacific Test at Penrith’s SportingBet Stadium in front of 9,063 spectators. How it unfolded The Samoans too the lead after 13 minutes when Manumalealii scored his first try. Krisnan Inu added ... Read More »

Match report: Leeds Rhinos 28-12 Wigan Warriors

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In a nutshell Zak Hardaker had an outstanding game for the Rhinos as they convincingly defeated a Wigan side without their captain Sean O’Loughlin. How it unfolded The Rhinos took the lead after 90 seconds, when Danny McGuire touched down a Kevin Sinfield kick that ws knocked back by Ryan Hall. Sinfield converted. Zak Hardaker extended the Rhinos’ lead after ... Read More »

Anzac Test match report: Australia 30-18 New Zealand

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In a nutshell Australia came from behind to overpower a valiant Kiwi side and win the Anzac Test. How it unfolded 6’ – Jess Bromwich forces his way over after a great start from the Kiwis. Shaun Johnson’s kicking game has peppered Billy Slater in the early stages and New Zealand definitely deserve this score. From a few metres left ... Read More »

Match Report: St Helens 48 London Broncos 18

In a Nutshell St Helens got back to winning ways with a comfortable victory over London Broncos at Langtree Park. How it unfolded Saints took the lead after 5 minutes when Jon Wilkin kicked to the line and Matty Dawson touched the ball down. with Luke Walsh converting. Five minutes later Walsh doubled Saints’ lead. when he scored his own ... Read More »

Match report: Castleford Tigers 60-16 Sheffield Eagles

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In a nutshell Castleford overpowered their Championship opposition and cruised into the next round of the Challenge Cup. The story of the game 3’ – Scott Turner try; Dominic Brambani missed goal: 0-4 7’ – Justin Carney try; Kirk Dixon missed goal (0/1): 4-4 11’ – Justin Carney try (second); Kirk Dixon missed goal (0/2): 8-4 17’ – Grant Millington ... Read More »