Widnes end London’s promotion hopes

London Broncos’ promotion hopes were ended with a 38-16 defeat at Widnes Vikings. Mark Ioane crashed over to give London an early lead before Chris Houston and Ryan Ince saw efforts ruled out by the TMO. Matt Whitley, Lloyd White and Danny Craven crossed as Widnes opened up a lead before Runciman added a fourth on the half time hooter…

Read More

Kear and London keen to make Betts eat his words

London star Elliot Kear has admitted Denis Betts’ controversial pre-match comments have helped further motivate the Broncos ahead of their do-or-die clash with Widnes. Betts, the Vikings head coach, claimed in his pre-match press conference that not one London player would make his side. The comments quickly made their way to the London players, who already have plenty to play…

Read More

Saints keep play-off hopes alive following Giants triumph

Ben Barba starred as St Helens moved back into the top four with a 34-10 win over Huddersfield. Justin Holbrook’s side returned to winning ways and ensured their hopes would go into the final round. Early tries through Jonny Lomax and Regan Grace gave Saints a strong lead before Oliver Roberts hit back for the Giants. But Lomax and Mark…

Read More

Late drama sees Dragons snatch victory at Rovers

Catalans Dragons kept their hopes of securing the final automatic Super League spot in the Qualifiers alive with a dramatic 20-19 win at Hull Kingston Rovers. Richie Myler crossed to put Catalans ahead with Luke Walsh slotting the conversion before hitting the post with a penalty goal attempt midway through the half. Walsh’s boot did make it 8-0 shortly after…

Read More

Leeds march towards semi-finals with comfortable win over Salford

Leeds’ preparations for the play-offs continued impressively as they comprehensively dispatched of Salford 44-2. An eight-try rout saw a number of Rhinos players impress, with Brett Ferres and Ashton Golding staking their claim for an increased involvement during the play-offs on their return to action. It was Salford who took the lead through a penalty goal, but Leeds raced into…

Read More

Hinchcliffe: Our credibility is on the line

Ryan Hinchcliffe insists Huddersfield’s credibility is at stake during the final two games of the season.   The Giants’ top four hopes are gone and they put in a poor display as they were comprehensively defeated by Salford Red Devils last week.   Hinchcliffe, who has had a super year following a move to loose-forward, is adamant there is still…

Read More

Chester proud of Wakefield despite play-off hopes hanging by a thread

Wakefield head coach Chris Chester insisted he “couldn’t be any prouder” of his side despite an agonising defeat to Hull FC. Trinity went down 19-18 to Hull FC on Thursday, with Liam Finn’s missed drop-goal 20 seconds from time condemning them to defeat. The result leaves Wakefield’s play-off hopes out of their own hands, with Chester and co now needing…

Read More