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Match report: Wakefield Wildcats 6-60 Leeds Rhinos

Match report: Wakefield Wildcats 6-60 Leeds Rhinos

by: Joe Whitley, April 6, 2014, 3:30 pm

In a nutshell
Leeds Rhinos outclassed Wakefield with 11 superb tries to cruise through to the next round of the Challenge Cup.

How it unfolded
18’ – Rob Burrow opens the scoring after Leeds pile on the pressure. Sinfield converts: 0-6.

21’ – Sinfield unleashes a peach of a pass to put in Carl Ablett and extend the Rhinos’ lead. He then adds the extras: 0-12.

24’ – Rhinos lining up now and a gorgeous kick from Rob Burrow catches out Peter Fox and Danny McGuire goes over after the Rhinos regather possession. Sinfield converts: 0-18.

28’ – Ryan Hall makes it three tries in seven minutes after taking advantage of Ryan Bailey and Jamie Peacock’s offloads. Sinfield misses the conversion: 0-22.

31’ – Paul Sykes kicks the restart out on the full and Leeds take full advantage, with Carl Ablett adding his second try of the game. Sinfield hits the post with conversion attempt: 0-26.

36’ – Wakefield’s Pita Godinet sells the Rhinos defence a dummy to hit back. Sammut converts from in front of posts: 6-26.

40’ – On the hooter, Ryan Hall collects an offload in his own half and charges to score. Sinfield converts: 6-32.

45’ – Mitch Achurch finds a gaping gap in the Wildcats defence to extend the Rhinos’ lead. Sinfield converts: 6-38.

50’ – Liam Sutcliffe marks his return from a loan spell at Bradford by exploiting a gap thanks to link-up play with Kevin Sinfield. The England captain adds the extras: 6-44.

69’ – Ali Lauititi tries to put a team-mate through with a looping pass but Tom Briscoe intercepts and races to the line. Sinfield misses the kick: 6-48.

73’ – Rob Burrow evades three defenders to take Leeds past 50. Sinfield converts: 6-54.

78’ – Joel Moon gets in on the action to put Leeds past 60 thanks to a Sinfield conversion: 6-60.

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