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Leeds Rhinos book their place in Challenge Cup final

Saints-Leeds

Leeds Rhinos are just 80 minutes away from their first Challenge Cup success in 15 years, after they saw off the challenge of cup rivals Warrington Wolves to book their place at Wembley in two weeks time with a 24-16 win. The platform was laid for a Rhinos victory after an incredible first-half performance from Leeds – who led 14-0 ... Read More »

Match report: Hull Kingston Rovers 38-24 Hull FC

For possibly the first ever time, Hull FC and Hull KR are never at home together on the same weekend.

In a nutshell Hull Kingston Rovers avenged last year’s controversial Magic Weekend defeat to Hull FC – but they did it the hard way, after Jason Crookes was sent off with over half an hour of the game left. How it unfolded First half: The Robins were by far the better side in the opening exchanges of the contest, and ... Read More »

Match report: Widnes Vikings 30-24 Salford Red Devils

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In a nutshell Salford’s slide down the table continued at Magic Weekend, as they lost out to a gallant Widnes outfit at the Etihad Stadium who won their first ever Magic game. How it unfolded First half: Widnes took the lead through Paddy Flynn, before a Junior Sa’u try coupled with a Jake Mullaney goal made it 6-4 to the ... Read More »

Match report: London 22-28 Catalan Dragons

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In a nutshell London were consigned to another defeat, as their search for their first win of 2014 continued. How it unfolded First half: Three tries from Catalan saw them romp into an 18-0 lead early on. However, London have themselves a sniff courtesy of a try through Mason Caton-Brown. Second half: Eloi Pelissier scored to make it 24-4, before ... Read More »

Match report: Bradford Bulls 6-46 Leeds Rhinos

Bulls-v-Rhinos

In a nutshell Bradford lost heavily to arch rivals Leeds. How it unfolded First half: Leeds were outstanding in the first half and raced to a 20-0 lead. However a late score from Lee Gaskell gave the Bulls a sniff. Second half: Ryan Hall continued Leeds’ momentum in the second period with a second try before he grabbed his hattrick ... Read More »

Match report: London Broncos 6-54 Castleford Tigers

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In a nutshell London were consigned to their seventh consecutive defeat of the season, as the Castleford Tigers quickly bounced back to winning ways with a thumping win at The Hive. How it unfolded First half: Two early tries put the visitors into an early lead, grabbing control of the encounter early on. The first came from a former London ... Read More »

Match report: Catalan Dragons 30-14 Huddersfield Giants

Giants-V-KR-Crabtree

In a nutshell Catalan Dragons finally got their first win of 2014 at the sixth attempt, as they put in a fantastic performance to defeat Paul Anderson’s Huddersfield Giants. How it unfolded First half: The first period was all Catalan, as they stormed out of the blocks to lead 14-0 at the break. It could have been different though, had ... Read More »

Match report: Leeds Rhinos 38-4 Widnes Vikings

Kallum Watkins

In a nutshell How it unfolded First half: The Rhinos took control of the contest with tries in the first period courtesy of one of their returning stars. A brace of tries from Ben Jones-Bishop out the Rhinos firmly in control at the break. Second half: A score from Kallum Watkins quickly extended the Leeds lead early in the second ... Read More »

Match report: Brisbane Broncos 16-12 North Queensland Cowboys

Cowboys-V-Raiders

In a nutshell A late Andrew McCullough try consigns North Queensland to defeat, as the Brisbane Broncos get a precious win to back up their victory in Round One. How it unfolded First half: Matt Gillett manages to dance away from some North Queensland defenders to dart his way over, crashing in under the sticks. Corey Parker converts, and the ... Read More »