Leigh cause cup shock to defeat Salford

Leigh Centurions asserted their Super League ambitions with an impressive 22-10 win over Salford.

The Red Devils established a 10-0 lead through Niall Evalds and George Griffin.

But Ben Reynolds and Harrison Hansen gave Leigh a 12-10 lead at the break before Daniel Mortimer and Drew Hutchison secured the win in the second-half.

Leigh: Mata’utia; Dawson-Jones, Crooks, Hall, Owens; Reynolds, Hutchinson; Bailey, Higham, Acton, Hansen, B. Thompson, J. Thompson. Subs: Mortimer, Larroyer, Richards, Dezaria.

Salford: Evalds, Olpherts, Welham, Sa’u, Johnson; Shorrocks, Littlejohn; Nakubuwai, Tomkins, Mossop, Hauraki, Griffin, Flanagan. Subs: Wood, Tasi, McCarthy, Kopczak.