Match report: Hull Kingston Rovers 29-34 Widnes Vikings

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 vein of form – scores a great try after supporting Neville Costigan. The Papua New Guinean makes a break and finds Australian Weyman who sprints 30 metres to score. Travis Burns levels the scores: 6-6

18’ – Widnes hit back instantly through Dave Allen who goes over unscathed. Tickle again adds the extras: 6-12

22’ – Kevin Brown throws a trademark dummy to stroll over. Tickle goals: 6-18

36’ – Kris Welham finishes off a move involving Kevin Larroyer and new recruit Wayne Ulugia. Burns misses the conversion: 10-18

39’ – The home side are over again, this time through Rhys Lovegrove, who sprints 30 metres to finish off a move involving Travis Burns and Kris Keating. Burns converts: 16-18

44’ – columnist Ben Cockayne scores yet another long-distance try, but this one takes the biscuit from 90 metres out after Widnes knocked on. Burns lands the goal from touch: 22-18

52’ – Kevin Brown makes light work of the Rovers defence yet again, dancing his way through to level the scores: 22-22

62’ – Ade Gardner scores his first Super League try in Hull KR colours thanks to a great assist from Graeme Horne. Burns adds the extras: 28-22

65’ – Travis Burns lands a field-goal to put Hull KR two scores in front.

73’ – Widnes make a break down the wing and travel 70 metres before Jon Clarke puts the ball down. Tickle converts: 29-28

76’ – Kevin Brown gets his hat-trick after collecting Reece Dean’s kick. Tickle converts: 29-34

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