Friday 14th July 2017
20:00 - Round: 22

10-7 FT

( 0-7 HT )

Attendance : 16,938

Official: R Hicks

Venue: Headingley Carnegie Stadium

Friday 14th July 2017
20:00 - Round: 22

10 : 7 FT

( 0 - 7 HT )

Attendance : 16,938

Official: R Hicks

Venue: Headingley Carnegie Stadium

Scorers

  • Leeds Rhinos

  • Tries
    Ryan Hall, Jack Walker,

  • Goals
    Jordan Lilley,

  • Drop Goals

  • Hull FC

  • Tries
    Scott Taylor,

  • Goals
    Marc Sneyd,

  • Drop Goals
    Marc Sneyd,

Official Report / Commentary

Leeds Rhinos showed their grit and determination to claim a precious 10-7 win over Hull FC that strengthens their position in the top two of Betfred Super League.

The Rhinos overcame a string of crushing injury blows to overturn a 7-0 half-time deficit and strike a psychological blow ahead of their Ladbrokes Challenge Cup semi-final meeting with the Black and Whites in a fortnight's time.

Hull looked on course for their first win at Headingley for almost 10 years after making a fine start. Prop Scott Taylor forced his way over from close range in the seventh minute, with Marc Sneyd adding the conversion and then a drop goal just before the break.

Leeds, who lost prop Keith Galloway and makeshift centre Stevie Ward to injury inside 12 minutes, while Ryan Hall also went off before the end, registered on the scoreboard within eight minutes of the restart. Neat passing from Joel Moon and Carl Ablett gave England winger Hall an opportunity at the corner and he produced an acrobatic dive and one-handed put-down.

Full-back Ashton Golding was wide with the conversion attempt but Leeds went in front for the first time in the 57th minute when the industrious Moon kicked off the side of his foot and teenager Jack Walker read it perfectly to score his second Super League try.

Replacement Jordan Lilley added the goal before the hosts held on for a slender success.

Leeds coach Brian McDermott revealed forward Galloway had damaged an Achilles tendon for the second time in 12 months.

"Keith has snapped his Achilles in his other leg, which is devastating news for him," McDermott said.

"We really missed him tonight and we're going to miss the ultimate soldier for the rest of the season.

"We all feel for Keith, it was a very sombre dressing room at half-time."

Speaking about the performance, McDermott added: "It was dogged. There was a lot of fight, I don't think there was much finesse about it. 

"It was not pretty but sometimes it doesn't have to be."

Hull coach Lee Radford was frustrated with his side's handling errors.

"It's a theme of conversation we're having every week and it can't continue," Radford said. "It's fair to say it's the same people doing it over the last month.

"We'll have to strip everything back to put it right, as a coach there's plenty to go at. We're second in the comp for errors and it's not pretty.

"It jumps out at you, the basic schoolboy handling errors that, for whatever reason, have really crept in."

  • 60: GOAL! scored for Leeds by Jordan Lilley
  • 58: TRY! scored for Leeds by Jack Walker
  • 46: TRY! scored for Leeds by Ryan Hall
  • 40: Goal scored for Hull by Marc Sneyd
  • 7: TRY! scored for Hull by Scott Taylor
  • 7: GOAL! scored for Hull by Marc Sneyd
  • Key Performers

    Josh Griffin

    Metres 140

    Jamie Shaul

    Metres 147

    Liam Watts

    Tackles 41
    Offloads 4

    Sika Manu

    Tackles 33

    Mahe Fonua

    Metres 193
    Offloads 4

    Adam Cuthbertson

    Metres 139
    Tackles 34
    Offloads 9

    Ryan Hall

    Metres 166

    Matt Parcell

    Tackles 42

    Head to Head

    Tries: 2-1

    Goals: 1-1

    METRES 1436 - 1360

    CARRIES 211 - 163

    TACKLES 327 - 400

    OFFLOADS 15 - 15

    PENALTIES 5 - 7

    BREAKS 2 - 8

    Full Match Statistics

    Player T TA TK MT MI TB AT C M AG CB DR E FT G MG OF P
    Jack Walker 1 0 4 0 1 2 0 13 99 7.62 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0
    Ryan Hall 1 0 4 1 1 5 0 16 166 10.38 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
    Jordan Lilley 0 0 10 1 4 0 1 5 28 5.60 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Anthony Mullally 0 0 24 3 1 1 0 12 90 7.50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Mitchell Garbutt 0 0 19 3 1 7 0 18 165 9.17 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
    Adam Cuthbertson 0 0 34 4 1 3 0 21 139 6.62 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
    Carl Ablett 0 1 30 2 3 0 1 14 113 8.07 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Jamie Jones-Buchanan 0 0 46 9 2 1 1 18 91 5.06 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
    Brad Singleton 0 0 25 4 3 1 0 19 118 6.21 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
    Matt Parcell 0 0 42 7 2 1 0 11 72 6.55 0 8 2 0 0 0 0 1
    Keith Galloway 0 0 10 4 0 0 0 1 11 11.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Joel Moon 0 1 12 1 3 2 1 9 33 3.67 0 4 3 0 0 0 2 0
    Danny McGuire 0 0 17 2 3 1 7 5 23 4.60 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
    Jimmy Keinhorst 0 0 21 2 2 1 0 16 99 6.19 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
    Stevie Ward 0 0 6 1 0 0 0 1 3 3.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Tom Briscoe 0 0 15 1 3 2 0 17 97 5.71 0 3 2 0 0 0 1 2
    Ash Golding 0 0 8 0 1 1 0 15 89 5.93 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
    Player T TA TK MT MI TB AT C M AG CB DR E FT G MG OF P
    Scott Taylor 1 0 29 5 0 2 0 10 82 8.20 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
    Josh Griffin 0 0 26 5 2 2 0 14 140 10.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 2
    Carlos Tuimavave 0 0 18 1 2 4 0 11 102 9.27 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0
    Mahe Fonua 0 0 3 0 0 4 1 22 193 8.77 0 1 4 0 0 0 4 0
    Jamie Shaul 0 0 8 1 0 7 0 11 147 13.36 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Fetuli Talanoa 0 0 6 0 0 4 0 17 155 9.12 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0
    Jake Connor 0 0 28 3 1 0 2 7 32 4.57 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2
    Marc Sneyd 0 0 20 4 3 0 7 3 16 5.33 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0
    Danny Houghton 0 0 58 11 5 1 0 9 74 8.22 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Liam Watts 0 0 41 10 1 2 0 17 107 6.29 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
    Jordan Thompson 0 0 31 5 4 1 0 5 44 8.80 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Mark Minichiello 0 0 33 5 2 3 0 11 86 7.82 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0
    Sika Manu 0 0 33 1 0 0 0 6 43 7.17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Danny Washbrook 0 0 30 7 4 1 0 7 43 6.14 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1
    Josh Bowden 0 0 16 2 1 0 0 7 55 7.86 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
    Jack Downs 0 0 8 2 2 0 0 1 2 2.00 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
    Masimbaashe Matongo 0 0 12 2 1 0 0 5 39 7.80 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

    Stats Key

    T: Tries
    TA: Try assists
    TK: Tackles
    MT: Marker tackles
    MI: Missed tackles
    TB: Tackle busts
    AT: Attacking kicks
    C: Carries
    M: Metres
    AG: Av gain
    CB: Clean break
    DR: Run from dummy half
    E: Errors
    FT: Forty twenty
    G: Goals
    MG: Missed goals
    OF: Offload
    P: Penalties