Leeds Rhinos 36-38 Hull Kingston Rovers

Saturday 1st September 2018
KO: 15:15 - Round: 3

36-38 FT

HT: 22 16

Official: B Thaler

Venue: Emerald Headingley Stadium

  • Leeds Rhinos

  • Tries
    Joel Moon, Tom Briscoe 2, Richie Myler, Nathaniel Peteru, Matt Parcell,

  • Goals
    Liam Sutcliffe 6,

  • Drop Goals

  • Hull Kingston Rovers

  • Tries
    Craig Hall 3, Adam Quinlan, Robbie Mulhern, Chris Atkin, Taioalo Vaivai,

  • Goals
    Craig Hall 5,

  • Drop Goals

Line Up

Bench

Craig
Hall
Taioalo
Vaivai
Justin
Carney
Danny
McGuire
Mose
Masoe
Tommy
Lee
Danny
Tickle
Chris
Clarkson
Nick
Scruton
Shaun
Lunt
Maurice
Blair
Ben
Kavanagh

Official Report / Commentary

Former Leeds Rhinos favourite Danny McGuire revelled on his return to Headingley to help Hull KR to a 38-36 victory in a 13-try feast.

The lead changed hands five times before Rovers finally secured their second victory of the Super 8s Qualifiers to take a significant step towards preserving their Betfred Super League status.

McGuire, one of five former Leeds players in the visitors’ ranks, was the main architect but the scoring was led by Craig Hall.

The former Toronto Wolfpack and Leigh Centurions winger scored a hat-trick of tries, taking his tally to seven in just four appearances of his second spell with the club, and kicked five goals for a personal 22-point haul.

Nathaniel Peteru scored his first try for Leeds – and only the second of his career – but the Rhinos’ defeat leaves them with work to do if they are to avoid the dreaded Million Pound Game.

Hull KR coach Tim Sheens said: “Two wins from three is outstanding. We still can’t afford a lapse with four games to go but to beat a top-notch Super League side at Headingley is a big one for us.

“The lead changed hands a number of times, I lost count after three, but we kept staying in the game."

Leeds director of rugby Kevin Sinfield said: “When you concede 38 points at home, you get what you deserve. We conceded too many line breaks, too many times we got opened up down the middle.

“It was always going to be a tight, close game. We twice got eight or 10 points in front but we weren’t prepared to be ruthless enough to kill the game off."

  • 69: GOAL! scored for Hull K R by Craig Hall
  • 68: TRY! scored for Hull K R by Taioalo Vaivai
  • 63: TRY! scored for Hull K R by Chris Atkin
  • 63: GOAL! scored for Hull K R by Craig Hall
  • 55: GOAL! scored for Leeds by Liam Sutcliffe
  • 55: TRY! scored for Leeds by Tom Briscoe
  • 53: GOAL! scored for Leeds by Liam Sutcliffe
  • 53: TRY! scored for Leeds by Matt Parcell
  • 50: GOAL! scored for Hull K R by Craig Hall
  • 49: TRY! scored for Hull K R by Craig Hall
  • 47: TRY! scored for Hull K R by Craig Hall
  • 44: GOAL! scored for Leeds by Liam Sutcliffe
  • 40: GOAL! scored for Leeds by Liam Sutcliffe
  • 39: TRY! scored for Leeds by Nathaniel Peteru
  • 38: GOAL! scored for Leeds by Liam Sutcliffe
  • 36: TRY! scored for Leeds by Richie Myler
  • 33: GOAL! scored for Hull K R by Craig Hall
  • 29: GOAL! scored for Leeds by Liam Sutcliffe
  • 28: TRY! scored for Leeds by Tom Briscoe
  • 25: GOAL! scored for Hull K R by Craig Hall
  • 24: TRY! scored for Hull K R by Robbie Mulhern
  • 15: TRY! scored for Hull K R by Adam Quinlan
  • 10: TRY! scored for Hull K R by Craig Hall
  • 4: TRY! scored for Leeds by Joel Moon
  • Key Performers

    Head to Head

    Tries:

    Rhinos 6
    Hull KR 7

    Goals:

    Rhinos 6
    Hull KR 5

    METRES:

    Rhinos 1183
    Hull KR 1281

    CARRIES:

    Rhinos 141
    Hull KR 174

    TACKLES:

    Rhinos 317
    Hull KR 260

    OFFLOADS:

    Rhinos 8
    Hull KR 10

    PENALTIES:

    Rhinos 8
    Hull KR 7

    BREAKS:

    Rhinos 10
    Hull KR 7

    Full Match Statistics

    Player T TA TK MT MI TB AT C M AG CB DR E FT G MG OF P
    Liam Sutcliffe 0 0 10 1 2 3 5 6 112 18.67 1 0 0 0 6 1 0 0
    Stevie Ward 0 1 34 7 5 2 0 11 107 9.73 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 1
    Luke Briscoe 0 0 3 1 1 5 0 10 101 10.10 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0
    Jack Walker 0 0 4 1 1 3 0 15 99 6.60 1 2 3 0 0 0 2 0
    Tom Briscoe 2 1 6 2 4 11 0 9 80 8.89 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1
    Nathaniel Peteru 1 0 31 8 0 2 0 9 78 8.67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Brad Singleton 0 0 32 9 1 1 0 12 76 6.33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Matt Parcell 1 0 25 9 0 6 1 6 70 11.67 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Jordan Thompson 0 1 23 1 3 3 0 12 69 5.75 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Jamie Jones-Buchanan 0 0 33 9 3 1 0 11 68 6.18 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
    Richard Myler 1 0 8 2 2 4 0 8 64 8.00 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1
    Adam Cuthbertson 0 0 19 4 2 0 0 8 55 6.88 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Joel Moon 1 0 11 2 1 3 0 4 48 12.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
    Brad Dwyer 0 0 20 1 1 1 0 8 42 5.25 0 8 0 0 0 0 1 1
    Carl Ablett 0 0 16 6 1 1 0 2 40 20.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Brett Ferres 0 1 29 7 1 0 0 6 40 6.67 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
    Anthony Mullally 0 0 13 2 1 2 0 4 34 8.50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Player T TA TK MT MI TB AT C M AG CB DR E FT G MG OF P
    Justin Carney 0 0 4 0 2 5 0 15 140 9.33 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Craig Hall 3 0 4 0 2 4 0 16 127 7.94 2 1 1 0 5 1 0 0
    Ben Crooks 0 1 19 2 6 0 0 10 118 11.80 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Chris Clarkson 0 0 23 2 2 4 0 13 94 7.23 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
    Adam Quinlan 1 1 8 1 2 4 1 12 91 7.58 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
    Junior Vaivai 1 0 16 3 2 2 1 11 88 8.00 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Danny Tickle 0 0 28 4 4 1 0 15 84 5.60 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1
    James Greenwood 0 0 23 2 3 0 0 12 79 6.58 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
    Rob Mulhern 1 0 32 7 3 1 0 9 71 7.89 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
    Danny McGuire 0 1 10 1 2 3 5 13 70 5.38 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 1
    Chris Atkin 1 1 8 1 4 1 3 8 62 7.75 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
    Shaun Lunt 0 0 20 1 8 0 0 7 56 8.00 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 1
    Mose Masoe 0 0 13 3 4 1 0 6 52 8.67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Ben Kavanagh 0 0 12 0 0 1 0 7 52 7.43 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
    Nick Scruton 0 0 16 3 3 0 0 9 50 5.56 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Maurice Blair 0 0 10 0 0 1 0 5 25 5.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Tommy Lee 0 0 14 3 1 1 0 6 22 3.67 0 3 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