2020 Super League Round 14 Week Review

Here’s a look at the mid-week results from Super League, the Challenge Cup semi-final and Super League Week in the News.

Super League Week in the News

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  • Adam Cuthbertson signs with York City Knights for 2021.
  • The 2020 Challenge Cup Final will be played behind closed doors for the first time in history on Saturday October 17.
  • Four test positive to COVID at Huddersfield Giants, two were on the sidelines through injury and two were non-players who’ve not been in contact with the playing group.
  • Round 15 fixtures confirmed: Thursday October 8 at Headingley – Huddersfield Giants vs Salford Red Devils (5:30pm), Leeds Rhinos v Castleford Tigers (7:45pm). Friday October 9 at Headingley – Wakefield Trinity v St Helens (5:30pm), Warrington Wolves v Wigan Warriors (7:45pm), Stade Gilbert Brutus – Catalans Dragons v Hull Kingston Rovers (6:15pm UK)
  • Ben Crooks re-signs with Hull Kingston Rovers for 2021.
  • Connor Jones will leave Salford Red Devils at the end of the season to link up with his old club Featherstone Rovers.
  • Hull Kingston Rovers’ Ryan Brierley has revealed in an interview with TotalRL that he was earning £14,000 a year with the club. Brierley has failed to come to terms for a new contract at the club.

Challenge Cup Match Day Key Points

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  • Salford Red Devils qualify for their first Challenge Cup final since 1969 with a dramatic 24-22 victory over Warrington Wolves. James Greenwood and Joey Lussick score late for the Red Devils on their way to victory.
  • Leeds Rhinos made the most of the heavy conditions to account for Wigan Warriors 26-12. Ash Handley scoring a double as the Rhinos scored 26 unanswered points in the opening seventy minutes of play.

Milestones

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  • Warrington Wolves debut Connor Wrench, Nathan Roebuck, Cole Oakley and Kyle Shelford vs Salford Red Devils mid-week.
  • Salford Red Devils debut Luis Roberts, Tom Gilmore and Oliver Ashall-Bott vs Warrington Wolves mid-week.
  • Wigan Warriors debut Kai Pearce-Paul, Sam Halsall, James McDonnell, Harry Rushton, Umyla Hanley and Ben Kilner vs St Helens RLFC mid-week.
  • St Helens RLFC debut Lewis Dodd vs Wigan Warriors mid-week.
  • Leeds Rhinos debut Jarrod O’Connor, Jack Broadbent, Corey Hall, Liam Tindall, James Harrison, Loui McConnell, Levi Edwards and Sam Walters.
  • Hull FC debut Ben McNamara.
  • Lee Mossop 250th career game milestone Challenge Cup semi-final vs Warrington Wolves.
  • Jake Bibby 100th career game milestone Challenge Cup semi-final vs Leeds Rhinos.

Match Day Player Stats

  • Salford Red Devils (vs Warrington): Jack Ormondroyd 40 tackles, Rhys Williams 151 run metres.
  • Warrington Wolves (Vs Salford): Danny Walker 71 tackles, Matt Davis 61 tackles.
  • Wigan Warriors (Vs St Helens): Harry Rushton 41 tackles.
  • St Helens (Vs Wigan): Morgan Knowles 41 tackles, Jack Welsby 155 run metres.
  • Leeds Rhinos (Vs Catalans): Brett Ferres 46 tackles.
  • Catalans Dragons (Vs Leeds): Tom Davies 3 tries, 185 run metres.
  • Huddersfield Giants (Vs Hull KR): Ashton Golding 214 run metres; Aidan Sezer 3 try assists.
  • Hull KR (Vs Huddersfield): Elliot Minchella 46 tackles.
  • Castleford Tigers (Vs Hull FC): Greg Eden 152 run metres.
  • Hull FC (Vs Castleford): Joe Cator 61 tackles; Jordan Johnstone 51 tackles.

League Table

1. St Helens 75% (pd 210), 2. Warrington 69.23% (pd 108), 3. Wigan 69.23% (pd 55), 4. Catalans 63.64% (pd 105), 5. Leeds 63.64% (pd 37), 6. Huddersfield 53.85% (pd -15), 7. Hull FC 46.15% (pd -72), 8. Castleford 38.46% (pd -19), 9. Salford 36.36% (pd -79), 11. Hull Kingston Rovers 16.67% (pd -149), 10. Wakefield Trinity 16.67% (pd -181).

Disciplinary

  • to be advised.

SQUAD NEWS

https://nothingbutleague.com/2020/09/28/super-league-squad-news-round-14/

MATCH DETAILS

Tuesday Night

Salford Red Devils Vs Warrington Wolves

Wigan Warriors Vs St Helens

 

Wednesday Night

Leeds Rhinos Vs Catalans Dragons

Huddersfield Giants Vs Hull Kingston Rovers

 

Thursday Night

Castleford Tigers Vs Hull FC

 

Saturday – Challenge Cup Semi-Finals

Leeds Rhinos Vs Wigan Warriors

 

Salford Red Devils Vs Warrington Wolves

 

Sunday

Catalans Dragons Vs Wakefield Trinity

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