2020 Super League Round 15 Week Review

Here’s a look at the weekend results from Round 15 of Super League.

Super League Week in the News

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  • COVID weekly update records ten positive cases – Castleford Tigers (3), Wigan Warriors (3), Hull FC (1), Wakefield Trinity (1), plus two non-playing staff members.
  • Hull FC replace Castleford as opponents for Leeds Rhinos after the Tigers have three players test positive to COVID. A further six Tigers players stood down due to track and trace protocols.
  • Keegan Hirst announces his retirement from rugby league.
  • Matty Gee signs with Leigh Centurions for 2021.

Upcoming Fixtures

Round 16

Tuesday October 13 (Halliwell Jones): Hull Kingston Rovers Vs Salford Red Devils, 2pm; Hull FC Vs Huddersfield GIants, 5:30pm; Warrington Wolves Vs Leeds Rhinos, 7:45pm.

Thursday October 16 (Halliwell Jones): Wigan Warriors Vs Catalans Dragons, 5:30pm; St Helens Vs Wakefield Trinity, 7:45pm.

Round 17 – Black History Round

Thursday October 22: Catalans Dragons Vs Hull FC (Stade Gilbert Brutus), 6:15pm; Castleford Tigers Vs Hull Kingston Rovers (Totally Wicked), 5:30pm; Huddersfield Giants Vs Wakefield Trinity (Totally Wicked), 7:45pm.

Friday October 23 (Totally Wicked): Wigan Warriors Vs Salford Red Devils, 5:30pm; St Helens Vs Leeds Rhinos, 7:45pm.

Match Day Key Points

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  • Krisnan Inu scores a hat-trick as Salford Red Devils post their fifth win of the season in downing Huddersfield Giants 24-16.
  • Leeds Rhinos account for Hull FC 40-22 thanks to a hat-trick from Ash Handley. The fixture hastily arranged after the Rhinos opponent, Castleford Tigers were unable to field a squad due to COVID positive cases.
  • St Helens become outright leaders in the competition with a 20-16 victory over bottom placed Wakefield Trinity.
  • Catalans Dragons move into equal third after thumping Hull Kingston Rovers 34-4 in Perpignan.
  • Liam Farrell’s try five minutes from full-time has seen Wigan Warriors defeat Warrington Wolves 18-14.

Milestones

  • Kris Welham 100 game career milestone for Salford Red Devils.
  • Mahe Fonua 150 game career milestone.
  • Rowan Milnes and George King debut for Hull Kingston Rovers Vs Catalans Dragons.
  • Brad Singleton debut for Wigan Warriors Vs Warrington Wolves.

Match Day Player Stats

  • Huddersfield Giants: Michael Lawrence 39 tackles; Ashton Golding 163 run metres.
  • Salford Red Devils: Luke Yates 43 tackles; Krisnan Inu 3 tries, 161 run metres.
  • Hull FC: Brad Fash 52 tackles; Jordan Johnstone 50 tackes; Carlos Tuimavave 170 metres.
  • Leeds Rhinos: Matt Prior 41 tackles; Ash Handley 3 tries, 202 run metres.
  • Wakefield Trinity: Josh Wood 55 tackles; Reece Lyne 154 run metres.
  • St Helens: James Roby 60 tackles; James Bentley 51 tackles; Alex Walmsley 171 run metres.
  • Warrington Wolves: Daryl Clark 55 tackles; Stefan Ratchford 172 run metres.
  • Wigan Warriors: Liam Farrell 55 tackles; Sam Powell 52 tackles; Dom Manfredi 178 run metres.

League Table

1. St Helens 76.92% (pd 214), 2. Wigan Warriors 71.43% (pd 59), 3. Catalans Dragons 66.67% (pd 135), 4. Leeds Rhinos 66.67% (pd 55), 5. Warrington Wolves 64.29% (pd 104), 6. Huddersfield Giants 50% (pd -23), 7. Hull FC 42.86% (pd -90), 8. Salford Red Devils 41.67% (pd -71), 9. Castleford Tigers 38.46% (pd -19), 10. Hull Kingston Rovers 15.38% (pd -179), 11. Wakefield Trinity 15.38% (pd -185).

Disciplinary

  • Elliot Minchella (Hull KR), Grade B Dangerous Throw, 1 match ban
  • Andre Savelio (Hull FC)  Grade B Use of Knees, 1 match ban*
  • James Graham (St Helens), Grade A Dangerous Contact, no ban
  • Jonny Lomax (St Helens), Grade A Dangerous Throw, no ban
  • Tyrone McCarthy (Salford), Grade A Dangerous Contact, no ban
  • Sam Moa (Catalans), Grade A Dangerous Contact, no ban.
    * downgraded on appeal. No ban served

MATCH DETAILS

Thursday Night

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Huddersfield Giants Vs Salford Red Devils

Hull FC Vs Leeds Rhinos

 

Friday Night

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Wakefield Trinity Vs St Helens

 

Catalans Dragons Vs Hull Kingston Rovers

Warrington Wolves Vs Wigan Warriors

 

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