Here’s a look at the weekend results from Round 15 of Super League.
Super League Week in the News
- 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.
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
- 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.
- 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.
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).
- 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
Huddersfield Giants Vs Salford Red Devils
Hull FC Vs Leeds Rhinos
Wakefield Trinity Vs St Helens
Catalans Dragons Vs Hull Kingston Rovers
Warrington Wolves Vs Wigan Warriors