Hull KR 24-18 Leigh Centurions: Match report & player ratings

Hull KR took on Leigh Centurions in the Challenge Cup Sixth Round at Craven Park today.

Leigh broke the deadlock in the tenth minute with a Ben Reynolds penalty for a high shot, but Frankie Halton crossed just after the midway point in the first-half. Jordan Abdull converted for a 6-2 lead.

Mikey Lewis added another try on 25 minutes and then Matt Parcell burrowed over from dummy-half. Will Dagger converted both to make it 18-2 at the break.

Hull KR continued where they left off in the second-half when Matty Storton ran under the sticks, but Keanan Brand dotted down just after the hour to make it 24-6.

Two late tries from Leigh threatened a comeback, but Rovers held on for a 24-18 win.

Player ratings

19 Will Dagger – 8
18 Jimmy Keinhorst – 7
24 Sam Wood – 7
4 Shaun Kenny-Dowall – 8
2 Ben Crooks – 7
20 Mikey Lewis – 8
7 Jordan Abdull – 7
26 Tom Garratt – 6
9 Matt Parcell – 9
10 George King – 7
27 Frankie Halton – 7
12 Kane Linnett – 7
17 Elliot Minchella –  7
Substitutes
13 Matty Storton – 8
16 Korbin Sims – 6
21 Rowan Milnes – 7
22 Will Maher – 6

Leigh Centurions

1 Caleb Aekins – 7
3 Keanan Brand – 7
16 Ed Chamberlain – 6
4 Nene MacDonald – 8
25 Krisnan Inu – 7
6 Ben Reynolds – 7
7 Joe Mellor – 6
8 Adam Sidlow – 7
9 Aaron Smith – 6
13 Tom Amone – 7
11 Joe Wardle – 7
12 Sam Stone – 6
18 John Asiata – 8
Substitutes
5 Tom Nisbet –
15 Ata Hingano – 7
17 Jacob Jones – 6
21 Edwin Ipape – 7

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