Five Classic Clashes v Hull KR
Hull Kingston Rovers will visit Emerald Headingley for the 100th time in the league on Friday night with both sides level on 14 points in the Betfred Super League.
Leeds have won ten times in the league since Hull KR entered Super League in 2007, with some tight scorelines and plenty of tries coming in past fixtures
Take a look at some of our favourites here:
1993 – Leeds Rhinos 42 Hull KR 6
Three years before the formation of Super League, Ellery Hanley scored a hat trick against Hull KR in a convincing 42-6 win at Headingley. Francis Cummins was also on the score board,crossing twice in his first appearance for the club.
2007 – Leeds Rhinos 34 Hull KR 18
2007 marked the first Super League meeting between Leeds and Hull KR and the experienced Rhinos were on top from the start, thanks to Jamie Jones-Buchanan. Liam Colbon, Peter Fox and Shaun Briscoe put Hull KR in front at half time but were kept scoreless in the second half as Leeds piled 28 unanswered points on the visitors.
2011 – Leeds Rhinos 44 Hull KR 14
The Rhinos scored the most points past Hull KR in a Super League match at Headingley in 2011, scoring eight tries in a 44-14 win. A hat trick from Ryan Hall continued the winger’s impressive try tally and Weller Hauraki, Zak Hardaker, Brett Delaney and Lee Smith were among the other scorers for the Rhinos.
2014 – Leeds Rhinos 30 Hull KR 6
In 2014, Rob Burrow became Super League’s eighth highest try scorer as he crossed twice against the Robins. After the Rhinos led 18-0, Josh Hodgson scored KR’s only try of the game, ensuring that Chris Chester’s side didn’t leave Headingley with a nought next to their name. Carl Ablett, Liam Sutcliffe and Danny McGuire scored to ensure the Rhinos stayed in second place.
2016 – Leeds Rhinos 22 Hull KR 18
The Rhinos picked up their second win in the Qualifiers with a 22-18 win over the Robins at Emerald Headingley. In a tight encounter, Kallum Watkins and James Greenwood touched down for either side before hooker James Segeyaro scored two tries from dummy half to seal the win for the Rhinos.
With the Emergency Services Cup taking place in a curtain raiser match, tickets for the double header start from just £12 for juniors, from £16 for concessions and from £24 adults for. Book before midnight on Thursday 11th July to guarantee the best price for your ticket and save £3 on match day prices.
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