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Leeds Rhinos U19 8 Wigan Warriors U19 28

Chris Plume’s Under 19s side lost out to Wigan at Stanningley in their latest game however it was a tighter contest than the 28-8 final score suggested.

The Warriors ran in five tries with Liam Forsyth and Gabriel Fell both grabbing a brace, along with a Patrick Jones score whilst the Rhinos managed two second half tries through Nathan Barker and Harry Boyes.
 
Plume welcomed back skipper Robbie Ward at hooker after he overcame an ankle injury whilst Ryan Jones returned on the wing along with Nick Rawsthorne making a comeback in Rhinos colours after successful spell last season from Yorkshire Carnegie.
 
The opening exchanges with fiercely contested however it was Wigan who struck first despite a long spell of pressure form the home side. Liam Forsyth caught Jake Shorrocks high bomb to score, the captain then converted to make it a 6-0 lead for the Warriors.
 
Leeds responded well to the set back but were unable to open up the well marshaled Wigan defence. The Warriors made the home side pay when Patrick Jones  powered over from close range just before half time for Wigan’s second try. Skipper Shorrocks' once again added the extras to make it 12-0 at half time.
 
Wigan started the second half strongly and crossed for a third try through full back Gabriel Fell, who finished off a flowing passing move to extend the visitors lead just minutes after the break. Shorrocks' conversion rebounded of the post to leave the score at 16-0.
 
The Rhinos finally got a reward for their efforts when Nathan Barker finished off a flowing move by showing good strength at the line to go over nine minutes into the second half.
 
The Warriors were quick to end any hope of Leeds' comeback straight after as they regained possession from an Ashton Golding knock on from the kick off, and Gabriel Fell's pass allowed Liam Forsyth to grab his second try. Shorrocks' kicked a fantastic conversion from the touchline to make it 22-4 score with 52 minutes played.
 
Leeds threw everything at Wigan after that as they tried to gain a foothold in the game. However, the Warriors remained resolute and when Harry Boyes eventually got over there was only ten minutes left and the Rhinos trailed 22-8.
 
Wigan finished the game with a second try from Gabriel Fell, converted by Shorrocks to make the final score 28-8.

 

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Leeds Rhinos U19 8 Wigan Warriors U19 28

Chris Plume’s Under 19s side lost out to Wigan at Stanningley in their latest game however it was a tighter contest than the 28-8 final score suggested.

The Warriors ran in five tries with Liam Forsyth and Gabriel Fell both grabbing a brace, along with a Patrick Jones score whilst the Rhinos managed two second half tries through Nathan Barker and Harry Boyes.
 
Plume welcomed back skipper Robbie Ward at hooker after he overcame an ankle injury whilst Ryan Jones returned on the wing along with Nick Rawsthorne making a comeback in Rhinos colours after successful spell last season from Yorkshire Carnegie.
 
The opening exchanges with fiercely contested however it was Wigan who struck first despite a long spell of pressure form the home side. Liam Forsyth caught Jake Shorrocks high bomb to score, the captain then converted to make it a 6-0 lead for the Warriors.
 
Leeds responded well to the set back but were unable to open up the well marshaled Wigan defence. The Warriors made the home side pay when Patrick Jones  powered over from close range just before half time for Wigan’s second try. Skipper Shorrocks' once again added the extras to make it 12-0 at half time.
 
Wigan started the second half strongly and crossed for a third try through full back Gabriel Fell, who finished off a flowing passing move to extend the visitors lead just minutes after the break. Shorrocks' conversion rebounded of the post to leave the score at 16-0.
 
The Rhinos finally got a reward for their efforts when Nathan Barker finished off a flowing move by showing good strength at the line to go over nine minutes into the second half.
 
The Warriors were quick to end any hope of Leeds' comeback straight after as they regained possession from an Ashton Golding knock on from the kick off, and Gabriel Fell's pass allowed Liam Forsyth to grab his second try. Shorrocks' kicked a fantastic conversion from the touchline to make it 22-4 score with 52 minutes played.
 
Leeds threw everything at Wigan after that as they tried to gain a foothold in the game. However, the Warriors remained resolute and when Harry Boyes eventually got over there was only ten minutes left and the Rhinos trailed 22-8.
 
Wigan finished the game with a second try from Gabriel Fell, converted by Shorrocks to make the final score 28-8.