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1st September 2019 | KO 15:00 | Trailfinders Sports Club | Super League

Season So Far

Metres Gained

38,544

Tackles Made
9,728
Missed Tackles
1,027
Penalties Conceded

223

Total Carries

5,155

Total Passes

5,378

Clean Breaks

211

Errors

346

Top Try Scorer
Ash Handley

22

Top Passer
Brad Dwyer

1,470

Top Metre Maker

3,248

Ash Handley
Top Tackler

902

Trent Merrin

London Broncos 10 Leeds Rhinos 36

Leeds Rhinos took a huge step towards moving away from relegation with three tries in each half against London Broncos to secure a well earned 36-10 victory.

Leeds arrived at the Trailfinders Sports ground for the third time in four years looking to secure their Betfred Super League status with two rounds to go.

On a sunny but blustery afternoon, Leeds took the early initiative as they pressed the London defence at every opportunity however they had to show patience with the ball before getting their reward after seven minutes. It came from an error by London as Elliot Kear spilled the ball and Luke Briscoe was on hand to pick up and race clear to score. Rhyse Martin added the conversion to give his side a 6-0 lead.

Leeds had to withstand a long spell of pressure on their own line after that at London had three successive sets following two drop outs from the visitors however they stood firm and eventually forced an error with a double tackle from Richie Myler and Konrad Hurrell on Will Lovell created the mistake from the Broncos.

The Rhinos doubled their lead soon after when Ava Seumanufagai crossed for his first try for the club as he powered onto a short pass by Brad Dwyer and barged two defenders out of his way. Martin had no problem adding the simple conversion to make it 12-0 after 21 minutes.

Leeds were unable to build on that early lead and London grew into the game after that as they looked to hit back before half time. However, it was the Rhinos who crossed for the next try with two minutes to go until the break. The chance was created by Brett Ferres with a rampaging run after bumping off an attempted tackle before passing to Jack Walker, who stepped around two would be tacklers before racing for the line. Rhyse Martin added the conversion to give Richard Agar’s side an 18-0 lead at half time.

The Rhinos started the second half in positive fashion and looked likely to add a fourth try as they offloaded out of the tackle but Walker’s attempted pass wide to Hurrell was tipped up into the air by Kieran Dixon and the winger caught the ball to race 90 metres to score. He converted his own try to put his side back in the game at 18-6 after 42 minutes.

Things got event better for the home side when they crossed for a second try when Hurrell went for an interception and Ryan Morgan got away on the outside to score. Dixon missed the conversion but the game was back in the balance at 18-10.

London could have had a third try but Williams knocked on trying to stretch out for the line however the Rhinos then kicked back into life to score three tries in the final fifteen minutes of the game.

Ash Handley took his tally to 22 tries for the season to go clear at the top of the Super League try scorers chart after finishing off out wide before Jack Walker scored his second try of the game following a brilliant break by Liam Sutcliffe from inside his own half. Rhyse Martin converted both to put the Rhinos in command.

Leeds then wrapped up the two points with a try from Brad Dwyer from dummy half which Martin converted for six goals from six attempts to make the final score 36-10.

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Leeds Rhinos took a huge step towards moving away from relegation with three tries in each half against London Broncos to secure a well earned 36-10 victory.

Leeds arrived at the Trailfinders Sports ground for the third time in four years looking to secure their Betfred Super League status with two rounds to go.

On a sunny but blustery afternoon, Leeds took the early initiative as they pressed the London defence at every opportunity however they had to show patience with the ball before getting their reward after seven minutes. It came from an error by London as Elliot Kear spilled the ball and Luke Briscoe was on hand to pick up and race clear to score. Rhyse Martin added the conversion to give his side a 6-0 lead.

Leeds had to withstand a long spell of pressure on their own line after that at London had three successive sets following two drop outs from the visitors however they stood firm and eventually forced an error with a double tackle from Richie Myler and Konrad Hurrell on Will Lovell created the mistake from the Broncos.

The Rhinos doubled their lead soon after when Ava Seumanufagai crossed for his first try for the club as he powered onto a short pass by Brad Dwyer and barged two defenders out of his way. Martin had no problem adding the simple conversion to make it 12-0 after 21 minutes.

Leeds were unable to build on that early lead and London grew into the game after that as they looked to hit back before half time. However, it was the Rhinos who crossed for the next try with two minutes to go until the break. The chance was created by Brett Ferres with a rampaging run after bumping off an attempted tackle before passing to Jack Walker, who stepped around two would be tacklers before racing for the line. Rhyse Martin added the conversion to give Richard Agar’s side an 18-0 lead at half time.

The Rhinos started the second half in positive fashion and looked likely to add a fourth try as they offloaded out of the tackle but Walker’s attempted pass wide to Hurrell was tipped up into the air by Kieran Dixon and the winger caught the ball to race 90 metres to score. He converted his own try to put his side back in the game at 18-6 after 42 minutes.

Things got event better for the home side when they crossed for a second try when Hurrell went for an interception and Ryan Morgan got away on the outside to score. Dixon missed the conversion but the game was back in the balance at 18-10.

London could have had a third try but Williams knocked on trying to stretch out for the line however the Rhinos then kicked back into life to score three tries in the final fifteen minutes of the game.

Ash Handley took his tally to 22 tries for the season to go clear at the top of the Super League try scorers chart after finishing off out wide before Jack Walker scored his second try of the game following a brilliant break by Liam Sutcliffe from inside his own half. Rhyse Martin converted both to put the Rhinos in command.

Leeds then wrapped up the two points with a try from Brad Dwyer from dummy half which Martin converted for six goals from six attempts to make the final score 36-10.

Team Performance

Metres Gained
London Broncos

1179

Leeds Rhinos

1522

Carries
London Broncos

173

Leeds Rhinos

193

Passes
London Broncos Leeds Rhinos

213

200

Tackles
London Broncos Leeds Rhinos

340

325

Missed Tackles

London Broncos

60

Leeds Rhinos

37

Clean Breaks

London Broncos

3

Leeds Rhinos

10

Attacking Kicks

16

6

Dummy Half Metres

120

184

Forty Twenty

0

0

Goals

1

6

Penalties Conceded

8

5

Tries

2

6

Player Performance

PlayerTTATCMTMITBATCMAGCBDREFTGMGOFP
Jack Walker2050191211738.202100030
Luke Briscoe10301100151459.721100000
Harry Newman00110360161127.003100012
Konrad Hurrell0111145012887.300000010
Ash Handley1051220151167.721100020
Robert Lui001833417365.101000000
Richard Myler002213046294.800000010
Mikolaj Oledzki00171000199.000200000
Brad Dwyer11335720161157.2112100000
Ava Seumanufagai102712301111010.010000000
Rhyse Martin0029221011655.901006012
Brett Ferres0141933011908.220000031
Trent Merrin00385260151117.400000020
Interchanges
Cameron Smith001610101314110.810100000
Adam Cuthbertson0024323011918.300100020
Liam Sutcliffe01601507608.610000000
James Donaldson001951005316.200000000
PlayerTTATCMTMITBATCMAGCBDREFTGMGOFP
Alex Walker009122110404.000100030
Kieran Dixon10301301417112.212201101
Ryan Morgan1010133013957.310000000
Elliott Kear008044115835.505100021
Rhys Williams006034013977.500200000
Jordan Abdull00111501210464.610200002
Brock Lamb011526229151.701100000
Eddie Battye003810530161237.700000021
James Cunningham003886506416.806000000
Olsi Krasniqi002026105428.400000000
Jay Pitts0029712013917.001000021
Interchanges
Will Lovell002431006467.700100021
Luke Yates0045464014795.600100000
Matty Fozard001312002105.000100010
Matthew Gee00302400131058.100100000
Rob Butler002423205418.200100000
Nathan Mason001732209546.000000000
Stats Key
  • T: Tries
  • TA: Try Assists
  • TC: Tackles
  • MT: Marker Tackles
  • MIT: Missed Tackles
  • TB: Tackle Busts
  • AT: Attacking Kicks
  • C: Carries
  • M: Metres
  • AG: Average Gain
  • CB: Clean Break
  • DR: Run From Dummy Half
  • E: Errors
  • FT: Forty Twenty
  • G: Goals
  • MG: Missed Goals
  • OF: Offload
  • P: Penalties
  • YC: Yellow Card
  • RC: Red Card