Six tries and a passion born of frustration over their stuttering title defence were not enough to see Leeds Rhinos get the better of Saint Helens last night. As with Wigan and Huddersfield this was a game where the emotions of the players were visible in the determination they showed
The tears were running down Ryan Brierley's face as what should have been a fairytale start to his Superleague career, a hatrick against Wigan, was denied by two drop goals from Matty Smith before Dan Sarginson secured the winning try that assured the Warriors avoided a giant killing.
Wigan were lucky
Does Hull Kingston Rovers have a policy of giving its supporters their money back every time the team suffers a drubbing?
If not, then they should seriously think about starting such a policy, for it was a wonder they were any Hull KR supporters left watching the end of the team's
Wigan Warriors stormed past a demoralised and depleted Leeds Rhinos at the DW stadium last night, in a game that was prevented from becoming a rout only by Wigan's excessive handling errors gifting the Leeds defence sorely needed lifelines.
From the moment the ball was first kicked down field, Wigan utterly
If you didn't know anything about Rugby League and were watching the sport for the first time with this match, you would be forgiven for thinking Salford were a top flight team and St Helens generally left struggling to hold on to the bottom rung of the Superleague ladder. For
Leigh has been in Wigan’s shadow for a long time. Ever since 1972 when it, along with a lot of other English towns, found itself suddenly relegated to the second division of civic standing by being made part of the borough of Wigan (officially known as Wigan and Leigh), Leigh
Look through the sports pages of any major newspaper, and chances are that if you see a Rugby story, it’s Rugby Union. The fifteen man code is strong the world over. In France and Wales it can spell greatness for those of humble beginnings; in Australia and New Zealand it's part