Super League: Golden-point drop-goal gives Leeds 21-20 win over Castleford


Brad Dwyer’s tumble-plot helped Leeds Rhinos to correct their 2d Tremendous League rob of the season
Betfred Tremendous League
Leeds (10) 21
Tries:Hurrell, Handley, Sutlciffe, MerrinNeeds:Sutcliffe, SmithTopple plot:Dwyer
Castleford (4) 20
Tries:Watts, Minikin, Clarkson, FosterNeeds:Turner 2

Brad Dwyer scored a dramatic lengthy-range tumble-plot in golden-point beyond fashioned time to wait on Leeds Rhinos pull off a if truth be told main rob against Castleford Tigers.

Konrad Hurrell scored a fifth try of the season as he put Leeds ahead early on, but Liam Watts broke serve for Cas.

Ash Handley touched down for Leeds on the half-hour impress while Liam Sutcliffe and Trent Merrin prolonged their lead.

Tries from Greg Minikin, Chris Clarkson and Alex Foster levelled it at 20-20, but Dwyer scored the winning point.

No subject the victory Leeds remain bottom of Tremendous League on aspects difference while Castleford care for in third region, but recede out the prospect to put power on 2d-positioned Warrington.

In a finely-poised first half, both Sutcliffe and Peter Mata’utia hit the put up with conversion attempts for either side while Sutcliffe hit the put up with his 2d strive after Handley’s try.

After Watts’ score levelled the ratings, Leeds had two tries denied by the video referee, first when Jamie Jones-Buchanan was judged to absorb obstructed play in the make up to Hurrell crossing over and then when Kallum Watkins knocked on in the air earlier than Tom Briscoe touched down.

Tremendous League top try-scorer Handley added to his tally to bring up his total to nine tries this season and Leeds later rallied to lead 20-4 with correct over 20 minutes remaining earlier than Castleford’s comeback.

After Minikin, Clarkson and Foster’s tries levelled the score at 20-20, Calum Turner missed the prospect to put the Tigers into the lead and indubitably rob the game when he missed the extras.

Leeds:Walker, Briscoe, Watkins, Hurrell, Handley, Sutcliffe, Myler, Peteru, Dwyer, Oledzki, Jones-Buchanan, Smith, Merrin.

Interchanges:Donaldson, Singleton, Holoryd, Parcell.

Castleford:Mata’utia, Clare, Minikin, Shenton, Eden, Trueman, McShane, Watts, Milner, Millington, Sene-Lefao, Foster, Holmes.

Interchanges:Moors, Cook, Turner, Clarkson.

Referee:B Thaler.

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