Catalans Dragons 26 Leeds Rhinos 14 - player ratings for both teams

Leeds Rhinos’ season is over following their 26-14 loss to Catalans Dragons in an elimination play-off.

Saturday, 14th November 2020, 10:56 am

The damage was done early on as Catalans raced into an 18-0 lead and though Leeds battled strongly after the break, they had left themselves too much to do.

There were, though, some strong individual performances. Here’s how players from both teams rated.

Leeds Rhinos

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Konrad Hurrell beats Sam Tomkins to score the final try of Rhinos' season. Picture by Jonathan Gawthorpe.

16 Richie Myler: Recent enforced layoff showed, but he battled hard 7

2 Tom Briscoe: Caught out early, but put in the hard yards supporting his forwards 8

4 Konrad Hurrell: Looked weary, but gave his all, particularly after the break 7

15 Liam Sutcliffe: Some classy touches and took his try well 8

Matt Prior was outstanding for Rhinos. Picture by Jonathan Gawthorpe.

5 Ash Handley: High workrate, but few running chances 7

6 Rob Lui: Stepped up in the second half, but made a crucial error 7

7 Luke Gale: Little space to work, but set up a try and never stopped working 7

8 Ava Seumanufagai: Head injury ended his night early on 6

9 Kruise Leeming: Went close once, but didn’t cominate 6

19 Mikolaj Oledzki: Ran hard, but another head injury victim 6

20 Bodene Thompson: Big effort, again, in tough circumstances 8

12 Rhyse Martin: Good early break and great try-saving chase back 8

10 Matt Prior: Outstanding, gave the final pass for both Leeds’ second half tries 9

Subs

14 Brad Dwyer: Victim of a shocking ‘tackle’, but hard as nails 7

25 James Donaldson: Never shirked, despite a physical mismatch 7

22 Alex Sutcliffe: Made an impact and earned his first Super League try 8

22 Cameron Smith: No chance to play his natural game, but had a dig 7

Catalans Dragons

29 Sam Tomkins 9

16 Tom Davies 7

3 Samisoni Lang 7i

4 Israel Folau 7

1 David Mead 6

6 James Maloney 7

7 Josh Drinkwater 7

8 Remi Casty 7

9 Michael McIllorum 6

14 Julian Bousquet 7

11 Matt Whitley 7

12 Joel Tomkins 7

14 Ben Garcia 7

Used subs

10 Sam Moa 6

24 Jason Baitieri 7

28 Sam Kasiano 8

Unused

21 Paul Seguier

Referee: Chris Kendall (Huddersfield) 6

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