How the players rated in Leeds Rhinos' 28-10 defeat at Wigan Warriors

It was a much improved effort from Leeds Rhinos, but the same result as they slumped to a second successive defeat.

Monday, 17th August 2020, 11:46 am

Betfred Super League leaders Wigan Warriors proved too strong defensively against a Leeds side whose errors contributed to their defeat.

But how did each individual player rate? Here we assess both teams.

Leeds Rhinos

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Harry Newman. Picture by Bruce Rollinson.

5 Ash Handley: Going well out of position 8

24 Luke Briscoe: Unfortunate with his no try 6

3 Harry Newman: Posed a threat at times 7

4 Konrad Hurrell: Timing was a bit off 6

Callum McLelland. Picture by Bruce Rollinson.

2 Tom Briscoe: Fortunate for his try, no other chances 6

23 Callum McLelland: Still adjusting to the top level, but some positive signs 6

7 Luke Gale: Sin-binning was costly, but harsh 6

28 Tom Holroyd: Short stint, but looked the part 6

Bodene Thompson. Picture by Bruce Rollinson.

9 Kruise Leeming First start, tried hard 6

10 Matt Prior: Wonderful pass for Leeds' first try 7

20 Bedene Thompson: Couple of knock-ons, cut head, steady debut 6

12 Rhyse Martin: Worked away 6

17 Adam Cuthbertson: Started well, some errors 6

Subs

14 Brad Dwyer: Limited time 6

19 Mikolaj Oledzki: Ran hard 6

16 Liam Sutcliife: Nice try on his return 6

22 Cameron Smith: Went well 7

Wigan Warriors

6 Bevan French 8

21 Dom Manfredi 7

1 Zak Hardaker 7

23 Jake Bibby 7

2 Liam Marshall 7

28 Harry Smith 7

31 Jackson Hastings 8

19 Joe Bullock 6

9 Sam Powell 6

20 Liam Byrne 6

11 Willie Isa 7

12 Liam Farrell 7

30 Ethan Harvard 7

Subs

22 Mitch Clark 6

15 Joe Greenwood 7

33 Joe Shorrocks 6

16 Morgan Smithies 6

Referee: Robert Hicks (Oldham) 7

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