Leeds Rhinos 12 Hull FC 18 - player ratings from hard-fought Super League clash at Headingley

Leeds Rhinos couldn't give their fans the result - or performance - they wanted in their first game in front of fans for 14 months.

Monday, 24th May 2021, 7:05 am

Rhinos led twice and scored the only second half points, but were beaten 18-12 by a more clinical Hull side who dug deep in defence after the break.

Here's how the players rated in Rhinos' sixth defeat from eight games this year.

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Alex Mellor is tackled by Hull FC's Manu Ma’u and Tevita Satae. Picure by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com.

16 Richie Myler: Added a different dimension at the back 7

24 Luke Briscoe: Early knock-on, no chances on attack 4

4 Konrad Hurrell: Caught out defensively at times 4

2 Tom Briscoe: Took his try well, but should have had another 5

Ash Handley is tackled during Sunday's game. Picture by Richard Sellers/PA Wire.

5 Ash Handley: Looked sharp, but didn’t get any real opportunities 6

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15 Liam Sutcliffe: Scored a well-taken try, but needed to be more involved 6

7 Luke Gale: Timing is still off after his long break, but trying hard 5

8 Mikolaj Oledzki: Put in strong spells 7

9 Kruise Leeming: Played well early on 7

10 Matt Prior: Worked hard, heavily involved 7

11 Alex Mellor: Had a dig, but not much came off 6

12 Rhyse Martin: Not quite firing at the moment 5

13 Zane Tetevano: Welcome return, ran strongly 7

Subs

14 Brad Dwyer: Tried to spark something 6

19 King Vuniyayawa: Some hard running 6

25 James Donaldson: Found it tough against a bigger pack 5

31 Morgan Gannon: Little gametime, but again looked at home 6

Hull

1: Jake Connor 7

5: Mahe Fonua 6

3 Carlos Tuimavave 7

4 Josh Griffin 7

21 Adam Swift 7

6 Josh Reynolds 7

7 Marc Sneyd 7

13 Ligi Sao 8

9 Danny Houghton 7

10 Chris Satae 8

11 Andre Savelio 6

12 Manu Ma’u 7

13 Joe Cator 7

Subs

1 Jordan Johnstone 5

16 Jordan Lane 6

17 Brad Fash 6

2 Bureta Faraimo 5

Referee: Marcus Griffiths (Widnes) 4

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