Leeds Rhinos 13 Huddersfield Giants 12 - how players from both teams rated

Leeds Rhinos pulled off another great escape when they hit back from 10-0 down to beat Huddersfield Giants 13-12.

Saturday, 12th September 2020, 4:45 pm
Star man James Donaldson. Picture by Bruce Rollinson.

It was a see-saw performance from Rhinos who were outplayed in the first half, but dominated after the break.

Here's how The Yorkshire Evening Post rated players from both teams.

Leeds Rhinos

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16 Richie Myler: Outstanding late tackled save the day 7

2 Tom Briscoe: Scored an important try 6

3 Harry Newman: Tried hard, one good run 6

15 Liam Sutcliffe: Defended strongly, but limited chances on attack 6

5 Ash Handley: Unlucky with disallowed try but no other opportunities 6

6 Rob Lui: Anonymous in first-half, but much better after the break 6

7 Luke Gale: Better second half and proved the match winner, again 6

8 Ava Seumanufagai: Not injured, but went off early and didn’t return 5

9 Kruise Leeming: Limited time and impact 5

17 Adam Cuthbertson: Unexpected call up, worked hard 6

20 Bodene Thompson: Strong effort, his best so far for Rhinos 7

26 Alex Sutcliffe: More than held his own 6

19 Mikolaj Oledzk: Good spells early and late 7

Subs

14 Brad Dwyer: Introduction helped turn the tide 8

40 Brett Ferres: Hadn’t played for six months, but had a real dig 7

25 James Donaldson: Set the tone after half-time, outstanding following six weeks off with fractured back 8

4 Konrad Hurrell: Good impact, including reviving try 6

Huddersfield Giants

1 Ashton Golding 7

2 Jermaine McGillvary 6

21 Leroy Cudjoe 6

3 Jake Wardle 6

5 Darnell McIntosh 6

23 Oliver Russell 7

7 Aidan Sezer 8

14 Matty English 7

9 Adam O’Brien 6

13 Michael Lawrence 6

11 Kenny Edwards 6

12 Joe Wardle 6

34 Chris McQueen 6

Subs

22 Tom Holmes 7

26 Sam Hewitt 6

15 Oliver Wilson 6

8 James Gavet 5

Referee: Scott Mikalauskas (Leigh) 6

Replaced by James Child (Dewsbury) 6