Leeds Rhinos 48 Hull KR 18 - Challenge Cup quarter-final marks and ratings

Leeds Rhinos stormed into the last four of the Coral Challenge Cup with a 48-18 demolition of Hull KR at St Helens.

By Peter Smith
Saturday, 19th September 2020, 4:45 pm

Rhinos caught Rovers napping with a blistering start, racing into a 24-0 lead inside the opening quarter and leading 30-0 at the break.

But how did individual players fare?

Here's our assessment.

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Kruise Leeming scores his second try against Hull KR. Picture by Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Leeds Rhinos

16 Richie Myler: Another quality effort, growing into the full-back role every week 8

2 Tom Briscoe: Took his try well and handled what was thrown at him 8

3 Harry Newman: Super solo try and an attacking menace, particularly early on 8

Luke Gale. Picture by Jonathan Gawthorpe.

15 Liam Sutcliffe: Looks at home in the left-centre, strong defensively and on attack 8

5 Ash Handley: Scored a try, but troubled by hamstring strain 7

6 Rob Lui: Did an efficient job 7

7 Luke Gale: Called the shots and created a series of chances 8

8 Ava Seumanufagai: Grabbed the opening try, but sin-binning was a concern 7

9 Kruise Leeming: Two tries and a commanding effort in the middle 9

10 Matt Prior: Set the tone with a powerful early stint 9

11 Alex Mellor: Welcome return, linked well on attack 8

12 Rhyse Martin: Best performance since the resumption, faultless goal kicking 8

19 Mikolaj Oledzki: Another hard-running effort, good reactions to set up position for the second try 7

Subs

24 Luke Briscoe: Did a decent job, including a walk-in try 7

23 Callum McLelland: Limited time in unfamiliar role, but did ok 7

28 Tom Holroyd: More valuable experience, not out of place 7

25 James Donaldson: Added some bite 7

Hull KR

19 Will Dagger 6

23 Ethan Ryan 6

3 Shaun Kenny-Dowall 5

4 Kane Linnett 6

5 Greg Minikin 5

20 Mikey Lewis 5

30 Jamie Ellis 6

11 Weller Hauraki 5

9 Matt Parcell 6

15 George Lawler 6

28 Matty Storton 5

13 Dean Hadley 5

27 Robbie Mulhern 5

Subs

32 Nathaniel Peteru 5

18 Jez Litten 6

16 Daniel Murray 5

25 Matty Gee 5

Referee

Liam Moore (Wigan) 7

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