Leeds Rhinos: Player ratings from Super League semi-final defeat by St Helens

The Betfred Super League semi-final at St Helens proved a game too far for Leeds Rhinos, who were out-played 36-6

By Peter Smith
Sunday, 3rd October 2021, 10:21 am

The 30-point margin was a fair reflection of the gulf between the teams as Rhinos' season came to a disappointing end.

For the last time this year, here's how the players rated.

Leeds Rhinos

Luke Briscoe scores Rhinos' final try of the 2022 season. Picture by Steve Riding.

16 Richie Myler: Scored a nice try and had a dig 6

24 Luke Briscoe: Tough night but took his try well 5

3 Harry Newman: Couple of good moments but some errors 6

2 Tom Briscoe: Early sin-binning was costly 5

Kruise Leeming shows his disappointment after the final whistle. Picture by Steve Riding.

5 Ash Handley: Ran hard, but failed to find touch with a penalty 5

6 Rob Lui: Leeds' best attacking threat in his farewell game 7

9 Kruise Leeming: Never quite got it together 6

8 Mikolaj Oledzki: Seemed to take an early knock 6

Cameron Smith is tackled. Picture by Steve Riding.

14 Brad Dwyer: Not his night, never got away 5

10 Matt Prior: Looked tired at end of a long season 5

25 James Donaldson: Unlucky with the sin-bin 5

12 Rhyse Martin: Worked hard, but not his night 6

13 Zane Tetevano: Struggled to contain Saints' big men 5

Subs

4 Konrad Hurrell: Limited time but tried hard 5

17 Cameron Smith: Struggled to make an impact 5

18 Tom Holroyd: Looked lively but not on long 5

20 Bodene Thompson: One great hit but some errors 5

St Helens

1 Lachlan Coote 8

2 Tommy Makinson 7

3 Kevin Naiqama 7

4 Mark Percival 8

5 Regan Grace 8

6 Jonny Lomax 8

21 Lewis Dodd 8

8 Alex Walmsley 8

9 James Roby 8

10 Matty Lees 8

14 Sione Mata’utia 7

20 Joe Batchelor 7

13 Morgan Knowles 7

Subs

15 Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook 7

16 Kyle Amor 5

17 Agnatius Paasi 7

18 Jack Welsby 7

Referee: Chris Kendall (Huddersfield) 4