Leeds Rhinos v Wigan Warriors - Coral Challenge Cup semi-final player ratings

Leeds Rhinos are heading for Wembley after dominating Wigan Warriors with a masterful display of wet weather rugby.

By Peter Smith
Sunday, 4th October 2020, 12:02 pm

Rhinos were in control of the Coral Challenge Cup semi-final from the kick-off with all their big guns firing, while Wigan's star men were shut out of the game.

But how did individual players rate? Here's our assessment.

Leeds Rhinos

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Ava Seumanufagai powers through the St Helens rain and Wigan defence. Picture by Bruce Rollinson.

16 Richie Myler: Positionally superb, read the game really well 9

2 Tom Briscoe: Strong carries, excellent finish 8

15 Liam Sutcliffe: Continued good form, looks at home as a centre 8

4 Konrad Hurrell: Looked to be struggling, but set up crucial try 7

Cameron Smith made a strong return from injury. Picture by Bruce Rollinson.

5 Ash Handley: Top class finishing 8

6 Rob Lui: Controlled the game alongside his captain 9

7 Luke Gale: Mastered the conditions, brilliant kicking game 9

8 Ava Seumanufagai: Went forward all afternoon 8

Tom Briscope scores Rhinos' third try. Picture by Bruce Rollinson.

9 Kruise Leeming: Dynamic out of dummy-half 9

19 Mikolaj Oledzki: Ran really hard, looked the part 9

11 Alex Mellor: Really tough display 8

12 Rhyse Martin: Terrific try in outstanding all-round effort 9

10 Matt Prior: Long, quality stints 8

Subs

14 Brad Dwyer: Carried on Leeming’s good work 8

22 Cameron Smith: Very strong return 8

28 Tom Holroyd: Little time, but good experience 7

25 James Donaldson: Good first stint 8

Wigan Warriors

6 Bevan French: 6

21 Dom Manfredi: 6

1 Zak Hardaker: 6

23 Jake Bibby: 6

5 Joe Burgess: 6

7 Thomas Leuluai: 5

31 Jackson Hastings: 5

30 Ethan Havard: 6

9 Sam Powell: 5

17 Oliver Partington: 6

11 Willie Isa: 6

12 Liam Farrell: 6

13 Sean O’Loughlin: 5

Subs

19 Joe Bullock: 5

15 Joe Greenwood: 5

33 Joe Shorrocks: 5

28 Harry Smith: 5

Referee: Chris Kendall (Huddersfield): 7