Warrington Wolves 16 Leeds Rhinos 22: Player ratings

There are prettier wins on Leeds Rhinos' Betfred Super League record, but few more spirited than their epic 22-16 success at in-form Warrington Wolves.

Tuesday, 6th July 2021, 12:00 pm

Rhinos were down to 11 men by the end, with Liam Sutcliffe and Rob Lui in the sin-bin, but held on under ferocious pressure to extend their winning run to four matches.

Here’s how the players rated in Rhinos’ third game in nine days.

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Rhyse Martin was outstanding in Rhinos' win at Warrington. Picture by Simon Hulme.
Rhyse Martin was outstanding in Rhinos' win at Warrington. Picture by Simon Hulme.

15 Liam Sutcliffe: Superb in the first half and unfortunate with the sin-binning 8

24 Luke Briscoe: No real chances, but got involved to help his pack 7

27 Jack Broadbent: Didn’t return after early ankle injury 6

2 Tom Briscoe: Strong effort and an assist for Ash Handley’s try 7

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5 Ash Handley: Very good return, provided the final pass for one try and scored another 8

6 Rob Lui: Brilliant opening try and some important defence 8

9 Kruise Leeming: Classy, another top effort out of position, 8

8 Mikolaj Oledzki 8: Hampered by a foot injury, but worked so hard 8

14 Brad Dwyer: A dynamic 80-minute performance to continue his fine form 8

10 Matt Prior: Three words - an absolute machine 9

11 Alex Mellor: Early error, but worked hard in defence and scored a good try 8

12 Rhyse Martin: Fantastic effort, especially defensively in the first half 9

20 Bodene Thompson: Decent comeback from suspension 7

Subs

25 James Donaldson: Added vital energy off the bench 8

18 Tom Holroyd: Another solid contribution from a rising star 7

4 Konrad Hurrell: Shaky start, but worked hard and took Rhinos forward 7

26 Jarrod O’Connor: Did a good job in tough circumstances, becoming a quiet achiever 7

Warrington Wolves

23 Josh Thewlis 7

2 Tom Lineham 5

18 Jake Mamo 5

4 Toby King 6

5 Josh Charnley 7

6 Blake Austin 7

1 Stefan Ratchford 6

8 Chris Hill 6

16 Danny Walker 6

10 Mike Cooper 7

11 Ben Currie 5

12 Jack Hughes 6

15 Matt Davis 6

Subs

13 Joe Philbin 5

21 Rob Butler 6

20 Sitaleki Akauola 6

9 Daryl Clark 8

Referee: Liam Moore (Wigan) 7

Attendance: 4,000

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