engage Super League Round 3 Round Up

It was utter devastation for Wigan on Friday night as they suffered defeat in the cruellest fashion as Bradford won the game with literally the last kick off the game. Wigan had lead 27-12 and looked good value for their margin having demonstrated probably their best rugby so far this season.

Elsewhere Paul Sculthorpe notched up his 1000th Super League point as St Helens secured a hard-fought 34-24 victory against Huddersfield at Knowsley Road. The Saints skipper kicked two early goals to take him to 1,000 points before he was replaced on 19 minutes after suffering a heavy knock in the tackle. The extent of Sculthorpe’s injury isn’t yet confirmed, but a lengthy lay-off may rule him out of the Good Friday clash at Wigan.

The Saturday night game saw Leigh go in search of their first point of the season as they hosted the Salford City Reds at the Coliseum. In the end a comfortable 6-32 win for Salford leaving the Leigh Centurions pointless at the bottom of the table.

Sunday afternoon games saw two emphatic wins, the rampant Leeds Rhinos extended their unbeaten league run to 16 matches as they defeated Widnes 66-8 in one of the most one-sided matches of the engage Super League season so far. Meanwhile the London Broncos were notching up their highest-ever score in Super League when they routed the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 72-8 at Griffin Park. The Broncos ran in 12 tries, six in each half, as the previously undefeated Wildcats were comprehensively out-played in every facet of the engage Super League clash.

Finally Warrington came away from the K.C. stadium pointless as Hull held off a Lee Briers-inspired Warrington fightback to run out commanding 32-10 winners in an exciting encounter at the KC Stadium.

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