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  • Paterson, Caro,
    Goals: Dobson,
10 - 44

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  • Kirke, Delaney, Moon, Hall, Watkins (2), Hardaker, Achurch,
    Goals: Sinfield (6),
  • First Utility Super League
  • 28th Apr 2013
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Super League: Rampant Rhinos run-in eight tries

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JOEL MOON

Joel Moon: Crossed early in the second-half for Leeds

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Kallum Watkins: Two late tries made things comfortable for Leeds

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Leeds maintained their early title push with an eight-try 44-10 mauling of Hull KR at Craven Park on Sunday.

Three tries in five minutes either side of the break saw off the hosts, who only had a converted Cory Paterson try and late consolation from Omari Caro to show for their efforts.

Ryan Hall opened the scoring in the sixth minute after Rovers loanee Luke George spilled the ball 10 metres from his own line.

But Michael Dobson created an opening for Paterson to charge his way over the line to level the score at 4-4 and Dobson's conversion edged Rovers ahead approaching the 20 minute mark.

Rhinos missed a glorious opportunity to regain the lead five minutes later but Joel Moon's error let the Robins off the hook, however Danny McGuire soon sent Brett Delaney over close to the posts.

A clever kick from Rob Burrow sent Zak Hardaker for Leeds' third try and Mitch Achurch also crossed before the break as the visitors went in 20-6 to the good.

Two minutes into the second half Moon teased the Rovers defence with a couple of show-and-gos on his way over the line from 40 metres out. Sinfield converted to extend the advantage further.

It was the only score in the first 30 minutes of the second half as errors crept into both attacks to keep the score unchanged until Kallum Watkins scored Leeds' sixth try of the afternoon.

Carl Ablett did the hard work to send his winger away for the score and Sinfield added the extras to make it 32-6.

Sinfield was pulling the strings for the Rhinos and his 40/20 created his side's seventh try in the 74th minute. Ian Kirke found a way over the line to add to the home side's misery.

Trailing 38-6 with time running out, Rovers reached double figures in the 77th minute when Greg Eden's kick was grounded by Omari Caro, but it was far too little too late.

Dobson missed the conversion before Watkins burst through the KR defence to score the final try of the game from 65 metres. Sinfield's sixth conversion giving him 12 points on the day.

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First Utility Super League Table

First Utility Super League Table - February 27 2015
Pos Team P Pts
1 St Helens 3 6
2 Leeds Rhinos 3 6
3 Wakefield Wildcats 2 4
4 Warrington Wolves 2 4
5 Wigan Warriors 2 3
6 Hull FC 2 2
7 Catalans Dragons 2 2
8 Widnes Vikings 2 1
9 Castleford Tigers 3 0
10 Hull K R 2 0
11 Huddersfield Giants 3 0
12 Salford Red Devils 2 0
Forthcoming First Utility Super League Fixtures
TimeFixture
First Utility Super League
Friday 27th February
20:00St Helens vs Castleford Tigers
Saturday 28th February
14:00Catalans Dragons vs Warrington Wolves
19:30Salford Red Devils vs Hull FC
Sunday 1st March
15:00Hull K R vs Wigan Warriors
15:00Widnes Vikings vs Wakefield Wildcats
Thursday 5th March
20:00Hull FC vs Leeds Rhinos
Friday 6th March
20:00Wakefield vs St Helens
20:00Huddersfield Giants vs Widnes Vikings
20:00Castleford Tigers vs Wigan Warriors
Saturday 7th March
15:30Catalans Dragons vs Salford Red Devils
Today's Results
TimeResult
First Utility Super League
Thursday 26th February
Leeds Rhinos 28 - 24 Huddersfield Giants
Sunday 15th February
Wakefield 44 - 24 Hull K R
Saturday 14th February
Catalans Dragons 13 - 12 Castleford
Friday 13th February
Hull 6 - 7 Warrington
Leeds 38 - 6 Widnes
Wigan 24 - 16 Huddersfield
Thursday 12th February
Salford 6 - 52 St Helens
Sunday 8th February
Castleford 22 - 24 Wakefield
Huddersfield 0 - 19 Hull
Hull K R 30 - 40 Leeds

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