Castleford Tigers 6-60 Leeds Rhinos: Guests inflict Daryl Powell’s heaviest ever defeat in cost


Rhinos inflict worst ever defeat of Daryl Powell’s Castleford reign; Tom Briscoe and Kruise Leeming scored twice every, whereas Jack Broadbent, Richie Myler, Luke Briscoe, Konrad Hurrell, Brad Dwyer, Morgan Gannon and Luke Gale all additionally grabbed tries on the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

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Highlights of the Betfred Tremendous League conflict between Castleford and Leeds

Highlights of the Betfred Tremendous League conflict between Castleford and Leeds

Leeds skipper Luke Gale led the torment of his previous membership because the Rhinos found their greatest type of the season to rout Castleford 60-6.

Gale, returning to the Jungle for the primary time since his transfer to Leeds on the finish of the 2019 season, was on the coronary heart of a glowing 11-try efficiency towards an abject Tigers staff.

The Rhinos had scored 90 factors of their first seven video games of the season however struck 32 earlier than half-time and 17-year-old ahead Morgan Gannon helped deliver up the half-century along with his first strive for the membership on 68 minutes.

Konrad Hurrell was among the try-scorers as Leeds put 60 points past Castleford on Friday

Konrad Hurrell was among the many try-scorers as Leeds put 60 factors previous Castleford on Friday

By then the house followers among the many 4,000 crowd had begun heading for the exits, disgusted by the woeful efforts of their staff.

Castleford started the season with three straight wins however will go into subsequent Saturday’s Problem Cup semi-final towards Warrington on the again of three successive defeats.

The defeat at the home of Cas was coach Daryl Powell's heaviest ever loss in charge

The defeat on the dwelling of Cas was coach Daryl Powell’s heaviest ever loss in cost

That they had prop Liam Watts again from a two-match ban however had been with out Jake Trueman, Oliver Holmes and captain Michael Shenton and with winger Greg Eden at full-back within the absence of each Niall Evalds and Gareth O’Brien.

Eden was withdrawn halfway by means of the primary half along with his aspect trailing 16-6 and scrum-half Danny Richardson was additionally substituted six minutes earlier than half-time, when the Tigers had slipped additional behind at 32-6.

But it started so promisingly for the house aspect when stand-off Jordan Turner went previous a wrong-footed Konrad Hurrell to attain the opening strive after solely two minutes and Richardson added the conversion to place them right into a 6-0 lead.

That was pretty much as good because it acquired for Castleford, nonetheless, as Gale and full-back Richie Myler started to run the present.

Former Castleford man Luke Gale was also among the try-scorers on the night

Former Castleford man Luke Gale was additionally among the many try-scorers on the evening

Myler equipped the ultimate passes for 2 tries in six minutes for Tom Briscoe, an outstanding makeshift centre, and left winger Jack Broadbent, who was alternative for the injured Ash Handley.

Proper winger Luke Briscoe and second rower Alex Mellor each went shut because the Rhinos maintained the strain and it instructed on 19 minutes when prop Matt Prior offloaded from the deal with to get hooker Kruise Leeming over for the primary of his two tries.

Leeds, whose penchant for ball-stealing helped them to dominate possession, discovered extra pleasure on the Castleford proper edge when Tom Briscoe acquired Myler over for his or her fourth strive on 24 minutes.

And the procession continued as Rhyse Martin’s lengthy cross acquired Luke Briscoe over within the different nook and Leeming completed off a break by Broadbent for his second strive, with Martin kicking his fourth conversion.

Castleford’s humiliation continued within the second half as burly Leeds centre Hurrell chipped the ball over their defence and simply gained the race to the touch down for his aspect’s seventh strive.

Brad Dwyer scored one of 11 Leeds Rhinos tries in the game

Brad Dwyer scored one in every of 11 Leeds Rhinos tries within the sport

Tigers coach Daryl Powell was compelled into one other reshuffle when winger James Clare went off for a head harm evaluation, which noticed hooker Paul McShane moved from half-back to the flank.

Leeds had been unable to keep up the free-flowing rugby from the primary half however nonetheless managed to maintain the scoreboard ticking over as alternative hooker Brad Dwyer compelled his means over dummy half and Gannon pounced on a unfastened ball for his first strive in senior rugby.

Myler fed Tom Briscoe for his second attempt to Hurrell broke clear to get Gale over the Rhinos’ eleventh attempt to Martin took his aim tally to eight.





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