Just one team remains unbeaten after five rounds, while only one team remain winless. Here’s a roundup of how the latest action unfolded in the Betfred Super League.
Leeds Rhinos’ miserable start to 2022 continued on Thursday night, as they were rolled over 31-8 by Hull FC. Former Rabbitoh, Joe Lovodua was among the try-scorers for the Black & Whites, who kept the Rhinos scoreless for the opening 74 minutes.
The headline match on Friday saw St Helens steamroller Warrington Wolves 28-2 to maintain their 100 percent start to the year. Brothers Sione and Peter Mata’utia were on opposite sides, with the younger Sione emerging victorious.
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Friday night’s other matches also saw Salford Red Devils go down 26-16 to Hull KR, with former Cowboy Shane Wright scoring one of the consolation tries, and a first win of the year for Wakefield Trinity, who overcame winless Toulouse Olympique, 18-6. Former Manly forward Kelepi Tanginoa was among the scorers for Trinity.
On Saturday, Premiership-winning Shark, Ricky Leutele was the hat-trick hero for Huddersfield Giants as they made it four wins from five in a 36-24 victory over Castleford Tigers.
And in the final match of the round, Catalans Dragons dominated Wigan Warriors in a 28-0 win in the South of France, with former NSW half Mitchell Pearce adding another couple of tries to his tally.
Leeds Rhinos 8-31 Hull FC
St Helens 28-2 Warrington Wolves
Salford Red Devils 16-26 Hull KR
Wakefield Trinity 18-6 Toulouse Olympique
Huddersfield Giants 36-24 Castleford Tigers
Catalans Dragons 28-0 Wigan Warriors
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