Super League: Leeds Rhinos 16-18 London Broncos
|Betfred Super League|
|Leeds Rhinos (Zero) 16|
|Tries: Myler, Merrin, Briscoe Goal: Lolohea 2|
|London Broncos (Eight) 18|
|Tries: Pitts, Fozard, Lovell Goals: Dixon three|
London Broncos scored two overdue tries to stun Leeds and consign the Rhinos to a fourth immediately defeat in Super League.
The Broncos had been Eight-Zero forward at half-time courtesy of Kieran Dixon’s purpose and Jay Pitts’ transformed take a look at.
But the hosts grew to become the sport round thru Richie Myler and Trent Merrin earlier than Tom Briscoe crossed to increase their merit to 16-Eight.
However, Matty Fozard’s rating gave the Londoners hope, and Will Lovell tied the ratings earlier than Dixon’s purpose received it.
The guests defended smartly to forestall Leeds from scoring within the first 20 mins and notched the primary 1/2’s simplest take a look at after the Rhinos defence made a large number of Jordan Abdull’s cross-field kick and Rhys Williams flicked the ball again into play for Pitts to the touch down.
The hosts had been reworked after the destroy, as Myler confirmed choice to power his excess of from 10m out and Merrin went over after excellent paintings from Briscoe and Mikolaj Oledzki.
Briscoe then crossed on his 300th occupation look however a neglected conversion through Tuimoala Lolohea proved an important because the Broncos pulled off a exceptional comeback.
First Fozard touched down his personal kick with 5 mins left after which Lovell saved a fab head on a chaotic last-tackle play to safe London’s first win at Headingley since 2011.
Promoted Broncos transfer up a spot to 8th whilst Leeds stay 11th after struggling their 6th defeat of the marketing campaign.
Leeds: Walker, Briscoe, Newman, Hurrell, Handley, Lolohea, Myler, Peteru, Parcell, Oledzki, Merrin, Ferres, Sutcliffe.
Replacements: Cuthbertson, Jones-Buchanan, Donaldson, Holroyd.
London Broncos: Walker, Dixon, Morgan, Kear, Williams, Abdull, Cunningham, Battye, Pelissier, Butler, Pitts, Yates, Davies.
Replacements: Lovell, Fozard, Richards, Mason.
Referee: Chris Kendall.