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A slice of England - Australian Rugby league News
globalrugbyleague - Wed, 02 May 2007 01:09:00 GMT
Despite the controversial transfer of Paul Cooke earlier in the week, Hull KR’s dismal form continued when they were beaten 28-16 by Huddersfield Giants.

Cooke had kicked 8 points for the Robins, but early tries from Stuart Jones and Andy Raleigh had already got the Giants moving.

Andreas Bauer and Stanley Gene narrowed the scores for KR but Stephen Wild and Jamaal Lolesi put the game out of reach.

Leeds Rhinos remained joint-top leaders after a 54-8 demolition of Les Catalans Dragons.

Olivier Charles gave the Rhinos an early scare, but a Brent Webb hat-trick and two from Kevin Sinfield had put Leeds in the driving seat.

Tries from Clinton Toopi, Gareth Ellis, Scott Donald and Robert Burrow all added to the Rhinos score.

Former Raiders star Adam Mogg managed a second for the Dragons, but the defeat leaves them seventh in the table.

Bradford Bulls kept up their fine form to beat struggling Warrington Wolves 36-24.

An early Paul Deacon try was soon answered by Brent Grose. But the win was sealed after two from Michael Platt as well as Lesley Vainikolo, Jamie Langley and James Evans all scoring.

Two tries from Lee Briers and a score from Vinnie Anderson wasn’t enough for the Wolves who drop to tenth.

St. Helens kept the pressure on the top two after they hammered Harlequins 44-6.

Matthew Gidley and Paul Wellens both scored twice for the Saints. London’s solitary try came from Chris Melling.

Paul Sculthorpe, Francis Meli Steve Tyrer and Willie Talau all went over for St. Helens as well.

Wigan Warriors 50-24 win over Salford City Reds heaped more misery on the team rooted the foot of the table.

Andy Coley scored a hat-trick for the Reds but Trent Barrett matched this with his own for the Warriors.

Reds only managed two more tries through Simon Finnigan and Aaron Moule.

Wigan took the game away when Shane Millard grabbed two quick tries, with Thomas Leuluai, Harrison Hansen and Darren Goulding all going over.

The win sees Wigan consolidate their position at fourth in the league.

Hull FC edged out Wakefield Trinity Wildcats in a 20-18 win at Belle Vue. In a close first half Ben Jefferies and Jason Golden scored for Hull FC, with Shayne McMenemy and Shaun Briscoe scoring for Hull FC. Kirk

Yeaman added to the scores in the second half, but Ryan Atkins grabbed two in the second half to set it up for a tense finale.

Jamie Rooney missed three conversion kicks which would have given the Wildcats their first win in five games.

Crossley’s Round 13 predictions:

Dragons to beat Quins by 8, Hull FC to beat Hull KR by 20, Saints to beat Warriors by 10, Warrington to beat Reds by 12, Bradford to beat Rhinos by 4. - Read More, Here