Friday 22 April 2016

Super League: St Helens 38-34 Leeds Rhinos

St Helens complete-again Jonny Lomax scored  tries after a 13-month absence with a knee harm to assist Saints to a exciting win over Leeds Rhinos.

It took simply five minutes for Lomax to attain with Joe Greenwood and Lomax's 2Nd making it sixteen-sixteen at the break
After Kyle Amor's rating, Ash Handley's strive positioned champions Leeds beforehand for the first time.
but, every other from Greenwood and two tries by means of Theo Fages for Saints held off a late fightback by way of the Rhinos.

The win ends a three-recreation dropping streak for Keiron Cunningham's side at Langtree Park and actions them up to 5th in splendid League.
Lomax, 25, suffered his first critical knee injury in June 2014 and required another reconstruction final year that ruled him out for the season.
Leeds, whose try scorers covered Ashton Golding, Rob Burrow, Jimmy Keinhorst () and Anthony Mullally, have now lost 5 in their final six games and sit down 10th.
Their miserable begin to an harm-hit season has seen them win simply three of 12 suits inside the defence in their identify.
  St Helens train Keiron Cunningham:
"It was quite an emotional night time for me with Jonny and Percy (Mark Percival) and people boys coming returned, mainly Jonny.
"i have been there with Jonny for a long time period and we've got a surely close association. just to hear the Saints lovers in full roar while Jonny goes over for that try, it brings a tear for your eye.
"It intended lots to me and to the enthusiasts to peer the child in a Saints blouse once more, seeing what it manner to Jonny to get thru it best is enormous.
"he is not performed for 15 months and he just kept going. We did roll him in a few special positions to try to freshen him up but all credit score to Jonny, he did a amazing process and had a power on the sport from the begin to the finish."
  Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott:
"i have experienced some extremely good moments with this group and for one-of-a-kind motives, I feel so suitable approximately the group and in which we are at, even though if you have a look at the league role, it's some other loss and we are no in addition up the ladder and that's difficult to take.
"the cruel fact is we've got were given to win some video games but, if do not get what we need to get this yr, we're going to cross down swinging.
"I don't think either educate could be glad defensively however some blokes have been gassed and it is beginning to chunk a piece."
St HELENS: McDonnell; Lomax, Dawson, Percival, Owens; Fages, Walsh; Tasi, Roby, Amor, McCarthy-Scarsbrook, Greenwood, Wilkin.
REPLACEMENTS: Walmsley, Vea, Richards, Knowles.
LEEDS: Hardaker; Golding, Watkins, Keinhorst, Handley; Lilley, Burrow; Galloway, Falloon, Garbutt, Ablett, Delaney, Jones-Buchanan.

REPLACEMENTS: Sutcliffe, Singleton, Achurch, Mullally.

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