Here is our Super League Round 26 2019 Review. Don’t forget we preview every Super League game including team news and form guides.
Leeds Rhinos 36-20 St Helens
Leeds (10) 20
Tries: Myler, Handley 2, Newman Goals: Martin 2
St Helens (10) 36
Tries: Grace, Naiqama 3, Taia 2 Goals: Percival 6
The first half of this game was a tight affair with both teams culpable of overplaying. That led to silly mistakes but the game was still engrossing.
In the 2nd half, Saints stepped up and showed just why they are the favourites for the treble this season as up until the last 10 minutes or so, they were comfortable and they could even rest star centre, Kevin Naiqama ahead of the Challenge Cup Final next week.
Wigan Warriors 20-6 Warrington Wolves
Wigan (18) 20
Tries: French, Williams, Hardaker Goals: Hardaker
Warrington (0) 6
Tries: Lineham Goals: Patton
In the first half of this game, the Warriors looked like a team on the up and full of confidence whilst the Wolves looked like a team devoid of confidence and also with one eye on next week.
Wigan should have been out of sight by the break but with a couple of try’s spurned, Warrington did have a chance to get back into it but the Wolves looked confused in attack and sloppy in defence.
In the 2nd half, the Wolves did at least sure up their defence but they still lacked in attack and that will be a huge worry ahead of next year.
Catalans Dragons 4-17 London Broncos
Catalans Dragons (0) 4
London Broncos (8) 17
Tries: Dixon, Walker Goals: Dixon 4 Drop goal: Lamb
The Broncos gave their hopes of safety in the Super League a huge boost with another shock win in the South of France but for every bit the Broncos were good, the Dragons were bad.
Catalans were slow in attack, disjointed in defence and sloppy at both ends in a game that could all but have ended there paly-off hopes with a whimper.
Hull FC 22-44 Salford Red Devils
Hull FC (16) 22
Tries: Taylor, Paea, Faraimo, Lane Goals: Sneyd 3
Salford (16) 44
Tries: Sio 2, Mossop 2, Inu 2, Bibby, Hastings Goals: Inu 6
Salford put in a fantastic attacking display to give their play off hopes a huge boost.
Hull FC had there moments but the Red Devils were free-flowing and showed just why they will be a team to fear in the play-offs.
Huddersfield Giants 0-24 Castleford Tigers
Castleford (4) 24
Tries: Clare, Milner, McMeeken, Sene-Lefao Goals: Ellis 4
The Giants freefall towards the foot of the table continued with an embarrassing home loss to the Tigers in a game that they failed to score even a simple point.
Disjointed in attack and soft in defence in the second half, the Giants need to find something over the Challenge Cup final break or they could find themselves in the Championship next season.
Hull KR 10-38 Wakefield Trinity
Hull KR (10) 10
Tries: Crooks, Garbutt Goals: Shaw
Wakefield (14) 38
Tries: Miller 2, Hampshire 2, Jones-Bishop, Wood, Tupoue Goals: Brough 5
Wakefield found a much improved performance out of nowhere in this relegation 4 pointer that will have the home side worried ahead of the run in.
This will be a major confidence boost for Wakey ahead of the Cup Final break and it could easily prove to be the game that secured safety for Trin.