Rhinos, Wildcats and Warriors make Final
Leeds Rhinos, Wigan Warriors and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have all secured their place in this year’s Rugby League 9s Grand Final night at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on June 26. All three teams have qualified with one round still to take place in the 2012 competition with five more teams set to join them.
Wigan Warriors and Leeds Rhinos remain undefeated in the tournament, although Leeds Rhinos dropped points last night when they drew 22-22 with Hull FC. Wigan Warriors won all three of their games including a 52-42 win over local rivals St Helens.
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, who have only lost one match, beat all three of their opponents, Huddersfield Giants, Featherstone Rovers and Castleford Tigers in the festival which was held at The Rapid Solicitors Stadium last night.
In the Hull derby, Hull Kingston Rovers triumphed with an 18-12 victory against Hull FC. Bradford Bulls lost two games but drew with the Airlie Birds. Featherstone Rovers had a positive evening, beating both Huddersfield Giants and Castleford Tigers. Salford City Reds got their first win of the 2012 competition by beating the University of Gloucestershire All Golds 36-16.
London Broncos recorded three victories over Warrington Wolves, Salford City Reds and Gloucester All Golds taking them to second place in the West division of the tournament. Cumbria lost by two points to St Helens in a close match that finished 28-30. Widnes got their second win of the tournament by beating St Helens 26-24.
Hull FC Festival
Hull FC 22, Leeds Rhinos 22
Hull KR 10, Bradford Bulls 6
Hull KR 12, Leeds Rhinos 38
Bradford Bulls 14, Leeds Rhinos 36
Hull FC 12, Hull KR 18
Hull FC 18, Bradford Bulls 18
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats Festival
Huddersfield Giants 0. Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 22
Featherstone Rovers 22, Castelford Tigers 16
Huddersfield Giants 36, Castleford Tigers 24
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 22, Featherstone Rovers 16
Huddersfield Giants 12, Featherstone Rovers 22
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 30, Castleford Tigers 8
Salford City Reds Festival
Salford City Reds 36, Gloucester All Golds 16
London Broncos 20, Warrington Wolves 18
London Broncos 24, Salford City Reds 12
Warrington Wolves 20, Gloucester All Golds 12
Gloucester All Golds 4, London Broncos 48
Salford City Reds 16, Warrington Wolves 20
Cumbria 10, Wigan Warriors 22
Widnes Vikings 26, St Helens 24
Widnes Vikings 24, Wigan Warriors 46
Cumbria 28, St Helens 30
St Helens 42, Wigan Warriors 52
Cumbria 14, Widnes Vikings 8