Saints proved to be the Rhinos bogey team again as they won this hard fought encounter and ended the Rhinos unbeaten run. Saints went in to the break leading 18-6 thanks to scores by Matt Gidley, James Robey and Leon Price, whilst Keith Senoir went over for Leeds. The second period tries by Gary Wheeler and a second for Gidley were enough to secure the win, though Leeds scored through Ryan Hall and Seniors second. Giving us the final score of:
St Helens 26-18 Leeds
Tries: Gidley 2, Roby, Pryce, Wheeler Goals: Long 3
Tries: Senior 2, Hall Goals: Sinfield 3
St Helens: Wellens, Gardner, Gidley, Gilmour, Wheeler, Pryce, Long, Graham, Cunningham, Hargreaves, Wilkin, Flannery, Clough. Replacements: Cayless, Roby, Fa’asavalu, Ashurst.
Leeds: Webb, Donald, Smith, Senior, Hall, McGuire, Burrow, Leuluai, Diskin, Peacock, Ablett, Jones-Buchanan, Sinfield. Replacements: Bailey, Burgess, Gibson, Allan.
Referee: P Bentham (Warrington)