Ladies’s Tremendous League Grand Closing: St Helens 28-0 Leeds – Saints rating six tries to win title

St Helens winger Leah Burke scored two of her aspect’s six tries in Leeds
Leeds (0)
St Helens (10) 28
Tries: Burke 2, Cunningham, Hardcastle, Harris, Bush Targets: Stott 2

St Helens ran in six tries at Emerald Headingley as they hammered Leeds Rhinos on house soil to turn into the fourth Ladies’s Tremendous League winners.

Leah Burke, with a attempt in every half, Jodie Cunningham, Amy Hardcastle, Zoe Harris and Danielle Bush all bought on the scoresheet as Saints grew to become the primary workforce to win the ladies’s treble.

In entrance of a report ladies’s gate of 4,235, Saints merely overpowered Leeds.

That made it a Tremendous League double after the boys’s workforce received in Manchester.

St Helens adopted Bradford (2017), Wigan (2018) and defending champions Leeds (2019) because the fourth aspect to win rugby league’s Ladies’s Tremendous League title.

However the Saints ladies went one higher than the boys, who solely received the double this season.

Having already lifted the Problem Cup and the League Leaders’ Protect, their Grand Closing triumph earned Cunningham’s aspect their third trophy of 2021.

Sport of two halves

In a decent first half of close to misses at each ends, Saints had simply gone shut via participant of the match Chantelle Crowl when winger Burke opened the scoring on 21 minutes. She was dominated to have touched down stand-off Zoe Harris’ kick simply earlier than the ball rolled useless.

After Saints skipper Cunningham was yellow carded, the sport was then held up for nearly 10 minutes when Leeds winger Sophie Nuttall needed to be stretchered off after showing to bang her head in a heavy sort out.

Saints skipper Jodie Cunningham had both a yellow card and a stunning try to show for her afternoon's work in Leeds
Saints skipper Jodie Cunningham had each a yellow card and a surprising attempt to present for her afternoon’s work in Leeds

However, though Crowl was fortunate to not have adopted her into the sin-bin for a shoulder problem, Lady Of Metal winner Cunningham was again on the sphere to cost via the Rhinos defence to say their second attempt proper on half-time.

And it proved essential as the primary of Zoe Stott’s two profitable kicks gave Saints a 10-0 cushion on the break.

Leeds someway remained in it, within the wake of accelerating Saints second-half stress, however they lastly buckled with 4 tries in 14 minutes.

St Helens' fourth try from Amy Hardcastle was perhaps the pick of their six
St Helens’ fourth attempt from Amy Hardcastle was maybe the decide of their six

Harris once more kicked via for Burke to attain her second attempt earlier than centre Hardcastle powered over from 60 metres – and Harris and left winger Bush completed off the badly-tiring Leeds defence.

Earlier, within the curtain raiser, Huddersfield beat Featherstone Rovers 24-22 within the Ladies’s Tremendous League Protect ultimate.

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