The heavy loss last week to Wakefield was not that unusual for Leeds as they have put in the occasional woeful performance at times this season, but they have done well by responding in a positive fashion in the game immediately following such losses.
10th Aug 2017 by TSZ
Wakefield will need to overcome both their recent poor form and their awful record against Leeds if they are to keep in touch with the top four. The Rhinos have dominated these affairs having only failed to beat Wakefield on three of the last 19 occasions.
Following our review of the teams that will take part in the Super 8s, we now look specifically at the manner in which teams scored tries. Having analysed every single try this season, we break down which players and teams were capable of producing moments of magic from distance, and which teams were more susceptible to big plays.
The Super League season is now officially at the business end with the league splitting into two as the top eight sides from the regular season form the ‘Super 8s’. Here we shine a spotlight on the teams battling to become Super League champions.
Even at this early stage of the Super 8s, it's already must-win territory for Huddersfield who will need a near perfect run to challenge for a top four spot. Starting five points behind the top four with just 14 points available is a big task...
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