Leeds stay unbeaten in Qualifiers with win at Broncos
|London Broncos (6) 32|
|Tries: Dixon, Williams 2, Hindmarsh, Evans, Hellewell. Goals: Sammut 4|
|Leeds (28) 48|
|Tries: Moon 3, L. Briscoe, Ferres, Ablett, Golding 2 Goals: Sutcliffe 8|
Joel Moon’s hat-trick helped Leeds Rhinos continue their unbeaten Qualifiers run against a London Broncos side who ran them close late on.
The Rhinos led 28-6 at half-time, thanks to five scores including Moon’s treble, and added three further tries to go 48-10 up with 17 minutes to play.
However, the Broncos crossed four times without reply to leave Leeds wobbling.
Leeds join Salford at the top of the Qualifiers table on maximum points with the two remaining 100% records.
One potential sour note for director of rugby Kevin Sinfield was the loss of Ashton Golding to injury late on.
London Broncos: Walker; Dixon, Hellewell, Kear, Williams; Pewhairangi, Cunningham, Battye, Pelissier, Evans, Pitts, Hindmarsh, Davies.
Replacements: Spencer, Ioane, Harrison, Sammut.
Leeds: Golding; T. Briscoe, Keinhorst, Moon, L. Briscoe; L. Sutcliffe, Myler; Peteru, Dwyer, Singleton, Ferres, Ablett, Jones-Buchanan.
Replacements: Oledzki, Cuthbertson, Mullally, Ward.
Referee: Chris Kendall (RFL).