Leigh ended Hull Kingston Rovers' club-record winning run to lift the Northern Rail Cup in Blackpool yesterday. The Centurions came from 16-2 down after 27 minutes to win 22-18 and take the National League knock-out trophy for the second time in three years in front of a 7,547 crowd at Bloomfield Road.
The clinching score came on the hour when the Leigh prop Dana Wilson took a short pass from his scrum-half, Aaron Heremaia, to crash over for his side's fourth try, to which Mick Govin added his third goal of the game.
The Robins, who had a late Damien Couturier try disallowed by the video referee, still have a Challenge Cup semi-final against St Helens to look forward to.
Victorious in 24 matches stretching back to last September, they clearly missed their inspirational captain and scrum-half James Webster.Reuse content