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Hull 24 Wakefield 6 match report: England international Gareth Ellis made his mark

Gareth Ellis scored his first try since returning to England to help Hull into the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup.

Round-up: Castleford rise to welcome Powell as their new coach

Castleford, who are poised to confirm Featherstone's Daryl Powell as their new coach today, are off the foot of the Super League table, thanks to a 32-24 win over Hull KR.

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Danny Kirmond and Peter Fox claimed two tries apiece as Richard Agar's club side completely outflanked his international hopefuls.

Round-Up: Kallum Watkins brace keeps Leeds in touch

Super League champions Leeds kept in touch with the top of the table after an easy 44-10 win at Hull KR. Kallum Watkins scored two of their tries and Ian Kirke his first in Super League for two years while Kevin Sinfield took his total of goals for the club beyond the 1,500 mark.

The full-back went over for Wakefield’s third try from a Paul Sykes’ pass

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show steel to edge out Widnes

Wakefield climbed above Widnes in the Super League table as they became only the second visiting team to win at the Stobart Stadium this season.

Shaun Lunt scored two tries for Huddersfield against Hull KR

Round-up: Giants rise to second on a day of feasting

Today provided a positive feast of point-scoring in Super League, especially at Huddersfield, where the Giants went second with a 50-30 win over Hull Kingston Rovers.

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Justin Poore discipline from prop leads to warning

Wakefield prop Justin Poore has been warned by his coach to curb his temper. The 28-year-old former Parramatta forward has been sent off twice in his first 12 matches for his new club and will sit out Sunday’s Super League game against Warrington because of suspension.

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Gareth Hock of Widnes is barred from facing his old club, Wigan

Widnes stupid over Gareth Hock, says Shaun Wane

Most of the pre-match build-up for today’s meeting between Wigan and Widnes has concentrated on a man who could be playing for either team, but will turn out for neither.

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