Hull KR beats Castleford to succeed in Problem Cup semi-finals

Hull KR beats Castleford to reach Challenge Cup semi-finals

Ryan Corridor is among the many makes an attempt as Hal KR exacts an outstanding revenge towards Castleford after final season’s thrilling defeat within the sixth spherical by reaching the semi-finals of this season’s competitors.

Final replace: 08/22/04 PM 10:48 PM

Hull KR's Lachlan Coote celebrates his impressive win over Castleford

Hull KR’s Lachlan Coote celebrates his spectacular win over Castleford

Hull KR turned the primary staff to safe a spot within the Problem Cup semi-finals with a shocking 34-10 win over Castleford.

Unfastened striker Elliot Minchella scored two early makes an attempt – his first at Craven Park – to place Rovers forward 12-0 however Castleford’s in-form winger Greg Eden fell twice earlier than halftime to protect the tie.

There have been solely six factors between the 2 groups with quarter-hour remaining, however Rovers completed off the stronger facet, and late makes an attempt from Rowan Mills, Sam Wooden and Jordan Abdullah lastly completed off their courageous opponents’ resistance and despatched the hosts to Elland Highway.

England winger Ryan Corridor was additionally among the many makes an attempt as Rovers achieved an outstanding retaliation for his or her 33-32 extra time defeat to Castleford within the sixth spherical match final season.

This was Minchella’s presentation for the primary quarter as Rovers began at a brisk tempo.

The twice-losing ex-Bradford striker had Grob’s kick-off end from half-back Milnes within the first 21 minutes of landing, and Lachlan Cote, winner at Wembley with St Helens in 2021, scored his first of 5 objectives.

Minchella could have had a hat-trick however VAR referee James Baby dominated he misplaced the ball over the objective line after prostitute Matt Parcelle kicked it off a gaping gap.

Castleford, runners-up at Wembley final yr, confirmed his risk when winger Purita Varimo swept out of his personal half and kicked within the lead into his coronary heart of Jake Mamo, who solely managed to carry the ball again into play for the hosts to pressure her kill.

The Tigers, who had misplaced captain Paul McShane for some time to a shoulder damage, regarded particularly harmful on their left flank as they twice discovered pleasure.

Eden bought a lower go from second rower Kenny Edwards on his first attempt to bought one other 5 minutes earlier than the break due to sensible dealing with from full again Gareth O’Brien and quarterback Jordan Turner.

They’ve introduced Aden’s prolific try tally this season to 10, 99 in 93 video games for the membership.

O’Brien succeeded in considered one of his makes an attempt to divert the touchline to chop the house staff’s result in two factors.

Hull KR took a success early within the second half when Mickey Lewis succumbed to an ankle damage after failing to run however they dominated possession and the sector place all through the third quarter.

The spectacular prostitute Parcel twice made it to the road solely to be stopped every time however the strain kicked in at 55 minutes when Cotet fired a go into the left wing as Corridor scored his staff’s third try.

Turner was compelled off with a wrist damage however the guests managed to get Eden into house, though he was unable to discover a teammate with the final go.

Crucial outcome got here within the sixty fifth minute when Abdullah’s excessive kick rebounded within the arms of Milnes, and whereas the friends had been drained, midfielder Wooden Edwards handed a objective earlier than Abdul wrapped up the scoring with a 60-meter solo. Try.