It was a 9 try demolition from the Rhinos and they were on the board as early as the second minute when Josh Scott went over for the opening try. There were four further tries in the first half from Danny Lawton, Tom Rushworth, Jack Ely and John Elkington. Danny Lawton was five from five with the boot to give the Rhinos a 30-0 half time lead.|
Leeds continued to press home their advantage and tries from David Watmough and James Worlsey extended the lead before Torren Ambrose finally got the home side on the board after an interception. Ben Bolger converted that try. Leeds though hammered home their advantage with further tries from Chris Clarkson and the enthusiastic Ty Jeffers with Lawton remaining perfect with the boot for a 54-6 win.
A good hit out first up for the side. The whole team were very enthusiastic with their attitude to the game and Barrie was pleased with all their efforts. Tom Rushworth impressed in the centre as did prop Kenny Parker. The SouthStander.com man of the match went to Jack Ely.
Harlequins: 1. Theo White; 2. Patrick Jemade, 3. Leo Savage, 4. Marcus Alexander, 5. Francesco Piazza; 6. Ben Bolger (G), 7. Tom Sadler; 8. Ramon Mallet, 9. Doug Hann, 10. Lewis Padmore, 11, Rivan Ali, 12. Tiao Lee-Wo, 13. Josh Howard-Clarke; 14. Torren Ambrose (T), 15. Liam McKenna, 16. Miles Dempsey, 17. Arthur Ellis, 18. Matt Hammond
Rhinos: 1. Danny Lawton (T,9G), 2. Sam Posner, 3. Tom Rushworth (T), 4. David Watmough (T), 5. Dane Nugent; 6. Chris Clarkson (T), 7. Richard Leathem; 8. Tom Saunders, 9. Johnathan Schofield, 10. Kenny Parker, 11. Josh Scott (T), 12. Rick Barr, 13. Jack Ely (T); 14. James Worsley (T), 15. Mathew Fox, 16. John Elkington (T), 17. Ty Jeffers (T), 18. Joey Walkin
The Foundation Academy are back in action next Saturday when they travel to Moss Lane, the home of Liverpool St Helens RFC, to take on St Helens. Kick off is at 2.30pm