Wakefield Trinity Wildcats edged to a one point victory over Leigh Centurions in a nail biting 80 minutes.
Lee Smith’s drop goal was the decider in a thrilling fixture which will give the Wildcats a huge boost three games into the Super 8 qualifiers. Tries from Lee Smith and Jacob Miller saw the visitors take home the points with a 17-16 victory.
Brian Smith was pleased with the outcome saying, “When we were under pressure we did really well, especially when we were one man down with Mikey Sio being sin binned. We did really well to maintain the lead.
It was some crazy stuff out there today and we did contribute to some of it, we are all disappointed with how things went in the first half.”
Leigh: McNally; Pownall, Worthington, Armstrong, Kay; Ridyard, Brierley; Moimoi, Higham, Emmitt, Haggerty, Dixon, Acton.
Replacements: Beswick, Barlow, Spencer, Aspinwall.
Tries: Moimoi, Pownall, Kay Goals: Ridyard 2
Wakefield: L. Smith; Riley, Tupou, Arundel, Lyne; Miller, T. Smith; Scruton, Sio, Anderson, Molloy, Ashurst, Simon.
Replacements: Lauitiiti, Washbrook, Godinet, Mullally.
Tries: L Smith, Miller 2 Goals: L Smith 2 Drop-goal: L Smith