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Hull KR moved 4 factors away from seventh place and as much as fifth in Tremendous League courtesy of their win over Huddersfield Giants
Huddersfield (6) 18
Tries: Pryce, McGillvary, Halsall Targets: Connor 3
Hull KR (14) 26
Tries: Kenny-Dowall, Abdull, Linnett, Senior Targets: Schneider 5

Hull KR maintained their pursuit of a Tremendous League play-off place as they beat Huddersfield Giants to finish their very own hopes of a top-six spot.

Will Pryce put Giants in entrance from distance however Shaun Kenny-Dowall and Brad Schneider’s kicking despatched KR forward.

Jordan Abdull continued the Robins’ turnaround with Kane Linnett including to Hull KR’s tally after the break.

Jermaine McGillvary and Sam Halsall hit again for the Giants both aspect of Louis Senior’s rating however KR held out.

Victory for Hull KR strikes them as much as fifth in Tremendous League and 4 factors away from seventh place to bolster their play-off hopes.

Huddersfield’s already slim hopes of a play-off spot have been extinguished following the defeat, which left them six factors off the highest six with two regular-season video games remaining.

Pryce’s opening rating got here after he noticed a spot within the KR defence and dummied his method right into a long-range drive from 40 yards out to cross over on the nook.

The guests quickly atoned for Pryce’s second of brilliance, nevertheless, with Kenny-Dowall touching down quickly after whereas Abdull dummied to complete and prolong their lead simply moments after he arrived on to the sphere.

Shortly after Linnett’s rating, McGillvary labored on to Pryce’s supply to the touch down within the nook to register his 250th profession attempt.

Senior dummied his method over to ship KR right into a commanding 12-point lead as time ticked down, however the Giants wasted no time in slicing their benefit as Halsall labored on to Tui Lolohea’s kick to arrange a tense finale – nevertheless it was to not be for the hosts.

Huddersfield Giants head coach Ian Watson instructed BBC Radio Leeds:

“They’re the sort of video games you will have with KR. They’re excellent at that arm-wrestle mentality and we anticipated that, to be truthful.

“It wasn’t a recreation we did not anticipate. We obtained precisely what we thought we might get. A few of the self-discipline with and with out the ball price us.

“Total, I believed it was recreation however there have been sure issues which did not go our method.”

[On missing out on the play-offs] “It is actually attention-grabbing since you be taught so much in conditions like this. I do know it will not be taking place once more and I do know we’ll be higher as a bunch as properly.

“There’s a variety of issues we are able to take a look at or make excuses for however I need us to return again higher and I do know we’ll. No less than we’ve got that degree of want to compete and play for one another.”

Hull KR boss Willie Peters instructed BBC Radio Humberside:

“It was a troublesome win. Huddersfield got here at us firstly. It took us some time to get going however I feel that was due to the best way they got here at us.

“We discovered a special technique to win and I will take a gritty win any day of the week.

“We’re not going to get carried away. There’s nonetheless two video games to go. We’re in a stronger place now to get a play-off place. I believed the gamers confirmed tonight what they’re about.”

Huddersfield: Pryce; Halsall, Marsters, Naiqama, McGillvary; Connor, Lolohea; Ikahihifo, Peats, Ashworth, Hewitt, Livett, Yates.

Interchanges: O’Brien, Wilson, McQueen, Greenwood.

Sin-bin: Connor (40), Ashworth (60).

Hull KR: Walker; Senior, Opacic, Kenny-Dowall, Corridor; Lewis, Schneider; Kennedy, Parcell, King, Keinhorst, Linnett, Hadley.

Interchanges: Abdull, Litten, Storton, Luckley.

Referee: Tom Grant.

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