Salford ease to play-off win at Huddersfield


Ryan Brierley (right) scored his 11th try of the season for Salford
Huddersfield (0) 0
Salford (16) 28
Tries: Burgess, Watkins, Brierley, Ackers Goals: Sneyd 6

Salford beat Huddersfield Giants in the Super League play-off eliminator to set up a semi-final at St Helens.

The away side took charge early on through tries from Joe Burgess and Kallum Watkins.

Ryan Brierley touched down from a grubber kick as the Red Devils added to their lead and Andy Ackers sealed victory in the final minute.

Leeds Rhinos, who won away at Catalans Dragons on Friday, will travel to Wigan Warriors in the other semi-final.

More to follow.

Huddersfield Giants: Lolohea, Cudjoe, King, Leutele, Senior, Fages, Russell, Yates, Jones, McQueen, Hill, Levi, Trout.

Interchanges: Pryce, Greenwood, Ikahihifo, English.

Salford: Brierley, Sio, Lafai, Cross, Burgess, Croft, Sneyd, Dupree, Ackers, Gerrard, Watkins, Taylor, Wright.

Interchanges: Vuniyayawa, Atkin, Ormondroyd, Luckley.

Sin-bin: Brierley (25)



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