The Qualifiers: Leigh Centurions 42-24 Batley Bulldogs
|Leigh (24) 42|
|Tries: Moimoi, Higson, Paterson, Foster, Burns, Tonga, Weston Goals: Smith 7|
|Batley (12) 24|
|Try: Scott, Leak, Hirst, Reittie Goal: Walker 4|
Promoted Leigh made it six successive wins in The Qualifers with a routine 42-24 victory over Batley Bulldogs.
Batley led early on through David Scott but Leigh hit back through Fuifui Moimoi and Adam Higson.
Alistair Leak levelled the scores but Leigh eased into a 24-12 half-time lead through Cory Paterson and Lewis Foster.
Leigh added further tries through Travis Burns, Willie Tonga and Dayne Weston, with Keegan Hirst and Wayne Reittie adding consolations for Batley.
A crowd of 10,556 were in attendance at Leigh Sports Village after Leigh owner Derek Beaumont offered free tickets for the game to celebrate the club's return to Super League for next season.
Leigh: Smith, Higson, Brown, Tonga, Dawson, Reynolds, Burns, Moimoi, Hood, Weston, Dixon, Paterson, Fash.
Replacements: Foster, Hansen, Hopkins, Spencer.
Batley: D. Scott, Reittie, Smeaton, Ulugia, Ainscough, Walker, Brambani, Hirst, Leak, Rowe, Day, Bretherton, Blake.
Replacements: Davey, Gledhill, Chandler, Lillycrop.
Referee: Chris Kendall (RFL)