The Qualifiers: Featherstone Rovers 12-38 Leigh Centurions
|Featherstone Rovers (6) 12|
|Tries: Griffin, Taulapapa Goals: Hardman 2|
|Leigh Centurions (16) 38|
|Tries: Mortimer, McNally 2, Brown, Hood, Dawson, Drinkwater Goals: Drinkwater 5|
Daniel Mortimer inspired Leigh to an easy win over Championship side Featherstone with his fist try in England in their Qualifiers opener.
The Australian scored the opener then set Gregg McNally for the first of his two scores, with Mitch Brown also crossing for the Super League side after Darrell Griffin responded.
Leigh went further ahead through Liam Hood, Matty Dawson and Josh Drinkwater.
Misi Taulapapa pulled a try back, only for McNally to complete the win.
Leigh, the first Championship side to win promotion to Super League through the Qualifiers series, are again looking to again finish the post-season campaign with a top-flight status.
Featherstone Rovers: Hardman; Turner, Taulapapa, Hardcastle, Briscoe; Briggs, Thackeray Moore, Carlile, Griffin, Davies, Farrell, Lockwood.
Replacements: Wildie, Bostock, Mariano, Brooks.
Leigh Centurions: McNally; Dawson, Fleming, Langi, Brown; Mortimer, Drinkwater; Hansen, Higham, Maria, Paterson, Vea, Burr.
Replacements: Hood, Richards, Tickle, Stewart.
Referee: James Child.