The Qualifiers: Hull KR 26-22 Halifax
|Hull KR (14) 26|
|Tries: Moss 2, Marsh, Lawler, Scruton Goals: Ellis 3|
|Halifax (16) 22|
|Tries: Heaton 4 Goals: Tyrer 3|
Hull KR battled back to beat Halifax in their first game of the Qualifiers.
Kieren Moss crossed twice to give the hosts an early lead at Craven Park before Ben Heaton scored the first of his four tries for the visitors.
Matty Marsh went over for the Robins but Heaton then scored three unanswered scores put Halifax 22-14 up.
George Lawler's converted try made it a two-point game and Nick Scruton touched down six minutes from time to deny Fax a famous win.
Hull KR: Moss, Carney, Minns, Hefernan, Shaw, Marsh, Ellis, Scruton, Lunt, Jewitt, Blair, Addy, Kavanagh.
Replacements: Masoe, Mulhern, Atkin, G. Lawler, G. Lawler.
Halifax: Sharp, Heaton, Barber, Tyrer, Worrincy, Murrell, Johnston, Mammone, Moore, Boyle, Grady, Cahalane, Grix.
Replacements: Morris, Woodburn-Hall, Kaye, Douglas.
Referee: Liam Moore (RFL)