Centurions ace Brierley scoops Try of the Week Award

Leigh's Ryan Brierley

Leigh's Ryan Brierley

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LEIGH’s free scoring scrum half Ryan Brierley has won the Kingstone Press Try of the Week Award.

Brierley finished a set play in fine style to register his side’s fourth try in a 28-16 victory over Workington Town.

Centurions coach Paul Rowley said: “It was a move we’ve done many times. We need to be nice and intricate around the ruck, with three tight passes creating space and Brierley supporting up the middle.

“When it’s executed well it’s a pretty special try. It takes a lot of skill and a lot of teamwork. The move started about 60 metres out, and Ryan had 40 metres to go to score. It was good to watch.”

Leigh also had two players named in the Championship Team of the Week - centre Tom Armstrong and forward Sam Barlow.

Kingstone Press Championship Team of the Week

1 Tom Carr (Whitehaven)

2 Scott Turner (Sheffield Eagles)

3 Tom Armstrong (Leigh Centurions)

4 Jessie Joe Parker (Whitehaven)

5 Ben Blackmore (Batley Bulldogs)

6 Carl Forber (Workington Town)

7 Anthony Thackeray (Dewsbury Rams)

8 Jordan Hand (Whitehaven)

9 Andy Ellis (Featherstone Rovers)

10 Tony Tonks (Halifax)

11 Jason Walton (Barrow Raiders)

12 Liam Kent (Doncaster)

13 Sam Barlow (Leigh Centurions)