Special Kay gets Try of the Week award

Leigh's Liam Kay. Photo by Brian King.
Leigh's Liam Kay. Photo by Brian King.

Leigh Centurions winger Liam Kay is the latest winner of the Kingstone Press Championship Try of the Week award.

Kay finished an 80-metre move after just 26 seconds of the match against Rochdale Hornets.

The Centurions emerged 34-22 winners and Kay’s finish, on only the second tackle of the game, was the highlight.

Leigh coach Paul Rowley said: “It was a great try, and the perfect way to start the game.

“Tommy Goulden started the move, passed the ball on to Tom Armstrong, and then Liam beat two players and sprinted 70 metres to the line. It was an exceptional finish.”

Two Centurions players - prop Tom Spencer and centre Cameron Pitman - were included in the Championship Team of the Week. Australian Pitman was making his home debut and it was only his second appearance for the club.

Kingstone Press Championship Team of the Week

1 Miles Greenwood (Batley Bulldogs)

2 Dale Morton (Dewsbury Rams)

3 Cameron Pitman (Leigh Centurions)

4 Greg Worthington (Featherstone Rovers)

5 Scott Turner (Sheffield Eagles)

6 John Davies (Batley Bulldogs)

7 Ben Johnston (Halifax)

8 Tom Spencer (Leigh Centurions)

9 James Newton (Whitehaven)

10 Tony Tonks (Halifax)

11 Lee Doran (Whitehaven)

12 Rob Spicer (Dewsbury Rams)

13 Will Hope (Sheffield Eagles)