York 9 – 8 Leigh

York 9 – 8 Leigh

Leigh Centurions’ first visit to Bootham Crescent ended in agonising disappointment as they were edged out in a thrilling and hard-fought Betfred Championship encounter. Connor Robinson’s drop-goal ten minutes from time eventually separated the sides after a pulsating game of only two tries played in the steady drizzle of a murky Yorkshire afternoon. But how the visitors rued missed chances, especially in those tension-packed last ten minutes as Martyn Ridyard was off-target with a 30-metre penalty attempt and then failed with a drop-goal attempt. Daniel Richardson was then twice off…

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