St Helens 19-20 Hull KR

Michael Dobson‘s late penalty helped Hull KR record a shock win over St Helens at the GPW Recruitment Stadium.nnThe visitors enjoyed the better of the opening exchanges but it was St Helens who took the lead. Tony Puletua crashed over the line after 16 minutes to put the home side in front.nnRovers levelled matters courtesy of a try from Ben Galea but Saints were soon back in front. Gary Wheeler grabbed his second try in two games to send Mick Potter’s men into the break 12-6 up.nnFour minutes after the restart Rovers winger Peter Fox, who was impressive throughout, was controversially awarded a try following a smart kick early in the tackle count by Dobson.nnThe home supporters did little to hide their frustration with the performance of referee Ian Smith. The whistle blower’s decision to rule out a try for the home side adding further fuel to the fire.nnHowever, Paul Wellens put the Saints back in control just four minutes later with a try to the left of the posts. nnJake Webster, making his first start of the season, levelled matters again in the 66th minute as he collected Dobson’s neat kick to ground the ball.nnSt Helens looked to have secured the win with eight minutes remaining when Sean Long kicked a drop goal from in front of the posts but Dobson’s late intervention ensure Rovers headed home with an impressive scalp.nnSt Helens 19nT: Pulueta (16), Wheeler (32), Wellens (48) nG: Long (17,33,49) nDG: Long (72)nnHull KR 20nT: Galea (23), Fox (44), Webster (66) nG: Dobson (24,45,67,76) nDG: nnHalf Time: 12-6nReferee: Ian Smith nAttendance: 11,830

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