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Leigh Centurions wipe out Hunslet Hawks
10:02am Monday 11th February 2013 in Centurions
LEIGH Centurions are off the mark in the Kingstone Press Championship.
Paul Rowley's men responded to the disappointing performance at Featherstone last week with a resounding 40-0 success against Hunslet Hawks at Leigh Sports Village on Sunday.
Sean Penkywicz's fourth-minute try gave Leigh a good start and they were 22-0 ahead by half time courtesy of further tries from Martyn Ridyard, Mat Gardner and Sam Hopkins, with Ridyard converting three.
Michael Ostick and Ryan Brierley added second-half tries before Hopkins bagged his second in the final minute.
Ridyard completed a haul of six goals from seven attempts in front of 1,419 spectators.
Leigh: Gregg McNally; Steve Maden, Stuart Littler, Mat Gardner, Jonny Pownall; Martyn Ridyard, Bob Beswick, Michael Ostick, Sean Penkywicz, Rob Parker, Simon Finnigan, Tommy Goulden, Sam Hopkins. Subs: Ryan Brierley, Martin Aspinwall, James Taylor, Tom Spencer.