Catalans Dragons moved back to second place in Super League with a straightforward 36-8 win over Hull FC.
Our League Player of the Match Mike McMeeken bagged an early try which Fouad Yaha and Mikael Goudemand added to just three minutes apart in a rampant first half which saw them run up a 20-0 lead.
Josh Griffin gave Hull a hint of hope with a try early in the second period, while Darnell McIntosh was a late scorer for the visitors. but tries for Samisoni Langi, Mitchell Pearce and Tyrone May meant the result was well beyond doubt. Sam Tomkins also warmed up for England duty next week with five goals to add extra gloss to the scorelin.
The win sees Catalans move back into second in the table, matching the wins of their top four rivals Wigan Warriors and Huddersfield Giants on Friday night.
The win sees Dragons move back above Wigan and Huddersfield in the table after the English sides both won on Friday. Meanwhile Hull remain fifth, but a hefty five points adrift of the top four.
With international action taking centre stage next week, Catalans’ next Super League fixture is a visit to Castleford Tigers, while Hull FC’s next fixture is a trip to out of sorts Warrington Wolves on Friday, June 24.
Catalans Dragons: Sam Tomkins; Fouad Yaha, Mathieu Laguerre, Samisoni Langi, Tom Davies; Tyrone May, Mitchell Pearce; Dylan Napa, Michael McIlorum, Jullien Bousquet; Matt Whitley, Mike McMeeken; Ben Garcia.
Interchanges: Arthur Mourgue, Joe Chan, Mickael Goudemand, Sam Kasiano.
Hull FC: Jamie Shaul; Adam Swift, Connor Wynne, Carlos Tuimavave, Darnell McIntosh; Josh Reynolds, Luke Gale; Kane Evans, Danny Houghton, Ligi Sao; Josh Griffin, Manu Ma’u; Brad Fash.
Interchanges: Jack Brown, Jordan Johnstone, Joe Lovodua, Chris Satae.
Our League Player of the Match: Mike McMeeken (Catalans Dragons).