Women’s Team Summary 2023

LEIGH LEOPARDS WOMEN’S TEAM 2023

SEASONAL REVIEW

Head coach: Kieron Purtill

Team manager: Stephen Quinn

Captain: Mairead Quinn

RESULTS

Betfred Super League 2: Played 10, Won 7, Drawn 1, Lost 2, For 271, Against 108

Play-Offs: Played 2, Won 1, Lost 1, For 36, Against 24

Betfred Challenge Cup: Played 4, Won 2, Lost 2, For 68, Against 146

OVERALL: Played 16, Won 10, Drawn 1, Lost 5, For 375, Against 278

BY MONTH (HOME GAMES IN CAPITALS):

April:

Bradford Bulls D 12-12, Hull KR (Cup Group Stage) W 38-16

May:

BARROW RAIDERS (Cup Group Stage) W 30-22, YORK VALKYRIE (Cup Group Stage) L 0-54, Salford Red Devils W 58-10

June:

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS* W 19-18, Leeds Rhinos (Cup-QF) L 0-54

July:

Barrow Raiders W 14-0, Castleford Tigers W 44-0, BRADFORD BULLS W 46-10

August:

Featherstone Rovers L 16-20, SALFORD RED DEVILS W 28-20

September:

CASTLEFORD TIGERS W 22-4, BARROW RAIDERS* L 12-14, SALFORD RED DEVILS (Play-Off SF) W 28-10

October:

Barrow Raiders (Promotion Grand Final at York) L 8-14

All homes games at Leigh Miners except marked * at Leigh Sports Village

APPEARANCES (TRIES)

Isla Aspden 9, Robyn Bell-Soppelsa 2 (1), Toryn Blackwood 16 (7), Olivia Boyham 10, Olivia Brooks 1, Rhianna Burke 14 (4), Claire Collins 8 (2), Ellise Derbyshire 15 (11), Hatice Dogus 13 (6), Jessica Farnell 2, Elise Gater 14 (9), Hollie Gregory 1, Grace Hill 12, Kate Howard 16 (5), Ellie Jelves 1, Emma Knowles 16 (1), Libbie Mae Leppert 4, Keira McCosh 8, Charlotte Melvin 9 (2), Kirsty Millington 13 (2), Keli

Morris 16 (4), Leah Morris 4, Claire Mullaney 3 (1), Rebecca Owen 10 (2), Rachel Porter 1, Mairead Quinn 15 (3), Vicky Rosevere 12, Kimberley Seddon 4 (1), Beth Stott 8, Mackenzie Taylor 14 (9).

Goals: Knowles 47 plus 1DG.

CLUB RECORDS

Highest Win

58-10 at Salford Red Devils

Heaviest Defeat:

0-54 v York Valkyrie (h) and Leeds Rhinos (a)

Most tries:

Game: 3 by Elise Gater v Salford Red Devils (a) and Mackenzie Taylor v Bradford Bulls (h)

Season: 11 by Ellise Derbyshire

Most Goals:

Game: 9 by Emma Knowles v Salford Red Devils (a)

Season: 48 (47 & 1DG) by Emma Knowles

Most Points:

Game: 18 by Emma Knowles v Salford Red Devils (a)

Season: 99 by Emma Knowles

Ever-present in a season:

16 games in 2023: Toryn Blackwood, Kate Howard, Emma Knowles, Keli Morris

HERITAGE NUMBERS:

1 Isla Aspden

2 Toryn Blackwood

3 Ellise Derbyshire

4 Mackenzie Taylor

5 Elise Gater

6 Rhianna Burke

7 Emma Knowles

8 Claire Mullaney

9 Kate Howard

10 Vicky Rosevere

11 Keli Morris

12 Olivia Boyham

13 Kirsty Millington

14 Rebecca Owen

15 Ellie Jelves

16 Keira McCosh

17 Kimberley Seddon

18 Mairead Quinn

19 Robyn Bell-Soppelsa

20 Hollie Gregory

21 Jessica Farnell

22 Grace Hill

23 Hatice Dogus

24 Libbi Mae Leppert

25 Leah Morris

26 Charlotte Melvin

27 Beth Stott

28 Olivia Brooks

29 Claire Collins

30 Rachel Porter

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