Round 3 Match Report– Leeds Rhinos vs LexisNexis Cardiff Dragons

Round 3 Match Report– Leeds Rhinos vs LexisNexis Cardiff Dragons


Cardiff Dragons and Leeds Rhinos took to the court in a highly anticipated match that had both teams’ fans on the edge of their seats. The LexisNexis Cardiff Dragons started the game strong, taking an early 3-goal lead. They remained patient in attack, not forcing the ball to Rowe, who was holding strong against ex-England international Geva Mentor. Dragons’ Khanyisa ‘KC’ Chawane had speed to burn and found Rowe consistently to keep the pressure on Rhinos’ defence. By half-time, Dragons had extended their lead to 8 goals.

The second half saw the Rhinos come out firing, determined to close the gap. They won the third quarter by seven goals, cutting the lead to just one goal. The Dragons were feeling the pressure, but they managed to hold on, going goal for goal with the Rhinos in the final quarter.

With just minutes remaining, the Rhinos took the lead, sending their fans into a frenzy. But the Dragons refused to give up, and Khanyisa Chawane stole the ball in the dying moments of the game, securing a thrilling 55-54 win for the Dragons.

It was a well-deserved victory for the Dragons, who had shown great patience and skill throughout the game. Both teams had put in a strong performance, but in the end, it was the Cardiff Dragons who came out on top.