Hull FC 12 Leeds Rhinos 43 (Half-time 12-0)

An amazing second-half display from the Challenge Cup holders, saw Leeds Rhinos bounce back to the top of the Super League, after overturning a 12-0 deficit at the interval against Hull FC at the KC Stadium. Their storming 43-12 victory ensured that they remain unbeaten at the start of the new campaign, with 43 unanswered points after the break demonstrating the potency of their offensive display. It was an impressive response that confirmed the away side's first success at Hull since 2011.

After 40 minutes it had all looked so different, with the Black and Whites looking to be very capable of upsetting the Rhinos' march to victory and the unbeaten record coming under severe threat.

The former Bradford, St Helens and GB international Leon Pryce crossed the line twice as Hull built up a solid 12-0 advantage, as Leeds could not trouble the scorers. Those tries added to an already impressive career for 33-year-old Pryce, bringing up the milestone of 200 tries in all.

Leeds' head coach Brian McDermott obviously said the right things at half-time, as his side were transformed after the break, scoring less than a minute into it through Danny McGuire. That try was supplied by prop Brad Singleton, who went over for one of his own as McGuire this time provided the assist.

The visitors took the lead for the first time on the night, when top Super League try scorer McGuire marked his 350th appearance for his side with yet another try, after centre Kallum Watkins had created the opportunity for him.

Watkins himself got on the score sheet to bag a try of his own and then New Zealander Kylie Leuluai made the match safe as he went over for a score.

Hull simply had no answers as their opponents tore into them to complete the job, with Rob Burrow reaching 150 tries in the Super League with a brace of typically skilful scores of his own late on.

Kevin Sinfield maintained his scoring prowess with a drop goal and a perfect seven goal kicks in addition. He now lies tantalisingly close to 4,000 career points, with five points only required now to reach that personal milestone.

With four straight wins under their belt, Leeds now top the table with the maximum eight points, although St Helens may well go back above them on points difference, if they beat Wakefield Wildcats away from home tonight by a big enough score.