Rampant Rovers hand out a Kain-ing

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CHAMPIONS Featherstone showed their class by trouncing Leigh Centurions 36-16 in tonight's Co-operative Championship game at Bigfellas Stadium.

Rovers hit top gear to run in six tries and they also had at least three more ruled out in a match watched by 2,382 spectators.

Andy Kain collected two tries and was denied another in the 27th minute when, with the try line wide open, Liam Finn's pass to him struck referee Ronnie Laughton, who somehow managed to get in the way.

Finn was at the hub of Featherstone's best work and also converted all six touchdowns.

Featherstone's other try scorers were Greg Worthington, Ian Hardman, Andy Bostock and Tangi Ropati.

Matt Gardner, Tom Spencer and Matt Russell crossed for the Centurions who were 24-2 down before they scored their first try.

Featherstone Rovers: Hardman; Saxton, Smeaton, Worthington, Ropati; Kain, Finn; England, Kaye, Haley, Grayshon, Lockwood, Dale. Subs: Hepworth, Briggs, Maloney, Bostock.

Leigh Centurions: Russell; Maden, Littler, Gardner, Shaw; Brierley, Duffy; Bibey, Beswick, Spencer, Worrincey, Taylor, Hopkins. Subs: Ridyard, Briscoe, Nicholson, Parker.