ST HELENS Women have been crowned Betfred Women's Super League Champions for the first time after a 28-0 win over Leeds Rhinos at Headingley.

It completes a historic treble for Derek Hardman's women, adding to the Challenge Cup and League Leaders Shield.

Saints were always on top, but were given a tough test in the first half half by the Rhinos.

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A Jodie Cunningham try made it 10-0 at the break, Saints pulled away in the second half to complete a tremendous weekend for the club.

There were outstanding efforts from player of the match prop Channy Crowl.

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Stand off Zoe Harris scored one and created two for Leah Burke with her deft kicks.

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Strong-running Amy Hardcastle gave us special with her long range try while Paige Travis gave the side some real energy and impetus with her yard-eating runs.

England aces Jodie Cunningham and Emily Rudge were again massive contributors - capping an unbeaten season for the Saints women.

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Leeds Rhinos: Caitlin Beevers, Tasha Gaines, Fran Goldthorp, Sophie Robinson, Sophie Nuttall, Hanna Butcher, Courtney Winfield-Hill, Aimee Stavley, Keara Bennett, Zoe Hornby, Chloe Kerrigan, Elle Frain, Orla McCallion.

Interchanges: Sam Hulme, Lucy Murray, Danika Priim, Beth Lockwood.

Saints: Rachael Woosey, Leah Burke, Carrie Roberts, Amy Hardcastle, Danielle Bush, Zoe Harris, Beth Stott, Isabelle Rudge, Tara Jones, Chantelle Crowl, Emily Rudge, Naomi Williams, Jodie Cunningham.

Interchanges: Rebecca Rotheram, Vicky Whitfield, Pip Birchall, Paige Travis,

Tries: Leah Burke (21, 57), Jodie Cunningham (40), Amy Hardcastle (59), Zoe Harris (67), Danielle Bush (73)

Conversions: Beth Stott (2 from 6)