Salford win and relegate Hull KR

Salford win and relegate Hull KR

Salford secured their Super League status after beating Hull KR after a dramatic finish in the Million Pound Game.

It all looked to be going the way of KR as the contest entered the final stages, with James Webster's men leading 18-10 with just two minutes remaining.

Adam Walker, Josh Mantellato and Thomas Minns all grabbed a try each for Hull and it looked like it would be enough, having led for so much of the match.

However, the Red Devils managed to reduce the deficit to just four points when Niall Evalds crossed the whitewash for a second time with just 90 seconds left.

More drama was to follow when Greg Johnson levelled the scores at 18-18 after the hooter had gone, leaving Gareth O'Brien with the chance to win the game.

However, he missed the conversion and the two teams went into golden-point extra-time, with both looking for the crucial score to keep themselves in Super League.

It was Salford who managed to snatch the 19-18 victory when O'Brien smashed a drop-goal through the middle of the posts from over 40 yards out.

The Red Devils will now play in the top flight again next season while KR will be down in the Championship.