Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Wigan hammer Vikings

Wigan Warriors hammered Widnes Vikings 48-4 at the DW Stadium tonight, and they delighted their supporters by announcing at half-time that they have re-signed Joel Tomkins from Saracens RUFC. Wigan Chairman Ian Lenagan had apparently denied rumours at the weekend that Tomkins would be returning to the club when he spoke to League Express, but Tomkins was unveiled to the ... Read More »

Top 3 lose in Super League

St Helens’ 42-0 defeat at the hands of the Catalan Dragons today in Perpignan at the Stade Gilbert Brutus means that the three teams that went into Super League’s Round 16 fixtures at the top of the league ladder all went down to defeats. It began on Thursday night, when second-placed Leeds Rhinos were pipped by Huddersfield Giants 22-24 at ... Read More »

Wigan gain 46-6 revenge over Tigers

In a Nutshell Wigan were far too strong for a weakened Castleford Tigers, and gained revenge for their Challenge Cup defeat a week earlier at the DW Stadium How it unfolded The Tigers came into the game without several of their leading players, including captain Michael Shenton, Marc Sneyd, Andy Lynch and Daryl Clark. It meant they were always going ... Read More »

Giants hold on to beat Rhinos

Super League XIX Leeds Rhinos v Huddersfield

In a Nutshell Leeds Rhinos lost at home for the first time this season, going down 22-24 to Huddersfield Giants at Headingley Carnegie. How it unfolded The Rhinos began the game with Ben Jones-Bishop replacing the suspended Zak Hardaker at fullback, while they were still without the injured Danny McGuire, Rob Burrow and Paul Aiton. Robbie Ward was selected to ... Read More »

Match Report: Huddersfield Giants 31 Wigan Warriors 22

In a Nutshell Huddersfield Giants recovered from an early 12-point deficit to earn a convincing victory – their second of the season against Wigan – at the John Smith’s Stadium How it unfolded Wigan scored two tries in the opening quarter of the game through returning captain Sean O’Loughlin and Matty Bowen, after having had one disallowed by reserve hooker ... Read More »

Match report: St Helens 41-22 Huddersfield Giants

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In a nutshell St Helens bounced back to winning ways with a hefty win over Huddersfield Giants. How it unfolded First half: The Saints led 22-6 at half-time, thanks to scores from Dawson, Wheeler, Wellens and Hohaia. Huddersfield’s solitary score came through Larne Patrick. Second half: The points kept on coming;  first Jon Wilkin pounced to extend the lead, before ... Read More »

Match report: Leeds Rhinos 20-6 Hull FC

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<strong>In a nutshell</strong> Leeds cemented their position at the top of Super League with a comfortable win over Hull FC. <strong>How it unfolded</strong> First half: There was just one score of a close first period, and it came for Leeds, courtesy of Joel Moon. The Rhinos led 6-0 at the break. Second half: Brad Singleton quickly extended Leeds’ lead, before ... Read More »

Match report: Warrington Wolves 41-24 St Helens

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In a nusthell In a somewhat anti-climactic conclusion to 2014’s Magic Weekend, Warrington dominated St Helens to avenge their defeat in the opening game of the season. How it unfolded 8′ – Gene Ormsby try; Chris Bridge missed goal (0/1): 4-0 9′ – Rhys Evans try; Chris Bridge missed goal (0/2): 8-0 21′ – Chris Hill try; Chris Bridge goal ... Read More »

Match report: Huddersfield Giants 54-16 Bradford Bulls

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In a nusthell Huddersfield Giants cruised to their fifth consecutive victory over a gritty but under-strength Bradford Bulls side at Magic Weekend. How it unfolded 5′ – Danny Addy try; Jamie Foster goal (1/1): 0-6 14′ – Joe Wardle try; Danny Brough goal (1/1): 6-6 19′ – Jamie Foster try; Jamie Foster missed goal (1/2): 6-10 24′ – Danny Brough ... Read More »

Match report: Wakefield T Wildcats 12-50 Castleford Tigers

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In a nutshell Castleford outclassed their local rivals in front of an enthusiastic crowd at Magic Weekend. How it unfolded 13’ – Daryl Clark try; Marc Sneyd goal (1/1): 0-6 18’ – Justin Carney try; Marc Sneyd goal (2/2): 0-12 22’ – Jordan Tansey try; Marc Sneyd goal (3/3): 0-18 30’ – Michael Shenton try; Marc Sneyd missed goal (3/4): ... Read More »

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