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Match report: Wigan Warriors 84-6 Bradford Bulls

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In a nutshell The Warriors ran up an 84-6 scoreline for the second successive Easter Monday, following up last year’s demolition of Hull KR at Craven Park with an equally devastating scoreline against the depleted Bradford Bulls at the DW Stadium. How it unfolded The Warriors scored 15 tries in total through Green (2), Gelling (2), O’Loughlin,  Hampshire (2),  Farrell,  Hughes, Powell, Bateman, ... Read More »

Match report: Widnes Vikings 40-26 St Helens

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In a nutshell The Vikings shocked their near neighbours with their first home win against Saints in the Super League era, scoring six tries and knocking Saints off the top of the Super League table. How it unfolded The Vikings led by 18-16 at the interval after a thrilling half of rugby. They scored tries from Hanbury, Isa and Gerrard, ... Read More »

Match report: Leeds Rhinos 32-4 Salford Red Devils

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In a nutshell There were only two points in it at half-time, but in the second half the Rhinos broke loose and added five tries, some of them spectacular, against a tiring Red Devils side. How it unfolded Salford came to Headingley embarrassed by their capitulation to Huddersfield Giants on Good Friday, and in the first half they held the ... Read More »

Match report: Hull FC 40-4 London Broncos

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In a nutshell The black and whites were far too strong for the Broncos, extending an interval lead of 22-0 to 40-4 in wet conditions at the KC Stadium. How it unfolded Hull scored four first-half tries from Shaul, Crooks, who was recalled to the side, Thompson and Rankin, with Crooks adding three conversions against a willing but generally outclassed ... Read More »

Match report: Huddersfield Giants 36-16 Wakefield T Wildcats

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In a nutshell The Giants gained their first home victory in Super League this season with a comfortable victory against the Wildcats, whose losing run continues. How it unfolded The Giants took the lead after seven minutes with a try by Jodie Broughton, converted by Brough, but the Wildcats were level nine minutes later when Jarrod Sammut converted his own ... Read More »

Match report: Castleford Tigers 40-6 Warrington Wolves

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In a nutshell A hat-trick of tries from Castleford captain Michael Shenton was a key factor as the Tigers put the Wolves to the sword in a convincing victory that puts them back into second place in the Super League table. How it unfolded The Tigers opened the score with an early try by James Clare, converted by Marc Sneyd, ... Read More »

Match report: Catalan Dragons 37-24 Hull KR

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In a nutshell Catalan Dragons won their third match in a row thanks to a convincing display against Hull Kingston Rovers, who were noticeably lacking in energy following last week’s Hull derby. How it unfolded The match is best summed up in the words of Hull KR coach Craig Sandercock: “They were too good for us today, they seemed to ... Read More »

Match report: Penrith Panthers 14-12 Gold Coast Titans

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In a nutshell Former London Broncos star Jamie Soward slotted a 51st-minute penalty to edge Penrith Panthers past Gold Coast Titans in a thrilling Easter encounter. How it unfolded 8’ – Penrith open the scoring through Dean Whare, who dummies twice and sprints through the resulting gap. Jamie Soward slots the extras from the touchline: 6-0 31’ – Soward knocks ... Read More »

Match report: Parramatta Eels 18-21 Wests Tigers

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In a nutshell A Pat Richards penalty from half-way, plus a field-goal from Luke Brooks, helped Wests edge the Eels 18-21 in a thrilling Easter encounter in front of a record-breaking crowd of 50,668. How it unfolded 9’ – Australian international Jarryd Hayne opens the scoring for the Eels with a well-taken try, which wasn’t converted: 4-0. 23’ – The ... Read More »

Match Report: Sheffield Eagles 34 Doncaster 42

In a Nutshell Doncaster recovered from a 28-12 half-time deficit to finish like a runaway train to take the points in the South Yorkshire derby at Owlerton Stadium. How it unfolded The Eagles seemed to be in control at the break and held a 16-point advantage, but that was eradicated within 18 minutes of the restart and Paul Cooke’s men ... Read More »