Match report: Sydney Roosters 36-14 Wigan Warriors

Sydney Roosters are the World Club Champions after defeating Wigan Warriors 36-14 at Allianz Stadium in Sydney on Saturday.

Michael Jennings became the first player in World Club Challenge history to score a hat-trick of tries, and the Roosters scored other tries through former Hull FC star Sam Moa and Kiwi internationals Jared Warea-Hargreaves and Shaun Kenny-Dowall. James Maloney converted all six tries.

Wigan trailed 18-0 at half-time, but scored second-half tries from Joe Burgess and two from  Josh Charnley, with Matty Smith converting one.

A full report, pictures and analysis will appear in Monday’s edition of Rugby League Express.

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