Unbeaten Start in Nines

Unbeaten Start in Nines

Wigan opened their 2012 Nines campaign with three wins out of three at Aldershot on Tuesday night.

A young Warriors team included Ryan Hampshire & Lewis Tierney from the under 18's setup with Tierney joining Ryan King and Shae Lyon-Fraser in scoring 5 tries during the tournament.  They were however outdone by England star George Williams who ran in 6 tries during the evening.

In the first game Wigan ran out comfortable 44-0 winners over Gloucesterbefore recovering from 8-0 down in their second game against London to record an 18-12 win. In the final game the Warriors ran out 58-4 victors over Widnes.

London Broncos 20, Widnes Vikings 8
Wigan Warriors 44, Gloucester All Golds 0
Widnes Vikings 12, Gloucester All Golds 32
London Broncos 12, Wigan Warriors 18
Widnes Vikings 4, Wigan Warriors 58
London Broncos 32, Gloucester All Golds 16

Elsewhere Leeds beat hosts Featherstone Rovers, Huddersfield Giants and Bradford Bulls in the opening festival in the East League to get off to a winning start whilst Warrington defeated Salford City Reds, Cumbria and St Helens on home soil at Wilderspool for a perfect start to the competition in the West.

The competition moves to Widnes next Tuesday.

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