Reserves: Wigan 30 Wakefield 30

Reserves: Wigan 30 Wakefield 30

  • Match report as Wigan Warriors Reserves draw at the Robin Park Arena against Wakefield Trinity Reserves on Friday afternoon.

  • Both teams cross for 5 converted tries in 30-30 draw.

  • Jack Higginson, Macauley Davies, Josh Woods, Craig Mullen and Joe Brown with Wigan’s tries.

SUMMARY

Wigan Warriors Reserves drew with Wakefield Trinity Reserves 30-30 at Robin Park Arena on Friday.

Wigan opened the scoring through Jack Higginson following a neat interchange from Woods and Marshall. Lee Kershaw struck back on ten minutes and Max Jowitt added the extras to level the scores.

Macauley Davies crashed onto a short ball from Josh Woods to nudge Wigan back in front half way through the first half before Woods added a try of his own.

Wigan’s fourth score of the afternoon was a spectacular one as Samy Kibula’s offload sparked a flowing move which culminated in Craig Mullen collecting Jack Higginson’s chip to touch down.

Wakefield reduced the deficit to 12 points on half time as Joe Arundel went over.

Half Time - 24-12

Wakefield got themselves back into the game early on in the second half as Jordan Crowther burrowed over from short range.

The visitors were dealt a double blow as Wigan extend their lead when Lewis Heckford and Liam Paisley combined to send Joe Brown over before Ackroyd was sin-binned for holding Gabe Hamlin down following a break downfield.

Trinity stayed in touch through a Myles Harrop squeezed in at the corner and Jowitt landed the extras, and then completed the comeback as Aaron York touched down a grubber with just two minutes remaining.

Match Details

Wigan Warriors Reserves– 30

Tries: Jack Higginson, Macauley Davies, Josh Woods, Craig Mullen, Joe Brown

Goals: Jake Shorrocks 4/4, Josh Woods 1/1

Wakefield Trinity Reserves– 30

Tries: Lee Kershaw, Joe Arundel, Jordan Crowther, Myles Harrop, Aaron York

Goals: Max Jowitt 5/5

HT: 24-12

Wigan Warriors Reserves: Craig Mullen, Liam Marshall, Jack Higginson, Liam Forsyth, James Worthington, Jake Shorrocks, Josh Woods, Callum Field, Josh Ganson, Oliver Partington, Macauley Davies, Liam Paisley, Gabe Hamlin.

Interchange: Lewis Heckford, Sam Grant, Liam Byrne, Samy Kibula, Joe Brown, Joe Shorrocks, Reece Hamlett .

Wakefield Trinity Reserves: Max Jowitt, Lee Kershaw, Tyron Travis, Joe Arundel, Myles Harrop, Luke Hooley, Christian Ackroyd, Chris Annakin, Henry Hiddleston, Jordan Baldwinson, Lewis Wray, Ciaran Lewis, Jordan Crowther.

Interchange: Coleby Colthorpe, Aaaron York, Wilf Moxon, Jake Bell, Tom Ashen, Tendai Gwaze, Todd Bethell.

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