Season Review - Part Three

Season Review - Part Three

We continue our look back at 2011 with Part Three, June and July in Super League.

June/July

After the disappointment of the loss to the Catalans in Montpellier, the Warriors got back on track and went the rest of June and July unbeaten.

A draw at Castleford was followed by wins over Saints at Widnes to complete a Super League double as well as home success over Huddersfield, Leeds and Castleford again as Wigan faced three home games in less than two weeks. The Warriors also proved too strong for Wakefield with a Round 22 win at the DW.

The Cherry and whites also defeated Hull at the KC and Harlequins at the Twickenham Stoop

Saturday 4th June SL 16 Catalans Dragons (A) L 12-20

T: S Tomkins 2
G: Richards 2

A solitary second half score from the Dragons is enough to secure the win on the road in Montpellier as the Catalans complete a Super League double over the Warriors.

Sunday 12th June SL17 Castleford Tigers (A) D 22-22

T: Charnley, J Tomkins, Finch, Prescott
G: Richards 3

Wigan surrender a 22-4 half time lead as the Tigers produce a second half fight back to earn a share of the spoils.

Friday 17th June SL18 St Helens (A) W 32-10

T: J Tomkins, Richards, Finch, Mossop, Lima
G: Richards 6

Wigan complete a Super League over their arch rivals and wit the two points go to the top of the Super League table. Wigan race into a 20-0 lead before a mini Saints fight back.

Saturday 25th June SL19 Huddersfield Giants (H) W 46-12

T: S Tomkins 3, Charnley, Carmont, Richards, Mossop, Leuluai
G: Richards 7

A crowd of nearly 20,000 watch Wigan prove too strong for the Giants in the Big One 3 fixture; Sam Tomkins grabs a hat trick in an eight try display. The game sees the return of Gareth Hock to the Wigan side following his two year suspension from the game.

Friday 1st July SL20 Leeds Rhinos (H) W 26-24

T: Charnley, Carmont, Richards, Hoffman
G: Richards 5

A second half Pat Richards penalty proves the difference in a see-saw battle which required the Warriors to be at their best, Leeds were denied a late winning try by the video referee.

Wednesday 6th July SL3 Castleford Tigers (H) W 26-16

T: Charnley 2, Carmont, Farrell, Hoffman
G: Deacon 3

A Josh Charnley double sees the Warriors overcome a tenacious Tigers side; the win takes the cherry and whites to the top of the Super League.

Saturday 9th July SL21 Harlequins (A) W 36-6

T: Marsh, Richards, Hansen, Hoffman, Deacon 2
G: Richards 5

The Warriors produce a destructive second half display to come away from the Capital with the two points.

Friday 15th July SL 22 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (H) W 48-6

T: S Tomkins 2, Charnley, Carmont, Richards, Hock 3
G: Richards 8

Wigan opened up a 30-6 half time lead to put them in a comfortable position, Gareth Hock crossed for three tries, Sam a brace.

Friday 29th July SL23 Hull FC (A) W 30-16

T: S Tomkins 2, Carmont, Richards 2,
G: Richards 5

Wigan completed a Super League double over the Airlie Birds with the victory at the KC, Sam and Pat score two tries a piece.

 

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