Wigan’s U19s win in Hull

  • Match report as Wigan’s U19s beat Hull KR on Saturday.
  • Young Warriors overcome Robins 42-22 at Hull College Craven Park.
  • FT | Hull KR U19s 22-42 Wigan Warriors U19s.

Wigan Warriors Under-19s scored eight tries to beat Hull KR comfortably on Saturday afternoon.

Tries in the opening 20 minutes from Joe Robinson and Zach Eckersley saw Wigan 8-6 ahead.

However, it was the home side who had the lead at half time, despite another try from Eckersley and a conversion from Alex Sutton. Two more KR tries saw them ahead at 16-14.

Into the second 40 and Wigan scored 16 unanswered points by the hour mark. Efforts from Matty Nicholson, Robinson and Harvey Wilson saw the Warriors with a commanding 30-16 advantage. Sutton converted two of those tries to add to the tally.

In the final 20 minutes, Robinson completed his hat-trick and Jack Bibby got on the scoresheet as Wigan raced away to victory. Sutton added two more goals and despite a try from Hull KR, it was only consolation s the Warriors took the win.

Wigan Warriors U19s: Zach Eckersley, Billy Cannon, Jacob Douglas, Ben O’Keefe, Joe Robinson, Alex Sutton, Adam Jones, Jack Bibby, Tom Forber, Harvey Makin, Ellis Hobson, Junior Nsemba, Matty Nicholson.

Interchanges: Lewis Pinder, Harvie Hill, Toby Brannan, Kavan Rothwell, Harvey Wilson, Reece Stanton.