Wheelchair thrash Warrington

  • Wigan Warriors Wheelchair scored 28 tries against Warrington Wolves.
  • Warriors reclaim second spot in the league following the win.
  • FT | Wigan Warriors Wheelchair 158-18 Warrington Wolves Wheelchair.

Wigan Warriors Wheelchair recorded a huge victory over Warrington Wolves to reclaim second spot in the Betfred Wheelchair Super League.

Wigan took no time in opening the scoring with two quick tries from Declan Roberts and Chris Greenhalgh, Roberts converted his own try. Wigan added a third on 10 minutes through Adam Rigby as D.Roberts converted again to make it 16-0.

Warrington got on the board after 15 minutes as Toby Carter went over, converting his own try. Wigan responded though with another four scores through Adam Rigby, Nathan Roberts, Jack Heggue and Declan Roberts, with two of the four converted to make it 36-6.

Warrington, not to be overshadowed by some early dominance by Wigan hit back again after 26 minutes as Stu Williams got a second for the Wolves, the effort was unconverted to make it 36-10.

Wigan turned on the style to see out the half though as they added seven further tries to the tally. Matt Wooloff, Jack Heggie and Phil Roberts all went over in the space of three minutes, as Declan Roberts converted all three.

That was before Heggie added another double, D.Roberts extended his try tally to a hat-trick and Phil Roberts also grabbed a second. Roberts was close to making it a sweep of another four conversion, however one bounced back off the posts. The rout saw Wigan in with a 76-10 lead at half time.

Wigan got the opening points of the first half as Matt Wooloff also grabbed his hat-trick try, which was converted by Dec Roberts for 82-10.

Warrington responded through Toby Carter on 44 minutes, but another missed conversion left the Wolves trailing by a big scoreline.

Wigan edged towards the century with another three tries in response. Mark Williams added his name to the list of scorers, meaning everyone in the team claimed a try on the day, before Nathan Roberts went in for two quick efforts to complete a hat-trick and make it 98-14.

Adam Rigby then crossed for a second effort, which was converted by Heggie before Chris Greenhalgh also got his brace, converted by Declan Roberts and it was 110-14.

Another four tries followed after the hour mark through Declan Roberts, Phil Roberts and a Chris Greenhalgh double with two of the scores converted and it was 136-14.

Despite the heavy scoreline, Warrington continued to try and get their hold on the game and Toby Carter registered his hat-trick try on 70 minutes, missing the conversion for 136-18.

Wigan closed out the game with an additional four tries as Mark Williams got his second of the day, Matt Wooloff and Phil Roberts both added a fourth apiece before Adam Rigby completed the rout with a spectacular try to complete his hat-trick and a 158-18 victory for the Warriors.

Wigan Warriors: Adam Rigby, Declan Roberts, Chris Greenhalgh, Nathan Roberts, Phil Roberts.

Interchange: Mark Williams, Matt Wooloff, Jack Heggie.

Tries: D.Roberts (4), Greenhalgh (4), Rigby (3), N.Roberts (3), Heggie (4), Wooloff (4), P.Roberts (4), Williams (2)

Goals: D.Roberts 17/22, Heggie 3/4

Warrington Wolves: Toby Carter, Nash Jennings, Kryan Holt, Emma Williams, Luke Harding.

Interchange: Paul Prince, Stu Williams, Ste Halsey.

Tries: Carter (3), Williams

Goals: Carter 1/4