U19s finish with a victory

U19s finish with a victory

  • Match report as Wigan Warriors U19s beat London Broncos U19s at Robin Park Arena.

  • Shane Eccles’ side scored nine second half tries to finish the regular Super League Academy season with a victory.

  • The Warriors had to come from behind after heading into the break trailing 12-6.

Wigan Warriors U19s came from behind to beat London Broncos 56-16 at Robin Park Arena.

Shane Eccles’ side put in a huge second half performance to finish the regular Betfred Super League Academy season with a victory.

After finishing top of the tree, the Warriors will now turn their attention to the playoffs and the Grand Final.

Despite the eventual big victory over Broncos, Wigan needed to show determination to come away with the two points, after heading into the break 12-6 down.

James McDonnell scored the only try for the home side in a frustrating opening 40 minutes.

Things completely turned on its head in the second half, as the Warriors demonstrated the try scoring form they’ve produced throughout the year.

Umyla Hanley, Ben Holcroft and Amir Bourouh all scored two each,

Meanwhile Cian Tyrer, Nathan Wilde and Ben O’Keefe also added their names to the scoresheet in the second half, as Wigan strolled to victory.

Although London did add another try of their own after the break, it did not dampen a successful afternoon for the U19s.

Wigan Warriors U19s: Umyla Hanley, Cian Tyrer, Sam Halsall, Max Roberts, Ben Holcroft, Jake Sculthorpe, Joe Riley, Ethan Havard, Amir Bourouh, Nathan Wilde, James McDonnell, Harry Rushton, Joe Shorrocks.

Interchange: Aiden Roden, Oscar Stone, Ben O’Keefe, Jack Bibby.

Tries: Hanley (2), Tyrer, Ben Holcroft (2), Bourouh (2), James McDonnell, Nathan Wilde, Ben O’keefe.

Conversions: Hanley (8/10)

Credit: Darren Greenhalgh

Match action

Credit: Darren Greenhalgh

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