Widnes Vikings 10-46 Salford Red Devils

Widnes Vikings 10-46 Salford Red Devils

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Salford backed up last week’s win over Castleford by demolishing Widnes 46-10 at the Select Security Stadium.

The result was never in doubt for Ian Watson’s side who did the damage in the first-half, scoring 30 unanswered points against the hapless Vikings, who are still without a win.

Salford opened a 10-point lead in the first quarter as fantastic handling allowed Lama Tasi to touch down, before Greg Johnson used his pace to score in the corner.

The floodgates well and truly opened when George Griffin and Ben Murdoch-Masila crossed to make it 20-0 after the half hour mark.

Two more tries before half-time from Kris Welham and Justin Carney gave the Red Devils a 30-0 lead at the break, the gap between the two sides very evident after the first 40 minutes.

After a first half to forget, the Vikings came out and gave their fans something to cheer as a great looping cut-out pass from Chris Bridge allowed Corey Thompson to run in unopposed.

Their joy was short lived though as Salford restored normal service with debutant Todd Carney throwing a long ball to Junior Sa’u, he raced clear before putting Michael Dobson over.

After a 10-minute period with no points, the Red Devils scored two quick-fire tries with Robert Lui dummying his way over, before Gareth O’Brien added his name to the score sheet.

Despite Salford’s dominance, the Vikings would score the final points of the game as a kick over the top bounced awkwardly for O’Brien and Thompson kicked into Rhys Hanbury for the try.

Widnes Vikings

# Player Position Tries Goals Drop Goals Yellow Red Star Man
1Rhys HanburyFull Back100000
2Corey ThompsonWing100000
4Charly RuncimanCentre000000
10Jack Buchanan 23Prop000000
11Chris HoustonSecond Row000000
12Matt Whitley 19Second Row000000
15Gil Dudson 22Prop000000
17Stefan MarshCentre000000
25Tom Olbison 3Second Row000000
26Tom ArmstrongCentre000000
31Jordan JohnstoneScrum Half000000
32Danny CravenFull Back000000
33Aaron HeremaiaHooker000000
3Chris Bridge 25Interchange010000
19Macgraff Leuluai 12Interchange000000
22Ted Chapelhow 15Interchange000000
23James Chapelhow 10Interchange000000
 Total 210000

Salford Red Devils

# Player Position Tries Goals Drop Goals Yellow Red Star Man
1Gareth O’BrienFull Back120000
2Justin CarneyWing100000
4Junior Sa’uCentre000000
6Robert LuiStand Off100000
7Michael DobsonScrum Half130001
9Logan Tomkins 29Hooker000000
10George GriffinProp100000
11Ben Murdoch-MasilaSecond Row100000
13Mark Flanagan 20Loose Forward000000
14Lama Tasi 8Prop100000
17Adam Walne 16Prop000000
21Greg JohnsonWing100000
22Kris WelhamCentre100000
8Craig Kopczak 14Interchange000000
16Olsi Krasniqi 17Interchange000000
20Kriss Brining 13Interchange000000
29Todd Carney 9Interchange000000
 Total 950001

Match Details

Date Time League Season Match Day
March 24, 2017 8:00 pm Super League 2017 Friday

Results

Team1st half2nd halfFinal score
Widnes Vikings01010
Salford Red Devils301646