Wakefield Trinity 30-4 Widnes Vikings

Wakefield Trinity 30-4 Widnes Vikings


Wakefield picked up their third consecutive win as they proved too strong for Widnes at the Beaumont Legal Stadium.

Winger Tom Johnstone produced a sparkling display and was involved in nearly everything Trinity did well in what turned out to be a routine win against the Vikings.

It took just two minutes for the first try to be scored as Liam Finn assisted Bill Tupou who got the ball down from close range.

The home side kept their momentum going and extended their lead after 15 minutes as wonderful hands from Liam Finn and Scott Grix put Johnstone in for Trinity’s second try.

Denis Betts’ side hit back though, Corey Thompson taking Tom Gilmore’s kick to score in the corner.

But Wakefield had the last laugh of the half as Johnstone turned provider for Dean Hadley to go over.

With no conversions from either team, the home side went in with a 12-4 advantage.

The first half was closely contested, but the second belonged to Chris Chester’s side as they posted three quick tries in a 12-minute period.

Johnstone picked up where he left off in the first half by making a devastating break out wide before finding Scott Grix to go over.

This opened the floodgates as David Fifita offloaded superbly for Dean Hadley to get his second try before prop-forward Craig Huby went crashing over under the sticks to seal the win.

Widnes managed to stem the tide in the final quarter but it was a solid performance from Wakefield who registered their third consecutive win.

Wakefield Trinity

# Player Position Tries Goals Drop Goals Yellow Red Star Man
1Scott GrixFull Back000000
2Tom JohnstoneWing200001
3Bill TupouCentre100000
5Ben Jones-BishopWing000000
7Liam FinnScrum Half030000
9Kyle Wood 6Hooker000000
10Mitch Allgood 17Prop000000
11Matty Ashurst 32Second Row000000
12Danny KirmondSecond Row000000
14Sam WilliamsStand Off000000
16Tinirau AronaLoose Forward000000
18Joe ArundelCentre000000
20David Fifita 23Prop000000
6Jacob Miller 9Interchange000000
17Craig Huby 10Interchange100000
23Keegan Hirst 20Interchange000000
32Dean Hadley 11Interchange200000
 Total 630001

Widnes Vikings

# Player Position Tries Goals Drop Goals Yellow Red Star Man
1Rhys HanburyFull Back000000
2Corey ThompsonWing100000
3Chris BridgeCentre000000
4Charly RuncimanCentre000000
7Tom GilmoreScrum Half000000
11Chris HoustonLoose Forward000000
12Matt Whitley 22Second Row000000
15Gil Dudson 20Prop000000
23James Chapelhow 16Prop000000
25Tom OlbisonSecond Row000000
26Tom ArmstrongWing000000
31Jordan JohnstoneHooker000000
32Danny Craven 6Stand Off000000
6Joe Mellor 32Interchange000000
16Alex Gerrard 23Interchange000000
20Manase Manuokafoa 15Interchange000000
22Ted Chapelhow 12Interchange000000
 Total 100000

Match Details

Date Time League Season Match Day
April 7, 2017 8:00 pm Super League 2017 Friday


Team1st half2nd halfFinal score
Wakefield Trinity121830
Widnes Vikings404