Widnes Vikings 26-6 Catalans Dragons

Widnes Vikings 26-6 Catalans Dragons


Denis Betts’ Widnes are now just four points behind today’s opponents and eighth-placed Catalans after a commanding win over the French outfit.

It could be a costly defeat for the Dragons who are now clinging onto their place in the top eight with Huddersfield just one point behind them and with a game in hand.

It was a tight first half with both teams wasting good opportunities but the first points came from the visitors when Luke Walsh sent Sam Moa crashing over.

The hosts were soon level though when Jack Buchanan Powered over and the Vikings hit the front on the 25-minute mark as the ball was spread left, allowing Rhys Hanbury to take a fine offload from Charly Runciman to score.

Hanbury converted his score to make it 12-6 which is how it stayed until half-time.

The second period saw Widnes take control of the game, Corey Thompson grabbing his team’s third four-pointer after great work from Rangi Chase, Hanbury and Runciman.

Thompson then notched a penalty goal to make it 20-6 before Buchanan replicated his first half heroics close to the line to secure victory, Thompson again converted to make the final score 26-6.

Widnes Vikings

# Player Position Tries Goals Drop Goals Yellow Red Star Man
1Rhys HanburyFull Back120001
2Corey ThompsonWing130000
3Chris BridgeCentre000000
4Charly RuncimanCentre000000
10Jack Buchanan 20Prop100000
11Chris HoustonSecond Row000000
12Matt WhitleySecond Row000000
13Hep Cahill 25Loose Forward000000
15Gil Dudson 23Prop100000
28Ryan InceWing000000
31Jordan JohnstoneScrum Half000000
33Aaron Heremaia 35Hooker000000
40Rangi ChaseStand Off000000
20Manase Manuokafoa 10Interchange000000
23James Chapelhow 15Interchange000000
25Tom Olbison 13Interchange000000
35Danny Walker 33Interchange000000
 Total 450001

Catalans Dragons

# Player Position Tries Goals Drop Goals Yellow Red Star Man
1Tony GigotFull Back000000
3Krisnan InuCentre000000
5Fouad YahaWing000000
6Luke WalshStand Off010000
7Richie MylerScrum Half000000
8Sam Moa 19Prop100000
9Paul Aiton 23Hooker000000
10Remi Casty 24Prop000000
13Greg BirdLoose Forward000000
18Vincent DuportCentre000000
21Iain ThornleyCentre000000
28Jordan Dezaria 25Second Row000000
30Arthur RomanoCentre000000
19Mickael Simon 8Interchange000000
23Alrix Da Costa 9Interchange000000
24Paul Seguier 10Interchange000000
25Thibaut Margalet 28Interchange000000
 Total 110000

Match Details

Date Time League Season Match Day
June 4, 2017 3:00 pm Super League 2017 Sunday


Team1st half2nd halfFinal score
Widnes Vikings121426
Catalans Dragons606