Wigan Warriors dominate Castleford Tigers

A superb second half from Wigan Warriors took them to a victory against Castleford Tigers.

Wigan scored tries for fun last week but were made to struggle against a Castleford Tigers side battling for a first win of the season.

Mike Cooper looked to have scored early but the Tigers produced great defence to hold him up.

At the 20 minute mark, it was Wigan who defended consecutive sets against the Tigers as the game entered the second quarter still at 0-0.

As the game reached the half hour marker, Wigan turned things up a notch and started to increase the pressure.

That pressure nearly led to a try as Liam Marshall looked set to score but the official got in the way. Another set was given to the Warriors and as they lost Joe Wardle to a Head Injury Assessment it was a second chance for Liam Marshall, which with a lovely passing play saw the winger score making it 4-0 at the break.

After it took nearly the full 40 minutes to score in the first half it only took three in the second half for Ethan Havard to put them further ahead.

After that Smith nailed a penalty on the hooter to make it 6-0.

Bevan French kicked, it was fumbled by the Tigers and Havard was on hand to score. Smith then added another penalty and more points came for the Warriors in a lightning quick start to the second half with Marshall proving lightning quick with a 70 metre intercept,

Then as the game drew to a close Toby King scored weaving through a pair of defenders to make it 26-0.

It wouldn’t be a big Wigan win without a Jai Field try and it came late as Harry Smith teed him up.

Then Marshall wrapped up the win with a hat trick, just a week after he scored four, to make it 32-0.

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