Wakfield go down to rampant Saints

Wakefield held a minutes silence for Leon walker who’s funeral will be held on the 2 April in Leeds, prior to the kick-off against Saints and the sombre mood continued into the game. Although Wakefield scored first and had tries through Steve Snitch and Aaron Murphy, James Graham and Gareth Wheeler put Saints ahead and they went in to half-time at 12-22. The second period and Saints extended their lead through Leon Pryce, Matt Gidley, Tony Puletua and Ade Gardner all Wildcats had was a consolation try by Ryan Atkins. Giving us the final score of:

Wakefield 18-42 St Helens

Scorers

Wakefield
Tries: Snitch, Murphy, Atkins Goals: Brough 3

St Helens
Tries: Graham, Wheeler, Gidley, Pryce 3, Puletua, Gardner Goals: Wheeler 3, Gidley 2

Teams

Wakefield: Blaymire, Blanch, Gleeson, Atkins, Murphy, Grix, Brough, Wilkes, Leo-Latu, Pitts, Snitch, Ferguson, Demetriou.
Replacements: Bibb for Wilkes (26), Henderson for Pitts (28), Sculthorpe for Snitch (32). Substitutes: Obst.

St Helens: Lomax, Gardner, Gidley, Gilmour, Meli, Wheeler, Pryce, Graham, Cunningham, Hargreaves, Wilkin, Flannery, Clough.
Replacements: Fa’asavalu for Graham (30), Ashurst for Cunningham (32), Cayless for Hargreaves (20), Puletua for Clough (24).

Att: 6,038

Ref: T Alibert (Toulouse).