Wigan certainly enjoyed their trip to Scotland and Murrayfield more than St Helens, as they took apart a lack lustre Saints in the sunshine of the Magic Weekend. Leading 24 6 at half-time thanks to scores by Sean O’Loughlin, Pat Richards, Gareth Hock and Joel Tomkins against one from Sean Long. The second period and Saints misery continued as Wigan added scores through a Richards goal and then Leuluai try Richards got his second try of the afternoon and with his kicking notched up 22 points for the match. Final score:
Wigan 38-18 St Helens
Tries: O’Loughlin, Richards 2, Hock, Tomkins, Leuluai Goals: Richards 7
Tries: Long, Pryce, Wellens Goals: Eastmond, Long 2
Wigan: Phelps, Roberts, Gleeson, Carmont, Richards, Smith, Leuluai, Fielden, McIlorum, Coley, Hock, Bailey, O’Loughlin.
Replacements: Paleaaesina, J. Tomkins, Prescott, S. Tomkins.
St Helens: Wellens, Gardner, Gidley, Gilmour, Meli, Pryce, Long, Graham, Cunningham, Puletua, Ashurst, Flannery, Clough.
Replacements: Fa’asavalu, Hargreaves, Roby, Eastmond.
Referee: S Ganson (St Helens)