Warriors win League Leaders Shield

Shaun Wane clinched his first piece of silverware as Wigan coach as his side claimed a 42-36 comeback victory over Hull KR, who made them fight all the way for the points.

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Pat Richards, Wigan Warriors

Late tries from Pat Richards and Josh Charnley broke the hearts of the home side as the Warriors secured the League Leaders Shield with the victory.

Brett Finch, Darrell Goulding, Gareth Hock, George Carmont and Liam Farrell also crossed over for the away side in addition to Richards' first try and his five conversions.

Lincoln Withers scored a brace with additional tries from Craig Hall, Ben Galea, Jake Webster and David Hodgson for Rovers as Michael Dobson added the extras.

Meanwhile, Joel Monaghan scored a hat-trick as Warrington served up a 10-try show to prove there was no hangover from their Wembley celebrations as they recorded a 54-6 victory over Huddersfield at the Halliwell Jones Stadium.

Brett Hodgson followed up his man-of-the-match performance in the Challenge Cup final win over Leeds with another impressive display against his old club as he was on target with seven goals and a try.

Chris Bridge, Stefan Ratchford, Richie Myler, Rhys Williams, Ryan Atkins and Chris Hill also crossed over for the home side, while Scott Grix converted his own first-half try to avoid a whitewash.

Ryan Hudson, Nick Youngquest and Stuart Jones all scored tries on their farewell home appearances for Castleford but it was not enough to prevent their team going down to a 46-26 defeat to Catalan Dragons.

Tigers captain Danny Orr, another man playing his last match at the Probiz Coliseum as he edges closer to retirement, also got on the scoresheet with three goals but the Dragons were in no mood for sentiment as they cruised to victory.

Full-back Clint Greenshields and winger Damien Blanch both scored hat-tricks as the French side secured their first away win for two months to reclaim fourth place in the table, while the Tigers are in serious danger of collecting the wooden spoon in coach Ian Millward's first season.

And in the later kick-off, Wakefield were victorious over Widnes by 22-18.

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