U16s complete double over Wigan: Report and highlights

Emulating his left-sided colleague from the older group Sam Haynes, winger Daniel Walsh scored four tries in this second derby win for the Saints Scholarship over Wigan.

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After conceding an early try his first half hat-trick set the Saints on their way in this one-sided victory.

The hosts couldn’t compete with the power of props Noah Stephens and Alfie Sinclair down the middle. Both scored their first tries in the red vee powering over.

Further tries from Will Roberts, Ben Will, an acrobatic finish from Dayon Sambou and Walsh’s fourth completed the rout.

Five conversions from Roberts finished off an accomplished personal display. Again it was his partnership with Max McGucken which moved the Saints around the field and was at the heart of the win.

Wigan Team: Finlay Rogers; Bailey Williams, Reece Kearsley, George Hough, Joshua Clarke; Jack Farrimond, Billy Myers; Lewis Hough, Thomas Ratchford, Ryan Brown. Maddox Jeffery, Ashton Sice, Joseph Baldwin.

Interchanges: Daniel Frost, Taylor Kerr, Nathan Lowe, Jack Lightbown, Kalum Rathbone, Harry Smithers, Troy Richmond.

Tries: Joshua Clarke (4), Kalum Rathbone (22), Thomas Ratchford (70).

Goals: Billy Myers 1 from 3.

Saints Team: Harvey Braddish; Ben Will, Zac Marsden, Dayon Sambou, Daniel Walsh; Max McGucken, Will Roberts, Alfie Sinclair, Ciaran Nolan, Noah Stephens, Jonathon Vaughan, Connor Phoenix, Niall Dean.

Interchanges: Jacob Bloxham, Owen Dagnall, Samuel Oakes, Harry Robertson, Cole Marsh, Keane Elms.

Tries: Daniel Walsh (10,14,29 & 66), Noah Stephens (17), Will Roberts (36), Alfie Sinclair (40), Ben Will (50), Dayon Sambou (61).

Goals: Will Roberts 5 from 9.

HT: 8-22

FT: 14-46

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