Wigan Warriors Line up

1Zak Hardaker
2Tom Davies
3Dan Sarginson
4Oliver Gildart
5Liam Marshall
6George Williams
7Thomas Leuluai
8Ben Flower
9Sam Powell
10Romain Navarrete
11Liam Farrell
12Joe Greenwood
13Sean O'Loughlin
14Willie Isa
15Gabriel Hamlin
16Tony Clubb
17Joe Bullock

Last updated 13 Sep 19 21:29:32

80'
FT

That’s it folks a well deserved win kicks off 2019 for the Saints in style! Bitterly cold night but a great result in front of a big crowd… #saintsandproud

80'
FT

That’s it folks a well deserved win kicks off 2019 for the Saints in style! Bitterly cold night but a great result in front of a big crowd… #saintsandproud

78'

2 mins to go… 22-12 to Saints

76'

Wigan knock-on in the Saints 20!

75'

Wigan have just 5 mins to try to force themselves back into the game

74'
Goal
Mark Percival for Saints

Saints 22-12 up

74'
Try
James Roby for Saints

James Roby barges over for a crucial try!

73'

Saints score!!!

72'

Wigan knock-on right on Saints’ line! Saints have it back…

70'

Saints cough up the ball on half way after a misplaced pass

69'

Marshall almost breaks through the line for Wigan!

68'

Tense here as Saints drive the ball from their own 20

64'

Coote again the man in the right place as he snaffles the short kick from O’Loughlin

61'

Wigan come up with the ball on their own line after Taia tries to offload

60'

16-12 to Saints

58'

Ferocious defence from Saints means Wigan only get 20m in the set and have to kick

57'

Turnover on Wigan’s line means they have to take it out from their own 1m line!

55'

Hardaker safe under Coote’s high ball but he’s hurt after he carries the ball back in…

53'

Forward pass from Paulo gives Wigan the scrum on their own 30

51'

Goal missed, 16-12 to Saints

50'
Try
Regan Grace for Saints

Video ref decision as Grace flies over in the corner from some slick passing by Lomax and Percival

50'

Ball hits the post pad again from a short kick and ends up dead, as Saints pressure Wigan relentlessly

49'

Sarginson knocks-on on his own 30!

45'

Wigan kick on the last is too strong and it glides into touch

43'

Penalty to Saints on half-way

41'

And we are off in the second half…

40'
HT

12-12 at Half time here at the Totally Wicked Stadium

37'
Goal
Zak Hardaker for Wigan Warriors

12-12 with three mins to half-time

37'
Try
Liam Marshall for Wigan Warriors

Liam Marshall runs 80m after intercepting a pass as Saints drove to the Wigan line

35'

Great work from Regan Grace forces a Wigan drop-out

33'

LMS and Paulo on for Saints now

32'

Incredible grab from Coote as the ball hits the Saints post pad from a Wigan grubber

30'

Wigan on the attack again from the kick-off but the ball ends up dead in-goal

28'
Goal
Zak Hardaker for Wigan Warriors

12-6 to Saints

28'
Try
Ben Flower for Wigan Warriors

But it’s not enough to prevent Wigan barging over from short range after the play is brought back

27'

Solid defence again from Saints as Coote scoops up the short Wigan kick

25'

Wigan bundle over from close range but it’s ruled a forward pass!

23'

Still 12-0 Saints

23'

Grace with a magnificent break almost gives Tommy Mak a diving finish but he’s agonisingly short!

22'

Matty Lees joins the action for Saints

21'

Saints hold-out with some resolute defence on their own line

20'

Saints backed up onto their own line now as Wigan push for a reply

19'

Saints held out on the Wigan line, they then get the penalty to ease the pressure

18'

Knock-on by Wigan gives Saints the advantage as they go on the attack again!

16'
Goal
Mark Percival for Saints

12-0 to Saints

15'
Try
Jonny Lomax for Saints

Jonny Lomax flies under the sticks after a brilliant break and pass inside from Dom Peyroux

14'

Coote carries the ball out of the Saints 10

13'

Saints have it inside their own 20

11'

Percival makes a cracking half break as Saints go over half way

10'

Solid defence keeps the warriors at bay

9'

Grace knocks on a high kick, Wigan have it in the Saints 20

8'

Saints knock-on near the Wigan line but the replay look like a ball steal

7'

Saints on the attack in the Wigan half…

6'

Saints have the ball in midfield after taking an early lead, Wigan penalised

2'
Goal
Mark Percival for Saints
2'
Try
Kevin Naiqama for Saints
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Kick Off

We are almost ready to kick-off!