Challenge Cup: Wakefield win in thriller & Huddersfield pushed at Barrow

Challenge Cup

Wakefield produced another magical display at the Halliwell Jones Stadium to defeat Warrington 16-12 in the Challenge Cup.

Mason Lino impressed once again and was rewarded with the man of the match live on Premier Sports. 

Warrington opened the scoring through returning winger Connor Wrench on 10 minutes for a 6-0 lead. Full-back Josh Thewlis supported a break two minutes later to give his side a 12-0 advantage.

Wakefield hit back on 27 minutes through Lewis Murphy, scoring his first professional try. 

Kelepi Tanginoa was held back from a try-scoring opportunity in a controversial moment before half-time.

However, that only motivated Wakefield, who kept Warrington scoreless in the second half and crossing twice through Reece Lyne and Corey Hall to claim a 16-12 victory.

Huddersfield made to work in Cumbria

Ian Watson’s Huddersfield progressed to the next round following a hard-fought 30-16 victory over Barrow.

The Championship side went into the tie unbeaten in their 2022 campaign so far. However, the Super League side claimed the victory with a large crowd at the Matt Johnson Prestige Stadium.

Huddersfield scored through Luke Yates, Ricky Leutele, Sebastine Ikahihifo, Jack Ashworth and Innes Senior. 

Barrow’s Tee Ritson claimed the Our League man of the match award following his two-try performance. Captain Jarrad Stack also crossed for a try in the second half.

Sixth round results:

Wigan Warriors 20-0 Salford Red Devils (Fri)

Sheffield Eagles 12-58 Hull FC (Sat)

Whitehaven 4-46 St Helens (Sat)

Catalans Dragons 27-14 Featherstone Rovers (Sat)

Hull Kingston Rovers 24-18 Leigh Centurions (Sat)

Leeds Rhinos 16-40 Castleford Tigers (Sat)

Warrington Wolves 12-16 Wakefield Trinity (Sun)

Barrow Raiders 16-30 Huddersfield Giants (Sun)

Challenge Cup quarter-finals draw:

Wakefield Trinity v Wigan Warriors

Hull Kingston Rovers v Castleford Tigers

Huddersfield Giants v Hull FC

Catalans Dragons v St Helens

The Challenge Cup ties will be played on the weekend of April 8-10.

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About Josh McAllister 1307 Articles
Journalist. Joined the Love Rugby League team full time at the start of 2022 having been a freelance reporter for several years. Previously media manager for Swinton and Rochdale.

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