Super League round-up: Drinkwater on form, Marshall hat-trick, Hull KR hopes alive

There were four attendances over the 10,000-mark in Super League on the weekend.

Wigan Warriors bounced back from defeat last week with an impressive performance to ease past Leeds Rhinos with a 46-8 scoreline at the DW Stadium on Thursday night. Liam Marshall completed a hat-trick for the Warriors, while Liam Farrell picked up the man of the match award.

Super League leaders St Helens survived a second half comeback from Wakefield Trinity as they secured a 34-30 win at the Totally Wicked Stadium. Wales winger Regan Grace bagged a brace for Saints, while Danny Richardson scored a try and kicked five goals.

Warrington Wolves laid down a marker for their top four credentials by beating Salford Red Devils 30-14 at the Halliwell Jones Stadium. Tom Lineham, Toby King, Daryl Clark, Mike Cooper and Sitaleki Akauola scored Warrington’s tries, while Jack Littlejohn got two for Salford.

Hull Kingston Rovers kept their top-eight hopes alive with a dominant 37-10 win against Huddersfield Giants at the KCOM Craven Park. Adam Quinlan and Ryan Shaw both scored two tries each for Rovers.

Hull FC maintained their outside hopes of a Super League top-four place by edging past Widnes Vikings 31-24 at the KCOM Stadium on Friday night. Albert Kelly, Hakim Miloudi, Liam Harris, Carlos Tuimavave and Bureta Faraimo got on the scoresheet for FC, while Widnes youngster Owen Buckley scored on debut.

Catalans Dragons leap-frogged Huddersfield and Leeds in the table after beating Castleford Tigers 44-16 at the Stade Gilbert Brutus on Saturday. Josh Drinkwater scored a hat-trick of tries as well as kicking six goals in a man of the match performance.

Super League round 19 results:

Catalans Dragons 44-16 Castleford Tigers (10,236)

Hull FC 31-24 Widnes Vikings (10,420)

Hull Kingston Rovers 37-10 Huddersfield Giants (7,080)

St Helens 34-30 Wakefield Trinity (10,008)

Warrington Wolves 30-14 Salford Red Devils (9,171)

Wigan Warriors 46-8 Leeds Rhinos (10,645)

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