Round five of Super League provided us with a couple of surprise results.
Warrington Wolves ended Castleford Tigers’ 100% start to the season with a 24-10 win at the Halliwell Jones Stadium.
Jake Mamo scored twice on his first start for the Wolves, while Jack Hughes and Ben Murdoch-Masila also went over for Steve Price’s side.
Huddersfield Giants beat Wigan Warriors 14-6 to claim their first win of the 2019 campaign.
Kruise Leeming and Joe Wardle scored for Simon Woolford’s outfit. Adrian Lam’s Wigan side have now lost four games in a row.
Hull FC earned their first victory at the KCOM Stadium since last June as they eased past Leeds Rhinos 34-10.
Ratu Naulago, Masi Matongo, Marc Sneyd, Jamie Shaul, Albert Kelly and Dean Hadley crossed the whitewash for Lee Radford’s Black and Whites.
St Helens maintained their unbeaten start to the season as they comfortably beat London Broncos 26-0 to return to the top of the Super League table.
Justin Holbrook’s side scored tries through Dom Peyroux, Theo Fages, Regan Grace, Kevin Naiqama and Lachlan Coote.
Salford Red Devils climbed up to fourth place in the table after an impressive 46-0 win over Catalans Dragons in Perpignan.
Joey Lussick, George Griffin (2), Jake Bibby (2), Jackson Hastings, Niall Evalds and Ken Sio scored for Ian Watson’s Red Devils.
Hull Kingston Rovers grinded out a 10-6 victory against Wakefield Trinity at the Mobile Rocket Stadium.
The only try of the match came in the 72nd minute through veteran Danny McGuire, who was sin-binned in the first half. Rovers were dealt a blow though when key forward James Greenwood suffered a suspected ACL injury.
Super League round five results:
Catalans Dragons 0-46 Salford Red Devils (8,021)
Hull FC 34-10 Leeds Rhinos (12,208)
St Helens 26-0 London Broncos (9,090)
Wakefield Trinity 6-10 Hull Kingston Rovers (5,559)
Warrington Wolves 24-10 Castleford Tigers (9,231)
Wigan Warriors 6-14 Huddersfield Giants (10,114)