Magic Weekend provided us with a number of interesting results.
League leaders St Helens were made to work by Widnes as they won the first Super League match of Magic Weekend 38-18 in the first Super League at Magic Weekend.
Wigan put in a professional performance to end Warrington’s ten-game winning streak with a 38-10 victory and keep pressure on league leaders St Helens.
Castleford provided a timely reminder of their credentials as they thrashed Leeds 38-10 to round off day one of the Magic Weekend at St James’ Park. There were 38,881 people in attendance.
Jodie Broughton scored a 13-minute hat-trick to help Catalans move off the foot of the Super League table with a 26-12 win over Salford. The win is massive for the Dragons.
Huddersfield beat Wakefield for the second time in as many weeks in a pulsating clash at St James’ Park. The Giants ran-out 25-22 winners and Danny Brough played a key role for Huddersfield. The Giants were within a point within Super League’s top-eight.
Hull FC won the bragging rights with a 34-22 victory over rivals Hull KR in the final game of Magic Weekend. Jake Connor played a starring role for FC and may just have caught the eye of England coach Wayne Bennett.
St Helens remain at the top of the Super League table, while Wigan are in second. It is all getting very tight at the bottom, with just four points separating bottom-placed Hull KR and eighth-placed Salford Red Devils.
Super League Round 15 results:
Widnes Vikings 18-38 St Helens
Wigan Warriors 38-10 Warrington Wolves
Castleford Tigers 38-10 Leeds Rhinos
Salford Red Devils 12-26 Catalans Dragons
Wakefield Trinity 22-25 Huddersfield Giants
Hull KR 22-34 Hull FC