Warrington 14-18 Wigan: Late Liam Farrell try wins it for Warriors

A late try from Liam Farrell snatched an 18-14 victory for Wigan against rivals Warrington.

Wigan were dealt a blow in the opening minutes as Willie Isa was sin-binned for a professional foul on Jake Mamo.

Warrington opened the scoring through Matty Ashton scoring a penalty try in the 13th minute, with Stefan Ratchford converting.

Chris Hill extended Warrington’s lead midway through the first half but Wigan soon hit back through back-rower Joe Greenwood. The Wolves were 12-6 to the good at half-time.

Zak Hardaker darted over the line for Wigan shortly after the second half restart to level the score.

A penalty goal from Ratchford edged Warrington into a 14-12 lead after 50 minutes.

The game went right down to the wire but a late try from Farrell sealed the two points for Adrian Lam’s outfit.

Warrington: Ratchford; Mamo, Gelling, King, Charnley; Austin, Widdop; Hill, D Clark, Cooper, Currie, Hughes, J Clark. Subs: Philbin, Davis, Robson, Ashton.

Tries: Ashton, Hill Goals: Ratchford 3/3

Wigan: French; Manfredi, Isa, Hardaker, Bibby; Leuluai, Hastings; Bullock, Powell, Partington, Greenwood, Farrell, O’Loughlin. Subs: Smithies, Smith, Singleton, Joe Shorrocks.

Tries: Greenwood, Hardaker, Farrell Goals: Hardaker 3/3

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