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Wigan Warriors Dominate Catalans Dragons to Claim Second Spot in Super League

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Wigan Warriors (6) 30 vs. Catalans Dragons (8) 8

Wigan Warriors delivered a stunning second-half performance to secure a commanding victory over Catalans Dragons at the DW Stadium. After a tight first half, the hosts mounted an impressive comeback to claim victory and leapfrog their opponents in the Super League table.

The match began with both teams exchanging blows, but it was Catalans Dragons who initially took the lead with a try from Julian Bousquet and a penalty goal from Arthur Mourgue. However, Wigan responded strongly with a try from Luke Thompson to keep the game within reach at halftime.

The second half saw a remarkable turnaround as Wigan Warriors seized control of the game. Harry Smith’s exceptional kick-and-chase effort gave them the lead for the first time, followed by Adam Keighran’s try to extend their advantage. Liam Farrell then reached a significant milestone by scoring his 150th career try, further solidifying Wigan’s dominance.

As the final minutes ticked away, Abbas Miski sealed the victory for Wigan with a breakaway try, capping off a memorable performance for the home side.

With this impressive win, Wigan Warriors move level on points with league leaders St Helens, signaling their intent to challenge for the Super League title. Meanwhile, Catalans Dragons will be eager to bounce back from this defeat and reignite their campaign in the coming matches.

Stay tuned for more thrilling Super League action as the season unfolds, with Wigan Warriors poised to continue their pursuit of glory on the rugby field.

Credit: BBC Sport

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