Wane seeks improvement despite Grand Final spot

Shaun Wane and Sam Tomkins
Shaun Wane and Sam Tomkins
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DESPITE guiding Wigan Warriors to their second final this season, Shaun Wane wants to see an improved performance in next Saturday’s Grand Final against Warrington.

Warriors scored 16 second-half points after a nervy but classic first 40 produced a 6-0 lead for the home side.

But with a 17-17 draw and 22-12 loss to Warrington already this season, Wane is focused on the threat Tony Smith’s men pose to a dream farewell for Sam Tomkins, Pat Richards, Lee Mossop and Chris Tuson.

“I don’t think we were at our best tonight but we did enough to win the game. I don’t think the week off did us any good last week. We were a little bit underdone,” he said.

“Warrington are a very good team. The main spine of the team are fantastic players who can change games.”

“It doesn’t come any bigger than Warrington in a Grand Final.”

Wigan lost to Leeds at final hurdle before Old Trafford last season, despite topping the league table for a second time in three years.

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