Wigan Warriors reserves roundup: John Winder's side continue unbeaten run with a win over Wakefield

Wigan Warriors reserves made it nine wins on the bounce with a 24-20 victory over Wakefield Trinity at the weekend.
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Toby Brannan went over for a brace, in what was a close game at the Be Well Support Stadium.

The home side had their numbers reduced in the early stages of the match, after Pat O’Donovan was shown a red card in only the second minute.

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Wigan went over three times before half time, with Jacob Smillie, Logan Astley and Brannan all scoring for John Winder’s side.

Wigan Warriors reserves overcame Wakefield (Credit: Darren Greenhalgh)Wigan Warriors reserves overcame Wakefield (Credit: Darren Greenhalgh)
Wigan Warriors reserves overcame Wakefield (Credit: Darren Greenhalgh)

Wakefield were also able to get one of their own, with the Warriors leading 18-6 at the break.

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Following the restart, Brannan claimed his second of the afternoon, in what would prove to be the deciding try.

Trinity made it a contest until the end, as they scored three back-to-back tries to close the gap with Wigan.

Ultimately, they fell just short as the game finished 24-20.

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