Wigan Warriors Women's Vicky Molyneux says the Headingley double-header is something she'll remember for the rest of her life
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Molyneux is pleased to see the direction the sport is heading in.
She said: “It’s just shows how much traction the women’s game is getting. It’s the first time I have experienced a league game being televised as part of a double-header at a fantastic stadium.
"You could see the ground filling up, and I know a lot of them will be here for the men’s game, but a lot came at five o’clock when we were warming up.
"Wigan fans were already here, with a lot of them not being family members, so it’s good that they’ve taken that extra effort to support us.”
Despite the Warriors being defeated 64-6 by the Rhinos, Molyneux believes they only need to take a few small steps to be able to compete.
"The defeat hurts a lot,” she added.
"It’s not a nice scoreline to take at all, but what an opportunity and one we will all remember for the rest of our lives.
"As a team, we need some really simple fixes.
“We’ve got a young inexperienced side, and a few girls coming from union, so it’s about having that little bit more game management because we are turning the ball over in cheap areas with that lack of patience.
“Those easy fixes will allow us to compete at the top level.”