BLAKE Green returned to haunt former club Hull KR with a stunning hat-trick in an incredible victory. The Warriors ripped the Robins to shreds, racing in 15 tries in total to remain on top of the Super League ladder.
And leading the way was stand-off Green, who scored two tries in a one-sided opening half and secured his hat-trick soon after the restart.
The win came just three days after a derby victory against St Helens.
Hull KR had also tasted a derby victory last Friday, overcoming city rivals Hull FC 23-10. But they were missing a clutch of key players from that game – and ruthless Wigan made them pay the price.
Josh Charnley set the ball rolling with his 11th try of the season, before hobbling off with an injury.
And the visitors – captained by Sam Tomkins in Sean O’Loughlin’s absence – were soon 20-0 up as Green, Iain Thornley and Pat Richards crossed.
Jack Hughes and Green added tries before Greg Eden pulled one back after the break.
But Wigan soon resumed normal service, with Green, Matty Smith and Chris Tuson grabbing tries which swelled their advantage to 48-6.
Any fight the Robins had soon disappeared, as the Warriors piled on the agony with further tries from Smith, Sam Powell, Liam Farrell, Tuson and Tomkins.