London Broncos 6 Wigan 44

Sam Tomkins
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SAM Tomkins’ love affair with the Twickenham Stoop continued as he roared over for four tries to help Wigan to a storming win over London Broncos.

The Warriors ace made his Super League debut on the ground and also played his first game at full-back at London’s home two years ago.

And on a glorious Saturday afternoon he recorded 28-points including a four try haul for the Super League leaders.

He opened the scoring in the third minute to record his 100th try for the club.

And he grabbed a second before the break to make it 16-0 to Wigan, sandwiching a touchdown by winger Josh Charnley following a stunning offload from Darrell Goulding.

London - four points adrift at the bottom of the ladder following Widnes’ shock win at Salford the previous night – were playing their first match under new boss Tony Rea.

But they had no match to Wigan’s class as they took out the frustrations of being dumped out of the Challenge Cup by Leeds last week.

Shaun Wane welcomed Matty Smith back into the squad. He started his first game at scrum-half, allowing Sean O’Loughlin to revert to his natural loose forward position. And those switches really took effect as the Warriors cut loose in the second-half with some slick play with saw Smith, Iain Thornley and Brett Finch all register tries, in addition to Tomkins’ further two tries.

His fourth try was a stunning solo effort in which he chipped make-shift full-back Michael Robertson, who managed a second-half consolation for the Broncos after losing Dan Sarginson to injury.