21st August 2018, 15:44 | womens_rugby_league

Wigan on the Rise

Wigan on the Rise

Women's Rugby League round-up.

Women's Super League

St Helens 10-14 Wigan Warriors

Wigan Warriors completed the league double over fierce rivals St Helens, away at Crusader Park on Sunday, moving them up to second place in the league.

Wigan led 10-8 at half time, with, with tries from Alison Burrows and Amanda Sibbald and conversion from Michelle Davis - Saints' points came through four-pointers from Alex Simpson and Jade Ward.


Following the interval, Saints were offered the chance to make it all level with a penalty goal, successfully taken by Faye Gaskin.

However, this wasn't enough for Saints to secure a comeback, as Rachel Thompson's late try secured the points for the Warriors.

An impressive 14-10 away win which keeps their hopes of finishing top of Super League alive.

York City Knights 8-38 Bradford Bulls

York City Knights were beaten 38-8 by Bradford Bulls at Haxby Road on Sunday, meaning they remain bottom of the table.

The game was in the balance at half time, with the Bulls leading 8-4.


But the Bulls were dominant thereafter, scoring 30 points, while York managed a solitary try in response.

The Knights are still winless in the 2018 Super League season, while Bradford remain in the hunt for a play-off place.

Women's Super League Table | 19/08/18

Bradford Bulls kept their play-off hopes alive with a win

#roadtothefinal

With three games left, it's all to play for in the #roadtothefinal.

Sunday, September 9, sees the next round of Super League games as Wigan Warriors face Castleford Tigers, while Leeds Rhinos face league leaders St Helens.

And Featherstone Rovers take on York City Knights in a battle at the bottom of the table.

Elsewhere...

Meanwhile, in the Championship, Widnes Vikings lost at home to Oulton Raiders, 16-28, while Hull FC claimed a 29-12 win at Barrow.

And it was a home success for Leigh Miners Rangers, who overcame Wakefield Trinity 16-8.