19th September 2017, 17:18 | englandrl
Greg Eden scored one try on Sunday as Castleford Tigers put a big dent in Wigan Warriors’ top four hopes during a 38-20 win at the DW Stadium.
The winger has now scored 38 tries in the league this year, meaning he’s just two away from equalling the Super League record set by Denny Solomona last season.
Centre Michael Shenton was also on the scoresheet for Daryl Powell’s side, whilst Zak Hardaker got one try assist. Mike McMeeken and Paul McShane also featured as Castleford picked up their 25th win of the season.
Greg Eden is just three tries away from breaking the record for the number of tries scored in a Super League season ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/SZ82VB72Q9— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) September 19, 2017
England and Wigan captain Sean O’Loughlin was unavailable on Sunday with a calf injury, although he is expected to be back for this Saturday’s potentially crucial match against Wakefield Trinity.
George Williams got one try assist and kicked two goals, with fellow EPS members Liam Farrell, Joe Burgess and John Bateman featuring in the defeat.
Jonny Lomax, once again playing in the halves for St Helens since the arrival of Ben Barba, scored two tries as his side boosted their semi-final hopes with a 40-16 win over Huddersfield Giants on Friday.
Lomax, who also got one assist on Friday, has now scored four tries in his last four appearances.
Prop Alex Walmsley made another mammoth 183 metres, whilst James Roby, who won the St Helens 2017 Player of the Year award on Monday, made 31 tackles and got one try assist.
Centre Mark Percival scored his 15th try of the campaign, whilst Tommy Makinson made 121 metres.
Stevie Ward got one try assist and Kallum Watkins kicked six goals as Leeds Rhinos flattened Salford Red Devils 44-2.
Ryan Hall’s baron try spell continued – he’s scored just once in his last five Leeds appearances.
Scott Taylor made 124 metres as Hull FC secured a crucial 19-18 win over Wakefield Trinity on Thursday.
Full-back Stefan Ratchford scored a try as Warrington Wolves blew away Featherstone Rovers 68-0 in the Qualifiers on Sunday.
Kevin Brown, Mike Cooper, Chris Hill, Daryl Clark and Ben Currie were all in the starting XI for Tony Smith’s penultimate game in charge.