13th May 2019, 13:45 | englandrl

England Watch | Coral Challenge Cup

England Watch | Coral Challenge Cup

Warrington Wolves hooker Daryl Clark was instrumental in their Coral Challenge Cup victory over Wigan Warriors on Sunday afternoon scoring a try and being named as the Our League Man of the Match. 

Clark also made a huge 162 metres which was topped only by fellow England international Josh Charnley who totalled 172. The hooker also made more tackles than any other Warrington man with 36. 

Stefan Ratchford came away with a 100% goal-kicking record with five successful conversions, with his 68th minute penalty goal eventually being the difference between the sides.  

England second-rower Jack Hughes also found himself on the scoresheet for the Wire while also making 32 tackles. Fellow England and Warrington back-rower Ben Currie was one behind with 31. Chris Hill made 117 metres from his 14 carries at the Halliwell Jones Stadium. 

Wigan’s Joe Greenwood was solid in defence racking up 36 defensive efforts albeit in defeat. Fellow forward Sean O’Loughlin put in an impressive display assisting two Wigan tries as well making 27 tackles. Meanwhile, England centre Oliver Gildart was strong in attack as he made 125 metres from his 16 carries. George Williams made 20 tackles but couldn’t quite lead the Warriors to victory.  

Jake Connor crossed for Hull FC in their 28-12 victory over Castleford Tigers on Friday night on way to being voted as the Our League Man of the Match. Scott Taylor made 98 metres from 12 carries whilst also making 32 tackles.

Liam Watts was once more a standout performer for Castleford against his old club being the only Castleford forward to make over 100 metres. Adam Milner and Jake Trueman also featured. 

St Helens winger Tommy Makinson scored in their narrow 16-22 win over Huddersfield Giants on Sunday evening as well as being voted as the Our League Man of the Match. Makinson also made a staggering 203 metres, averaging over ten metres per carry and earned a try-assist.  

Alex Walmsley made a mammoth 177 metres against the Giants in addition to 23 tackles. Jonny Lomax fell just short of 100 metres but was central to Saints’ attack in the halves. James Roby made 24 tackles, forced three tackle busts and executed 96 passes in another consistent display.

Wakefield Trinity overcame Widnes Vikings on Friday evening with Reece Lyne helping them on route to the quarter finals with 107 metres from 14 carries. Kallum Watkins played in the back-row for Leeds in their defeat to Bradford Bulls making 45 tackles; more than any other Leeds player.