Warriors begin new era with win at Hull KR

Jake Bibby and Liam Marshall both crossed twice for Wigan as they opened the 2022 Betfred Super League season with a win at Sewell Group Craven Park; the returning Jai Field also got over for the visitors, with Mikey Lewis and Matt Parcell grabbing Hull KR’s tries

Last Updated: 11/02/22 9:53pm

Liam Marshall finishes for his second try in Wigan's win over Hull KR Liam Marshall finishes for his second try in Wigan's win over Hull KR

Liam Marshall finishes for his second try in Wigan’s win over Hull KR

Two tries apiece from Jake Bibby and Liam Marshall helped Wigan Warriors get the Matt Peet era underway with a 24-10 win away to Hull Kingston Rovers in the Betfred Super League.

Bibby’s two opportunist tries helped Wigan into an 18-8 lead at the break at Sewell Group Craven Park, with Jai Field crossing for one on his return after a long spell out injured and Marshall landing a sucker punch with a length-of-the-field finish on the counter-attack.

Rovers’ sole score of the first 40 minutes had come on the back of a fine solo run from Mikey Lewis, but Marshall’s second just after the hour proved enough to seal the win for Wigan in their opening fixture in the 2022 campaign.

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