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Challenge Cup: Wigan head coach Shaun Wane delighted by 70-0 win over London

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Challenge Cup: Wigan head coach Shaun Wane delighted by 70-0 win over London

Shaun Wane: Delighted with Wigan effort

It's all credit to the players. It shows their mental toughness. It was a real good effort and to still defend as tough as we did in the last five minutes was typical of their attitude.

Shaun Wane
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Wigan head coach Shaun Wane was 'ecstatic' after his side cruised into the Challenge Cup final with a 70-0 demolition of London Broncos.

The Warriors were in merciless mood as they ran in 12 tries as England wing Josh Charnley continued his excellent season with a brace, and they will now face either Warrington or Hull FC at Wembley next month.

"I'm ecstatic," Wane said afterwards. "I'm really pleased for the players that we've got to Wembley, especially after last year's disappointment.

"I can't tell you how proud I am. We lost against Leeds and played poorly last year.

"I thought we were outstanding today and there is no comparison to last year which took me a week to get over.

"It's all credit to the players. It shows their mental toughness. It was a real good effort and to still defend as tough as we did in the last five minutes was typical of their attitude."

Good start

Wigan captain Sean O'Loughlin added: "We got off to a really good start, got some points on the board and it was hard for London to come back. With the scoreline, we needed to keep everyone switched on for 80 minutes."

London head coach Tony Rea said of the heavy defeat: "It hurts beyond hurt. It's my biggest disappointment as a coach. We really wanted that for a number of reasons.

"It was exactly what we didn't want to happen and it's incredibly disappointing.

"There was a point in the first half when the game was in the balance for 15 or 16 minutes. One team was ready to crack and we had to be strong but we weren't."

Super League Table

Super League Table - September 14 2014
Pos Team P Pts
1 St Helens 27 38
2 Wigan Warriors 27 37
3 Huddersfield Giants 27 37
4 Castleford Tigers 27 36
5 Warrington Wolves 27 35
6 Leeds Rhinos 27 32
7 Catalans Dragons 27 29
8 Widnes Vikings 27 27
9 Hull K R 27 23
10 Salford Red Devils 27 23
11 Hull FC 27 22
12 Wakefield Wildcats 27 21
13 Bradford Bulls * 27 10
14 London Broncos 27 2
Forthcoming First Utility Super League Fixtures
TimeFixture
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Thursday 5th February
20:00Widnes vs Wigan
Friday 6th February
20:00St Helens vs Catalans Dragons
Saturday 7th February
15:00Warrington Wolves vs Salford Red Devils
Sunday 8th February
15:00Huddersfield vs Hull
15:00Hull K R vs Leeds
15:30Castleford vs Wakefield
Thursday 12th February
20:00Salford vs St Helens
Friday 13th February
20:00Hull vs Warrington
20:00Leeds vs Widnes
20:00Wigan vs Huddersfield
Today's Results
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Saturday 11th October
St Helens 14 - 6 Wigan
Friday 3rd October
Wigan 16 - 12 Warrington
Thursday 2nd October
St Helens 30 - 12 Catalans Dragons
Friday 26th September
Huddersfield 16 - 18 Catalans Dragons
Thursday 25th September
Castleford 14 - 30 Warrington
Saturday 20th September
Leeds 20 - 24 Catalans Dragons
Warrington 22 - 19 Widnes
Friday 19th September
St Helens 41 - 0 Castleford
Thursday 18th September
Wigan 57 - 4 Huddersfield

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