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  • McGillvary, Leeming,
    Goals: Brough (2),
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  • Higham, Hodgson, Waterhouse (2), Atkins, Ratchford,
    Goals: Hodgson (5),
  • Super League
  • Super League
  • 5th May 2013
  • KO 15:00
  • Att: 8,585

Super League: Warrington Wolves maul Huddersfield Giants

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 Brett Hodgson - Warrington Wolves

Brett Hodgson: Added a try to his five goals, giving him a personal haul of 14 points

Trent Waterhouse Warrington Wolves

Trent Waterhouse: Bagged two tries for the Wolves in the opening 40 minutes

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Warrington made it three wins on the spin in Super League with an impressive 34-12 rout of second-placed Huddersfield at the John Smith's Stadium.

Trent Waterhouse crossed for two of the Wolves' six tries as last season's beaten Grand Finalists slayed the Giants, meaning leaders Wigan remain three points clear at the top of the table.

Brett Hodgson also touched down for the visitors as well as kicking five goals, giving the full-back a personal haul of 14 points for Tony Smith's side.

Huddersfield had grabbed an early lead when Craig Kopczak put Jermaine McGillvary over, but the end of the first 40 minutes found themselves trailing 22-6.

The hosts didn't help themselves with a number of errors; Jason Chan's knock-on set up the opportunity for Mickey Higham to smuggle his way over from close range, Hodgson adding the extras to level the scores.

Quick-fire brace

Waterhouse then grabbed a brace in the space of five-minutes, firstly accepting a gift from full-back Scott Grix near the Giants' line before finishing off a well-worked handling move soon after.

Grix's gamble to step out for an intercept let in Stefan Ratchford for an easy try, Hodgson adding his third conversion to open up a 16-point gap.

The game then boiled over on 38 minutes when Huddersfield centre Leroy Cudjoe was hauled into touch by three defenders as he went for a try, sparkling an ugly melee involving most players on the field.

Before the half-time hooter sounded the Giants found themselves down to 12 men, Danny Brough being sin-binned for dissent after the award of a controversial penalty.

Warrington stretched further clear when Ratchford's pass allowed Hodgson to go over in the right corner after 51 minutes, the scorer also adding the extras.

Teenage hooker Kruise Leeming then scored on his Huddersfield debut at the other end following an acrobatic off-load from Luke Robinson, only playing after his red card against Catalan Dragons was rescinded in mid-week.

Yet the Wolves refused to allow their opponents to launch a recovery, rounding out the scoring in the 68th minute with a converted try from centre Atkins.

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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
Today's Results
TimeResult
Super League
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
Sunday 14th September
Wakefield 18 - 42 Hull K R

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