Jason Robinson returned from injury to score a vital 69th minute try that
swept Wigan towards a battling victory at Wheldon Road.
Little had been
seen of Robinson on his first Super League appearance of the season until
the winger popped up to take Sean Long's pass and bounce through from
short range for a try near the posts.
Andy Farrell's goal made it 18-14 and with Castleford beginning to fade
after a tremendous show, Simon Haughton powered in for the clinching try.
Haughton showed great finishing to crown an outstanding display by the
young second row forward. he had opened Wigan's try-scoring in the 22nd
minute with another powerful charge for the line and always took a lot of
Wigan also welcomed back Gary Connolly and while the centre put in
plenty of effort without making any trademark breaks.
Castleford led 6-2 early on with a Jason Lidden try and Lee Crooks goal
wiping out Farrell's penalty.
Tries to Haughton and Mick Cassidy put Wigan well in control until just
before the break when Crooks sent Simon Middleton in by the posts to make
A Richard Goddard penalty put Cas ahead early in the second half, a
lead they held until Robinson struck 11 minutes from time. Haughton's last
minute try ended Castleford's gallant effort.
Castleford Tigers 14
Simon Haughton (2)
Lee Crooks (2)
Andy Farrell (3)
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