Under 19s Semi Final: Wigan 46 Warrington 16
Posted by Bilko on September 21 2015 - 23:19

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Wigan Under 19s v Warrington Under 19s - Academy Phase 2 (Group 1) Semi Final
Sunday 20th Septembner 2015. Kick Off 2:00pm at Whatever Orrell is called these days.

Match Summary

Well I must admit I turned up at Orrell and saw Nick Gregson, normally in the back row, at Stand Off and I wasn't sure what to expect. His move to six has occurred after Jake Shorrocks suffered a season ending injury at the beginning of the month against Castleford but replacement Gregson had a solid performance here.

I certainly didn't expect Wigan to win this so comfortably but they showed their season long dominance to set up the Grand Final between their clear nearest rivals St Helens at the DW next Friday.

The first twenty minutes was a decent arm wrestle with Warrington claiming the first try as Wigan were caught sleeping from a 20 metre tap that was returned 80 metres for a try finished by Richard Harris. Harvey Livett converted for 6-0.

The interchange period saw Wigan kick on though and tries from Paddy Jones, Gabriel Fell, Liam Paisley and Liam Marshall had Wigan 20-6 up by half time.

First try of the second half was always going to be a big one and Josh Ganson, a good foil at hooker to the starting Luke Waterworth, scored after two minutes and Wigan were not looking back from 26-6.

Liam Marshall scored a near full length beauty for 30-6 on 52 minutes and a further score from the returning Waterworth made it 36-6.

Warrington hit back with a try from Ben Sewifield but second tries of the game for Paisley and Ganson made it 46-10. Jack Fox got another late consolation for Wire but they were well beaten on the day with a 46-16 final score.

Team Sheets

- Wigan Under 19s Position Warrington U19s 1
1 Gabriel Fell Full Back Declan Kay 1
2 Liam Marshall Winger Ben Sewifield 2
4 Liam Paisley Centre Richard Harris 3
3 Jack Higginson Centre Charlie Phythian 4
5 Tom Davies Winger Jack Fox 5
6 Nick Gregson Stand Off Harvey Livett 6
7 Lewis Heckford Scrum Half Harry Reardon 7
8 Kieran Sherratt Prop

Daniel Murray

9 Luke Waterworth Hooker Daniel Hirst 9
10 Paddy Jones Prop Pat Moran 10

Jack Wells

2nd Row

Sam Wilde


Macauley Davies

2nd Row James Jones 12
13 Kyle Shelford L.Forward George Lawler 13
15 Josh Ganson Interchange Robert Holroyd 14
16 Callum Field Interchange Reece Brunt 15
17 Sam Brady Interchange Ellis Gillan 16

Brad Lawrence


Andy Philbin

- Matty Peet Coach Lee Briers -

Score Sheet

Wigan Under 19s 46 --- Warrington Under 19s 16
Tries (9):
Paddy Jones
Gabriel Fell
Liam Paisley 2
Liam Marshall 2
Josh Ganson 2
Luke Waterworth
` Tries (3):
Richard Harris
Ben Sewifield
Jack Fox
Nick Gregson 5/9
--- Goals:
Harvey Livett 2/3

Scoring and Incident Pattern

16th Minute Wigan 00 Warrington 04 Try: Richard Harris
Wigan 00 Warrington 06 Conversion: Harvey Livett (1/1)
21st Minute Wigan 04 Warrington 06 Try: Paddy Jones
Wigan 06 Warrington 06 Conversion: Nick Gregson (1/1)
30th Minute Wigan 10 Warrington 06 Try: Gabriel Fell
Wigan 12 Warrington 06 Conversion: Nick Gregson (2/2)
33rd Minute Wigan 16 Warrington 06 Try: Liam Paisley
Wigan 16 Warrington 06 Missed Conv: Nick Gregson (2/3)
39th Minute Wigan 20 Warrington 06 Try: Liam Marshall
Wigan 20 Warrington 06 Missed Conv: Nick Gregson (2/4)
Half Time Wigan Under 19s 20 Warrington Under 19s 06
42nd Minute Wigan 24 Warrington 06 Try: Josh Ganson
Wigan 26 Warrington 06 Conversion: Nick Gregson (3/5)
52nd Minute Wigan 30 Warrington 06 Try: Liam Marshall (2)
Wigan 30 Warrington 06 Missed Conv: Nick Gregson (3/6)
60th Minute Wigan 34 Warrington 06 Try: Luke Waterworth
Wigan 36 Warrington 06 Conversion: Nick Gregson (4/7)
64th Minute Wigan 36 Warrington 10 Try: Ben Sewifield
Wigan 36 Warrington 12 Conversion: Harvey Livett (2/2)
66th Minute Wigan 40 Warrington 12 Try: Liam Paisley (2)
Wigan 40 Warrington 12 Missed Conv: Nick Gregson (4/8)
68th Minute Wigan 44 Warrington 12 Try: Josh Ganson (2)
Wigan 46 Warrington 12 Conversion: Nick Gregson (5/9)
75th Minute Wigan 46 Warrington 16 Try: Jack Fox
Wigan 46 Warrington 16 Missed Conv: Harvey Livett (2/3)
Full Time Wigan Under 19s 46 Warrington Under 19s 16


Andy Bentham