WARRINGTON Wolves made it five wins from six with a hard-earned victory over Wigan Warriors that featured a red card for Ben Westwood.

The Wire forward was sent off six minutes from time, while Dec Patton and Willie Isa went to the sin bin following a scrap.

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And then Jack Hughes crashed over to seal a win that had looked likely at 18-0 but put in doubt by a Wigan fightback after Blake Austin had gone off with a head injury midway through the second half after a late challenge by Joe Greenwood.



 



 

MATCH FACTS:

Super League, Round Six Friday, March 15, 2019

Warrington Wolves…25 Wigan Warriors…12

Wolves: Stefan Ratchford; Josh Charnley, Ryan Atkins, Toby King, Jake Mamo; Blake Austin,m Dec Patton, Chris Hill, Daryl Clark, Mike Cooper, Jack Hughes, Ben Currie, Ben Westwood. Subs: Ben Murdoch-Masila, Jason Clark, Lama Tasi, Joe Philbin

Warriors: Zak Hardaker; Tom Davies, Dan Sarginson, Oliver Gildart, Morgan Escare; George Williams, Jarrod Sammut; Tony Clubb, Thomas Leuluai, Romain Navarrete, Joe Greenwood, Willie Isa, Sean O'Loughlin. Subs: Oliver Partington, Joe Bullock, Gabe Hamlin, Jake Shorrocks

Scoring: Mamo try, 6mins, 4-0; Ratchford try, 31mins, Ratchford goal, 10-0; Ratchford penalty, 40mins, 12-0; Charnley try, 45mins, Ratchford goal, 18-0; Davies try, 60mins, Hardaker goal, 18-6; Isa try, 64mins, Hardaker goal, 18-12; Patton drop goal, 67mins, 19-12; Hughes try, 78mins, Ratchford goal, 25-12

Penalties: Wolves 10 Warriors 5

Sin bin: Sarginson (foul play, 50mins), Patton (fighting, 73mins), Isa (fighting, 73mins).

Sent off: Westwood (fighting, 73mins)

Referee: Ben Thaler

Attendance: 13,106

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