Salford Red Devils 38-4 Wakefield Trinity

Friday 20th April 2018
KO: 20:00 - Round: 12

38-4 FT

HT: 8 0

Official: J Child

Venue: AJ Bell Stadium

  • Salford Red Devils

  • Tries
    Greg Johnson, Junior Sa'u, Jake Bibby (2), George Griffin, Tyrone McCarthy, Ryan Lannon,

  • Goals
    Rob Lui (2), Jack Littlejohn, Tyrone McCarthy (2),

  • Drop Goals

  • Wakefield Trinity

  • Tries
    Joe Arundel,

  • Goals

  • Drop Goals

Official Report / Commentary

Wakefield Trinity failed to follow up last weekend's victory over Betfred Super League leaders St Helens after losing 38-4 to Salford Red Devils at the AJ Bell Stadium.

Jake Bibby scored twice as the Red Devils, who won at Huddersfield Giants last time out, leapfrogged their opponents into seventh spot in the table. 

Tries from Junior Sa'u, Tyrone McCarthy and Ryan Lannon gave the Red Devils a 20-0 lead after 51 minutes.

Wakefield threatened a comeback when Joe Arundel crossed, but Bibby took his try tally to four in two matches while George Griffin and Greg Johnson also scored for Salford.

Salford coach Ian Watson said: "I thought we were outstanding from the first carry. From one to 17 we were outstanding and it was one of the best performances in the last three years.

"The players all nailed their jobs tonight. We had to work hard as a group and don't have as big a squad as everyone else."

On a calf injury to Robert Lui, Watson added: "Hopefully it's not as bad as we first feared."

Wakefield coach Chris Chester said: "It was an abysmal performance. That was the worst I've seen from a Wakefield side in a long time.

"Salford taught us a lesson in how to do the little things well. They made it very hard for us. We offered nothing tonight. There were too many guys who waved the white flag."

  • 76: TRY! scored for Salford by Greg Johnson
  • 74: TRY! scored for Salford by Jake Bibby
  • 69: GOAL! scored for Salford by Jack Littlejohn
  • 68: TRY! scored for Salford by George Griffin
  • 55: TRY! scored for Wakefield by Joe Arundel
  • 54: TRY! scored for Salford by Jake Bibby
  • 51: TRY! scored for Salford by Ryan Lannon
  • 49: GOAL! scored for Salford by Tyrone McCarthy
  • 48: TRY! scored for Salford by Tyrone McCarthy
  • 45: GOAL! scored for Salford by Tyrone McCarthy
  • 30: GOAL! scored for Salford by Rob Lui
  • 1: TRY! scored for Salford by Junior Sa'u
  • 1: GOAL! scored for Salford by Rob Lui
  • Key Performers

    George Griffin

    Metres 157
    4 4

    Head to Head

    Tries:

    Salford Red Devils 7
    Wakefield Trinity 1

    Goals:

    Salford Red Devils 5
    Wakefield Trinity 0

    METRES:

    Salford Red Devils 1379
    Wakefield Trinity 952

    CARRIES:

    Salford Red Devils 185
    Wakefield Trinity 168

    TACKLES:

    Salford Red Devils 347
    Wakefield Trinity 369

    OFFLOADS:

    Salford Red Devils 9
    Wakefield Trinity 6

    PENALTIES:

    Salford Red Devils 8
    Wakefield Trinity 8

    BREAKS:

    Salford Red Devils 6
    Wakefield Trinity 2

    Full Match Statistics

    Player T TA TK MT MI TB AT C M AG CB DR E FT G MG OF P
    Jake Bibby 2 0 7 0 2 5 0 17 131 7.71 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
    Ryan Lannon 1 0 12 2 0 3 0 9 74 8.22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Tyrone McCarthy 1 0 28 5 1 4 0 16 109 6.81 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0
    George Griffin 1 0 42 6 2 1 0 18 157 8.72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
    Junior Sau 1 0 10 0 1 3 0 11 86 7.82 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
    Greg Johnson 1 0 8 0 0 3 1 14 102 7.29 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
    Daniel Murray 0 0 23 1 0 0 0 14 96 6.86 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
    Josh Wood 0 0 10 2 3 2 0 4 25 6.25 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
    Craig Kopczak 0 0 23 4 0 0 0 11 87 7.91 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
    Mark Flanagan 0 0 33 3 1 0 0 11 49 4.45 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
    Ben Nakubuwai 0 0 21 1 1 5 0 10 76 7.60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Logan Tomkins 0 2 49 11 3 1 0 11 57 5.18 0 8 2 0 0 0 0 1
    Luke Burgess 0 0 15 1 1 0 0 14 113 8.07 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Robert Lui 0 0 12 1 2 0 1 4 22 5.50 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
    Jack Littlejohn 0 1 17 0 1 2 7 3 16 5.33 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 1
    Kris Welham 0 1 31 4 2 0 1 10 73 7.30 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0
    Niall Evalds 0 1 6 1 0 2 0 8 106 13.25 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
    Player T TA TK MT MI TB AT C M AG CB DR E FT G MG OF P
    Joe Arundel 1 0 15 2 0 3 0 16 107 6.69 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Liam Finn 0 0 15 1 2 1 4 4 11 2.75 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1
    Jacob Miller 0 1 16 0 2 4 3 14 53 3.79 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
    Bill Tupou 0 0 9 1 2 5 1 19 77 4.05 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0
    Reece Lyne 0 0 14 3 0 0 1 12 108 9.00 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
    Ben Jones-Bishop 0 0 4 0 2 1 0 14 54 3.86 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
    Scott Grix 0 0 5 0 2 1 1 14 78 5.57 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
    Craig Huby 0 0 30 3 2 0 0 10 55 5.50 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
    Tyler Randell 0 0 34 8 1 1 0 7 62 8.86 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Keegan Hirst 0 0 37 10 1 1 0 9 46 5.11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Matty Ashurst 0 0 38 9 3 2 0 9 42 4.67 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
    Danny Kirmond 0 0 17 4 2 0 0 4 19 4.75 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
    Justin Horo 0 0 38 5 5 0 0 10 56 5.60 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
    Kyle Wood 0 0 25 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Anthony England 0 0 26 4 2 1 0 9 75 8.33 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
    Tinirau Arona 0 0 30 3 1 0 0 15 95 6.33 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1
    Jordan Baldwinson 0 0 16 1 1 0 0 2 14 7.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Stats Key

    T: Tries
    TA: Try assists
    TK: Tackles
    MT: Marker tackles
    MI: Missed tackles
    TB: Tackle busts
    AT: Attacking kicks
    C: Carries
    M: Metres
    AG: Av gain
    CB: Clean break
    DR: Run from dummy half
    E: Errors
    FT: Forty twenty
    G: Goals
    MG: Missed goals
    OF: Offload
    P: Penalties

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