Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Six of the Best as Saints Continue Perfect Start ; ST HELENS .....................32 WARRINGTON ...............24

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Six of the Best as Saints Continue Perfect Start ; ST HELENS .....................32 WARRINGTON ...............24

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ST Helens captain Jon Wilkin inspired the Super League champions to a first home win over their neighbours for five years in an entertaining derby at Langtree Park.

Warrington had ended Leeds 100 per cent record in their last match but could not repeat the feat against a Saints side that for an hour played like champions.

Wilkin, once more revelling in his role of makeshift scrum-half, was the architect of a superb victory, Saints' sixth out of six so far, scoring one try and setting up two others.

The win was based on their aggressive forward display but some of the shine was taken away by the loss of second rower Joe Greenwood with a suspected broken arm.

Saints led 18-6 at the break with tries came from Greenwood, Wilkin and Adam Swift, while Daryl Clark scored for Wolves. …

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