Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Five-Star Warriors in Demolition Job

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Five-Star Warriors in Demolition Job

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Wigan............................28 Leeds...............................6 WIGAN Warriors dismantled reigning champions Leeds Rhinos and recorded a comprehensive victory to maintain their 100 per cent record in the Super League this season.

With five wins from five, Shaun Wane's side have now made their best start to a campaign since 2000.

The Wigan coach said his team put in their 'best performance of the season' and proved far too strong for Brian McDermott's injury- hit Rhinos.

But the Warriors have plenty of selection problems of their own - and these were compounded when George Williams pulled out of the warm-up with a back injury.

That meant captain Sean O'Loughlin was required to make a late switch to stand-off and brought a debut for young back-rower Nick Gregson. …

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