Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Devils Slay Dragons in Fiery Home Win

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Devils Slay Dragons in Fiery Home Win

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SALFORD 32 CATALANS 16 SALFORD made it back-to-back home victories with a 32-16 victory over Catalans Dragons in what was a feisty Good Friday encounter.

It was a superb response from the Red Devils after the disappointing away defeat to Widnes last time out and Ian Watson's side will look to take some momentum into the tough Easter Monday trip to Leeds Rhinos.

Les Dracs found themselves on a team warning inside 15 minutes after three high tackles in as many sets allowed the home side to easily charge their way down the field.

Salford opened the scoring through Jake Bibby out wide, before Rob Lui made a great break through the middle and found Niall Evalds backing up from full-back to touch down. Despite the visitors' ill-discipline, it was the Red Devils that found themselves feeling the wrath of referee Gareth Hewer first - Weller Hauraki sent to the sin bin after making contact with the head of ex-Leigh half-back Samisoni Langi. …

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