Super League: Hull Kingston Rovers’ rise continues with win over Wigan Warriors

Hull Kingston Rovers completed the double over Wigan Warriors for the first time in Super League as they kept their push for a play-off place alive with a 26-14 triumph at Hull College Craven Park on Friday.

Tries from Albert Vete, Rowan Milnes and Ethan Ryan put Rovers 16-0 up with barely 20 minutes gone, but Liam Marshall’s double and one from fellow winger Jake Bibby helped Wigan claw the deficit back to just two points at half-time.

However, back-to-back tries from Kane Linnett and Jez Litten midway through the second half proved enough to put the seal on the win for Rovers as they followed up their victory away to the Warriors six weeks ago.

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