Wigan Warriors fight back to win tempestuous classic against Castleford

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Wigan Warriors edged another classic at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle – a ground which hardly ever seems to produce uninteresting games – having just enough extra class to see off a fine effort from an in-form Castleford who certainly were not beaten on spirit.

For once the hosts found themselves on the wrong side of a closely fought scoreline, with Wigan’s game-management – emanating mostly from the impressive scrum-half Matty Smith – coupled with Castleford’s indiscipline ultimately swinging the contest 33-26 in the Warriors’ favour.

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