Wane revels in Wigan comeback

Wane revels in Wigan comeback

Head coach Shaun Wane has praised Wigan's spirit after producing a brilliant comeback victory against Warrington on Friday.

Warrington welcomed Wigan to the Halliwell Jones Stadium with the hosts knowing a victory would secure their first ever league leaders' shield in Super League history.

The Wolves looked to have the trophy in their grasp when Ben Flower was sent off for the visitors in the second half for an elbow on Declan Patton.

At the time of the dismissal, the hosts were 28-14 ahead but the Warriors produced a sensational performance as they scored 21 unanswered points in 20 minutes to record a 35-28 victory.

Wane was immensely proud with the fantastic spirit shown from his players and he says there is a real sense of togetherness as the season draws to a close.

"We were under pressure against a team playing really well. I thought it was a great effort and, for guts and determination, it's a fantastic win," he told reporters. "To overcome that adversity makes it really satisfying. We have that unbreakable spirit and trust in each other."

The result means Warrington, Wigan and Hull FC, who take on the Wolves in the final fixture of the season, can all win the League Leaders' Shield.

Wane's men, who are just one point off the top now, play host to Catalans Dragons in their last match of the Super 8's.


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