Wakefield Trinity 38-12 Huddersfield Giants: Mason Lino shines in Trinity’s Tremendous League victory


Trinity half-back Mason Lino scored 14 of his facet’s factors with a 90-metre interception try to 5 objectives from six makes an attempt as Trinity adopted up their first victory of the season over Hull KR every week earlier with a surprisingly snug seven-try rout over Huddersfield.

Final Up to date: 30/05/21 6:05pm


Mason Lino proved the star as Wakefield dispatched of Huddersfield in Sunday’s Tremendous League

Wakefield turned on the model to halt Huddersfield’s revival with a crushing 38-12 win on the Cell Rocket Stadium on Sunday.

Half-back Mason Lino scored 14 of his facet’s factors with a 90-metre interception try to 5 objectives from six makes an attempt as Trinity adopted up their first victory of the season over Hull KR every week earlier with a surprisingly snug seven-try rout.

The Giants went into the sport on the again of a three-match successful run however they sorely missed the creativity of injured full-back Lee Gaskell and didn’t breach a superbly-drilled Trinity defence till grabbing two comfort tries within the final three minutes.

Skipper Jacob Miller, who performed a key function in his facet’s win over Hull KR on his return from damage, set the ball rolling when he produced a cut-out cross to get left winger Liam Kay over for the primary of his two tries after 5 minutes.

Miller blotted his copybook 10 minutes later when knowledgeable foul on his reverse quantity Aiden Sezer earned him a spell within the sin bin however the Giants didn’t make their numerical benefit rely.

Sezer produced his facet’s solely break within the first half and, though second rower Kenny Edwards had a attempt disallowed for a ahead cross, Trinity usually had little issue coping with Huddersfield’s stuttering assault.

Wakefield's Liam Kay scored two tries in the victory, including the opener in the sixth minute

Wakefield’s Liam Kay scored two tries within the victory, together with the opener within the sixth minute

Prop Kelepi Tanginoa scored from brief vary in opposition to the run of play to double Wakefield’s lead halfway by the primary half and that bought them on a roll.

Huddersfield ahead Josh Jones hobbled off after 24 minutes and a fumble by makeshift full-back Darnell McIntosh – on the one hundredth look of his profession – ensured his facet stayed on the again foot and created the place for unfastened ahead Joe Westerman to point out his class.

His brief cross bought second rower Jay Pitts over for Trinity’s third try to three minutes later he twisted and turned out of a three-man deal with close to the road to register the 99th attempt of his profession.

The spotlight got here on the stroke of half-time when substitute prop David Fifita refused to be tackled on midway and created the house for centre Reece Lyne to kick forward for Invoice Tupou to mark the two hundredth match of his profession with a spectacular attempt.

Trailing 30-0 on the break, Huddersfield confirmed extra urgency within the second half and alternative hooker Adam O’Brien was twice held up over the road.

Lino, having kicked well throughout, got over for a 90-metre interception try with seven minutes left

Lino, having kicked nicely all through, bought over for a 90-metre interception attempt with seven minutes left

Wakefield have been unable to take care of their first-half aptitude and their solely different scores each got here from Huddersfield errors.

Proper winger Lee Kershaw scooped up the unfastened ball 10 metres from his personal line and Trinity saved the ball alive for Kay to go over for his second attempt whereas Lino intercepted a stray cross close to his personal line to dash almost the total size of the pitch for his facet’s seventh attempt.

Huddersfield have been a badly-beaten facet however their persistence paid off within the closing phases when prop James Gavet plunged over from shut vary and centre Jake Wardle crossed out broad. Sezer kicked each conversions.





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