Wakefield record back-to-back victories

Wakefield Trinity have recorded back-to-back wins for the first time this season, after a 48-18 victory over Hull KR at the Mobile Rocket Stadium.

Trinity took the lead after 13 minutes, as Tony Gigot managed to get his way over. Ryan Hampshire converted for a six-point advantage.

Just two minutes later, the hosts doubled their advantage as Reece Lyne got over. Hampshire was again on target with the conversion.

Lyne got his second soon after, showing good footwork to get over. Hampshire was off target with the conversion this time.

Just past the half hour, Wakefield got their fourth try of the afternoon, this time it was Ben Jones-Bishop, who took in a cutout pass to score. Hampshire was again off target with the conversion.

Jones-Bishop got his second right on half-time, as he finished a flowing team move to score under the posts. Hampshire was back on target to make it a 26-point advantage at the break.

Hull KR struck first in the second half, as Jordan Abdull took in a pass from Ben Crooks to score. Jamie Ellis hit the conversion.

However, they were not back in the game for long, as Jones-Bishop completed his hat-trick, after being put through by Lyne. Hampshire missed the conversion.

The Robins hit straight back four minutes later, as Ellis managed to dive over for the try. He converted to bring his personal tally to eight points.

Rovers got another try back on the hour, as Crooks went over in the corner. Ellis converted to leave them just two converted tries behind.

Just four minutes later, Wakefield grabbed another try to all-but end the contest. Adam Tangata got the ball and went over under the posts. Hampshire added the conversion to make it an 18-point advantage.

Trinity got another with four minutes left, as Kelepi Tanginoa passed inside to Hampshire to grab a try. He then converted his own try to take Trinity past 40 points.

Eddie Battye then got in on the act a minute later for his first try in Wakefield colours. Hampshire converted to make it a 30-point victory.

Trinity will hope to keep on improving when they face Challenge Cup winners Leeds Rhinos on Thursday.

As for the Rovers, they will be hoping for a better performance when they take on city rivals Hull FC.

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