Wakefield Trinity marked their return to action in 2021 with a 30-10 victory over Championship side Dewsbury Rams 30-10 at the Mobile Rocket Stadium.
It took the hosts just seven minutes to break the deadlock, as Reece Lyne managed to get through out wide and score. Mason Lino scored the conversion to extend the lead to six points.
10 minutes later, Trinity doubled their advantage as Bill Tupou spotted a gap from dummy half, and went over. Lino kicked the conversion.
It was soon 18 points in the opening 20 minutes for Trinity, as Lyne broke free and set Innes Senior away to score. Lino kept up his perfect record with the boot.
Soon after, Dewsbury pulled a try back as Frazer Morris, who managed to crash over the line. Paul Sykes kicked the conversion to reduce the deficit to 12 points.
The final word of the half would go to Wakefield, as they claimed a fourth try. James Batchelor with the break this time, and Jacob Miller supported to score the try. Lino converted to make it 24-6 at the break.
Just four minutes into the second half, Trinity added a fifth try as Kelepi Tanginoa powered his way over the line. Lino converted for the hosts to bring them up to 30 points.
The final word of the match would go the Championship side, as they grabbed their second try of the match just before the hour mark. Sykes’ ball out wide found Lewis Carr who went in in the corner. Sykes couldnt convert however, leaving them on 10 points.
That was the way it stayed.
Wakefield now have a week off before their Super League campaign gets underway against Leeds Rhinos at Headingley.
As for Dewsbury, they are back in action next week as their Challenge Cup campaign gets underway. They travel to Whitehaven next Saturday.
Wakefield Trinity: Alex Walker, Innes Senior, Reece Lyne, Bill Tupou, Lee Kershaw, Jacob Miller, Mason Lino, Chris Green, Josh Wood, Tinirau Arona, Jay Pitts, Kelepi Tanginoa, Joe Westerman.
Subs: Joe Arundel, James Batchelor, Jordy Crowther, Adam Tangata, Yusuf Aydin, Harry Bowes, Sam Eseh, Oliver Greensmith, Dane Windrow, James Tyas, Brad Walker, Pat O’Donovan.
Head Coach: Chris Chester.
Dewsbury Rams: Joe Martin, Andrew Gabriel, Adam Ryder, Matty Fleming, Will Oakes, Paul Sykes, Liam Finn, Aaron Hall, Reiss Butterworth, Tom Garratt, Keenan Tomlinson, Michael Knowles, Frazer Morris.
Subs: Chris Annakin, Sam Day, Connor Scott, Davey Dixon, Jamie Greenwood, Brad Clavering, Reece Chapman-Smith, Jon Magrin, Jordan Schofield, Lewis Carr, Jamie Abram.
Head Coach: Lee Greenwood.