Southport put in a solid if not a little rusty performance against a strong Wigan outfit with a good blend of experience and youth.
This is how the game panned out on Twitter (thanks to Emma Banks).
6 mins: Southport take a quick tap penalty and Liam Webb crashes over the line. Charlie Attis converts. 7-0
15 mins: Wigan are awarded a penalty but miss the kick. 7-0
19 mins: Wigan are awarded yet another penalty kick but Southport are let off again. 7-0
21 mins: Wigan pass the ball along the line and touchdown in the corner. They convert the try. 7-7
34 mins: Wigan are awarded another penalty and this time, they get the kick. 7-10
39 mins: Wigan kick another penalty. 7-13
40 mins: Wigan lose a player to the bin. Josh Critchley picks up the ball from the back of a scrum for a try. 12-13
Half time: 12-13
46 mins: Fast hands through the backs leads to a try for Dylan Norbury. Jake McMullen converts. 19-13
57 mins: Cal Monaghan runs down the wing from a line out and scores. 24-13
68 mins: Southport are awarded a penalty and Jake McMullen gets the points. 27-13
73 mins: Southport now delivering quick ball, Josh Critchley powers through for a try. McMullen converts. 34-13
Full time: 34-13. Great start to the season, Southport
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