Catalans Dragons shock St Helens to reach Challenge Cup final

05 August 2018 02:00
• Catalans Dragons 35-16 St Helens• French side went 27-0 up in first half to forget for SaintsCatalans Dragons produced a sensational performance to hammer St Helens 35-16 and book their place in the Challenge Cup final in one of the biggest shocks in the competition’s recent history. Saints finished Super League’s regular season 10 points clear of the rest but they had no answer to the inspired Dragons as the French side reached Wembley for only the second time.Catalans coach Steve McNamara urged his players to seize the moment with the club’s first silverware in sight and they responded in a remarkably one-sided opening 40 minutes. St Helens were already rocking when Morgan Knowles was sin-binned and the Dragons went for the kill with the forward off the field, scoring two tries through Tony Gigot and Ben Garcia to take a stunning 27-0 lead into half-time. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian