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Sunday, March 31, 2013

LONDON - A Weller Hauraki-inspired comeback proved in vain for Castleford Tigers who fell to the bottom of the Super League table after going down 37-16 to Wakefield Wildcats yesterday.

Second-rower Hauraki was the catalyst for a second-half resurgence from the Tigers with three unanswered tries.

Jordan Thompson crashed over twice for the Tigers and Richard Owen also scored to offer hope after they went into halftime 25-0 down.

But the Wildcats, who had Tim Smith, Danny Kirmond, Peter Fox and Richard Mathers on the scoresheet in the first half, wrapped the game up late on with further tries from Fox and Lee Smith.

Earlier in the day, Huddersfield Giants missed the chance to reclaim top spot with a last-gasp 21-20 defeat to lowly Salford City with Marc Sneyd's late drop goal proving the difference.

Rhys Hanbury crossed twice and Patrick Ah Van notched 18 points for Widnes Vikings as the strugglers got back to winning ways against Warrington Wolves, triumphing 38-22.





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