Saints delight Millward

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St Helens made it two wins in a row for their new coach Ian Millward by beating a spirited Wakefield 29-22. The visitors had recovered from an early 12-0 deficit to lead 22-18 on the hour before tries from Kieron Cunningham and Tommy Martyn edged Saints home.

Saints raced into an early lead with Paul Newlong, after two minutes, and Sean Long, after six, touching down before Wakefield hit back with three tries in nine minutes - from Francis Stephenson, Warren Jowitt and Neil Law.

Cunningham put Saints back ahead before half-time but shortly after the break Paul March exposed weak defence to go over. Francis Maloney then kicked a penalty to give Wakefield a 22-18 lead.

Cunningham's equalising try for St Helens was disputed by Wakefield, who claimed a knock on, but Martyn clinched it when he collected Long's penalty attempt and touched down.

Bradford Bulls enjoyed a 10-try thrashing of Huddersfield-Sheffield Giants. The Bulls' 60-2 win over the bottom-placed club took them back to the top of Super League.

The London Broncos had Paul Davidson sent off as they went down 16-10 at Castleford. Davidson was dismissed in the 69th minute for a high tackle on Castleford's Paul Smith.