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Chester frustrated despite win

13th April 2019, 10:23 by Nick Harris

Wakefield Trinity head coach Chris Chester was unhappy with Wigan's tactics in their victory over the Warriors on Friday night.

Ben Jones-Bishop scored a brace for Trinity as they ran out 30-20 winners at Bell Vue with Craig Kopczak, Joe Arundel and Max Jowitt all going over.

Trinity also picked up a few injuries along the way and Chester believes their opponents got away with 'some naughty stuff' on the field, which should have been punished by referee Robert Hicks.

He said: "I've not really had chance to speak to the physio but Jacob Miller doesn't look great, Anthony England was a clash of knees, Reece Lyne another knee and Kyle Wood ankle.

"It was a crazy game and a lot of naughty stuff went on tonight which I think should have been penalised.

"We've lost four blokes. It's a tough one and kind of takes the gloss off the result. With a couple of them I don't think it's going to be short term either."

The win sees Wakefield move up to fourth in the Super League table, while Wigan have lost seven of their 10 games so far in 2019.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Nick Harris is a long-standing journalist who specialises in football and rugby league. An avid golfer, Nick also follows the major boxing fights closely.

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