The NSW Blues have been named for the first game of the 2017 #Origin series.
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Bradford Bulls 16 Tries: Evans, Sykes 2 Goals: Deacon 2
St Helens 22 Tries: Gilmour, Cunningham, Graham, Gardner Goals: Long 3
Saints flew out the blocks and scored two tries in the opening 10 minutes of the game through James Graham and Ade Gardiner. A mistake from James Evans led to a Lee Gilmour touching down to extend the visitors lead to 16-0 after 20 minutes.
Evans made amends for his mistake by scoring in the corner to cut the half-time lead to 16-4. Early in the second half a neat try from Paul Sykes put Bradford back into the game. However a typical Keiron Cunningham try from dummy half gave Saints some breathing space and despite a late Sykes try the Visitors held on for their second win of the season.
Hull FC 24 Tries: Houghton, Radford, Tickle, Berrigan Goals: Tickle 4
Wigan Warriors 22 Tries: Hock, Richards, Bailey, Carmont Goals: Richards 3
After the break youngster Danny Houghton got Hull back in touch but a Phil Bailey score gave the Warriors a useful lead at 22-12 after 60 minutes. However, the Black Whites had other ideas and with two quick-fire tries from Captain Lee Radford and Danny Tickle the game was all square at 22-22. Tickle then calmly added the extras to snatch the points and end Wigan