Salford 10 - 0 Catalans

Salford City Reds re-discovered their defensive steel to grind out their first win of engage Super League XII on a filthy night at The Willows.

The Reds, who were the surprise package of 2006, conceded more points than any other club in the first three rounds but nullified the threat of the dangerous Catalans Dragons to keep the first blank sheet of 2007.

Stand-off Luke Dorn scored an early try - his first for Salford - but the home side had to wait an hour before finally securing the points when inspirational captain Malcolm Alker grabbed the match winner.

It was the perfect way to mark the 25th anniversary of popular chairman John Wilkinson