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Summary

  1. FT: Hull KR 20-22 Hull FC
  2. FT: St Helens 12-24 Wigan
  3. FT: Salford Red Devils 12-26 Catalan Dragons
  4. FT: Warrington 28-10 Widnes
  5. FT: Wakefield 36-22 Huddersfield

Live Reporting

By Nathan Middleton

All times stated are UK

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Goodbye

Thanks for your time this afternoon and I hope you have been entertained with our coverage.

Enjoy hot cross buns, chocolate eggs or however you are spending the rest of you Easter weekend.

Easter Monday fixtures

FT: St Helens 12-24 Wigan

There's barely time to wash the kits before the Super League sides hit the turf again on Monday.

Here's how the fixtures will run. (15:00 GMT unless stated)

  • Huddersfield v Salford
  • Hull FC v Warrington
  • Leeds v Wakefield
  • Widnes v St Helens
  • Catalans v Castleford (17:15 GMT)
  • Wigan v Hull KR (20:00 GMT)

Match reaction

FT: St Helens 12-24 Wigan

If you have missed any of the five games on offer today you can head over the BBC rugby league page on the sport website where there will be reports on all of the games, plus all the post-match reaction.

Super League

FT: St Helens 12-24 Wigan

Warrington are the new leaders at the top-of-the-table after they beat Widnes at home.

Wigan go level with the Vikings on 12 points while St Helens stay fourth.

Wakefield, meanwhile, have moved off the bottom of the table and gone up to 10th after they beat Huddersfield.

Full time

St Helens 12-24 Wigan

Wigan take the spoils in the Good Friday derby and it was thoroughly deserved.

A top defensive effort laid the foundations and they were much more clinical with ball in hand when near the Saints try line.

St Helens suffer their first lost at Langtree Park this season and have lost three of their opening seven games.

St Helens 12-24 Wigan

What a hit that is from Nick Gregson.

Kyle Amor takes the ball a metre from the line and just as it looks as if he is about to spin and place the ball down, the Wigan ban smashes ball and man to dislodge the ball.

St Helens 12-24 Wigan

Jon Wilkin launches a high kick up and it comes off Dan Sarginson and into Theo Fages.

St Helens have six more tackles to try and find a third try...

St Helens 12-24 Wigan

Well, the video referee then overturns the decision and Wigan have the put in.

Four minutes to go for Shaun Wane's troops to hold out.

St Helens 12-24 Wigan

Wigan's line speed in defence, as you'd expect, is nowhere near what is was at St Helens are enjoying throwing the ball about at the minute. 

They have head and feed form a scrum now deep in the Warriors territory.

St Helens 12-24 Wigan

One or two offloads get the crowd excited as Saints try to run their sixth tackle instead of kicking. 

Eventually Jack Owens runs out of space and is forced to kick forward and Wigan run it back.

All about closing the game out for the visitors now.

TRY (Fages, con Walsh)

St Helens 12-24 Wigan

Theo Fages
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The Frenchman has become more influential as the pace has dropped and Theo Fages hits an excellent line through a gap to place down. 

That's his first try for Saints and Luke Walsh adds a couple more.

St Helens 6-24 Wigan

A delicate kick through by Theo Fages comes off a Wigan player but St Helens regather.

The home supporters raise the noise levels, they want this scoreline to at least be closer.

TRY (Smith, con Smith)

St Helens 6-24 Wigan

Luke Walsh appealed he was obstructed by the video referee does not agree and Matty Smith dots down Wigan's fourth.

His first try in 11 months against the side where he started his career. He adds two more from the conversion and surely that is game, set and match now.

TRY REVIEW (Smith)

St Helens 6-18 Wigan

Matty Smith looks to have got Wigan's fourth but we are just checking for an obstruction in the build-up to it...

St Helens 6-18 Wigan

Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook looses the ball as he is tackled by two Wigan players and the visitors have a scrum on the halfway line.

The intensity of the opening 50 minutes has just dipped slightly here.

St Helens 6-18 Wigan

St Helens v Wigan
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Despite that try there is still a subdued atmosphere at Langtree Park.

St Helens are going to have to take some risks here you imagine if they are going to get another couple of scores.

Wigan are heading for a first win at Saints since April 2014.

Results elsewhere

St Helens 0-18 Wigan

It looks like both Saints and Widnes will meet on Monday on the back of Friday defeats- barring a fightback in this last quarter!

Widnes have lost 28-10 at rivals Warrington, who replace the Vikings at the top of Super League.

Wakefield have dominated Huddersfield - it's finished 36-22 there.

Salford lost 26-12 at home to Catalans - they travel there in about a month's time.

TRY (Greenwood, con Walsh)

St Helens 6-18 Wigan

Finally, St Helens have the score their efforts deserved.

And how simple it was. Theo Fages takes it to the line, throws it to Joe Greenwood who barges through a defender to cross.

Luke Walsh adds the conversion and is the Hull FC-esque comeback on?

St Helens 0-18 Wigan

None of the big game players yet to really stand up for St Helens.

There is time for them to get back into this but Wigan's defensive has dealt with everything thrown at them so far.

However, they have another penalty close to the Warriors line.

#bbcrl I give KC a month as coach of Sts. Side getting worse.

St Helens 0-18 Wigan

Dom Manfredi with another brilliant bit of defence, just as St Helens looks as if they're going to go in out wide. 

Saints scrum, though, 12m away from that Wigan try line.

St Helens 0-18 Wigan

Maybe I will live to regret that as Saints suddenly spark into life.

Luke Walsh's lovely inside ball finds Shannon McDonnell but he is unable to beat the last defender... James Roby does win a penalty, though, and the hosts have another set to try and get their first points.

St Helens 0-18 Wigan

I might live to regret saying this but St Helens really look like they're out of ideas in attack.

Some tired legs out there from all the tackling they've had to do. Luke Walsh's high hoist comes to nothing.

PENALTY (Smith)

St Helens 0-18 Wigan

Meat and drink that for Matty Smith.

Under the shadow of the posts he slots his third kick of the afternoon and St Helens now need three converted scores

St Helens 0-16 Wigan

Anthony Gelling's line break causes havoc in the St Helens defence. 

As the ball is played back it strikes Alex Walmsley and Wigan have a penalty.

A few plays later and they have another one and this time they will go for the sticks.

St Helens 0-16 Wigan

Brian Noble

Ex-Great Britain coach, BBC Radio 5 live

St Helens players
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I've not seen anything at the start of this second half that leads me to believe Saints can get back into this game.

St Helens 0-16 Wigan

St Helens have their first sight of the Wigan try line in this second-half.

Jon Wilkin's kick through is gathered by Dom Manfredi, though, and the Wigan winger sprints a good 40 metres through his own in-goal area, around a number of tackles to eventually just get out.

Top defensive work.

NO TRY

St Helens 0-16 Wigan

Brian Noble

Ex-Great Britain coach, BBC Radio 5 live

The television match official decides that Sean O'Loughlin ripped the ball out of the tackle which allowed Oliver Gildart to score so the try is ruled out.

That is a big decision from the video referee. That could have finished the game.

TRY REVIEW (Gildart)

St Helens 0-16 Wigan

It looks as if Wigan have themselves a fourth try through Oliver Gildart but we're just checking about the ball being lost in contact earlier on..

NO TRY

St Helens 0-16 Wigan

Wigan let the ball bounce from Jon Wilkin's high kick and it nearly costs them as Dominique Peyroux almost touches down from another kick through.

Again it is smart defensive work by Josh Charnley as he pushes the ball out.

St Helens 0-16 Wigan

Worst possible start for St Helens as Theo Fages spills the restart backwards and it goes dead and so immediately hands Wigan the ball.

If Saints coach Kieron Cunningham had any hair, I imagine he'd want to be tearing it out.

Kick-off

St Helens 0-16 Wigan

Wigan's Matty Smith gets us back under way in the Langtree Park sunshine.

Just a reminder that Saints are in their home strip of white with the red V and Wigan are playing in blue and white hoops.

Get Involved at #bbcrl

HT: St Helens 0-16 Wigan

We've been debating the best rugby league derby throughout the afternoon here at BBC Sport towers, so what's yours?

Saints fans, what's gone wrong? Is that the best 40 minutes from Wigan this season? 

For your thoughts on any topic you can share them with us at #bbcrl.

Reasons to be hopeful?

HT: St Helens 0-16 Wigan

Hull FC celebrate
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I realise if you're a St Helens fan, you are probably not in the best of moods right now.

Let me try and perk you up slightly with this - Hull FC were 20-0 down with 22 minutes left and they managed to beat Hull KR earlier today...

If you missed that game you see what you missed from our match report.

Latest in Super League

HT: St Helens 0-16 Wigan

We're at half-time at Langtree Park, so let's catch up with the latest in the 15:00 GMT kick-offs.

  • Warrington 16-10 Widnes
  • Wakefield 18-18 Huddersfield
  • Salford 4-12 Catalans

HT: St Helens 0-16 Wigan

Brian Noble

Ex-Great Britain coach, BBC Radio 5 live

Someone needs to stand up for Saints because they are being out-muscled and out-played. Saints need to aim up in the second half. They are trying but Wigan are so dominant that it looks like they're not trying.

Half-time

St Helens 0-16 Wigan

Well it took 21 minutes for the first points, but that half has been all Wigan's.

Dom Manfredi, Sam Powell and Joel Tomkins with the scores for the visitors in the sunshine.

St Helens looked dangerous in the opening 10 minutes but have struggled to breakdown the wall of blue and white so far, and there were one or two audible boss at the half-time hooter.

St Helens 0-16 Wigan

Matty Dawson is smashed by the Wigan defence just as he looks set to send out a try scoring pass.

St Helens then kick to the opposite side but Tommy Makinson's tap backwards is gathered by Oliver Gildart.

St Helens 0-16 Wigan

The hosts survive after Wigan knock-on and then Sean O'Loughlin holds on in a tackle for just a couple of seconds too much and concedes a penalty.

Finally an attacking platform for Saints to try and work from.

St Helens 0-16 Wigan

Wigan off loading at will in the tackle at the moment and growing in confidence with every minute.

Matty Smith's kick ricochets of a Saints defender and it's another set to look for a fourth try,...

St Helens 0-16 Wigan

Sam Powell fancies another dart close to the St Helens try line but he knocks on two metres out. 

Saints will need a good set of six here, and could do with a score before the break to give themselves hope.