Gareth O’Brien helped Salford to a rare away success at Wigan in 2017
Ahead of Friday’s play-off semi-final, Ian Proctor looks back on classic Wigan Warriors vs Salford Red Devils encounters, plus Toronto Wolfpack vs Featherstone Rovers games.
September 20, 2019 – Wigan 18 Salford 12
Wigan and Salford met in play-off football at Super League level for the first time a fortnight ago, and the reigning champions just did enough to claim victory and earn a visit to St Helens and the chance to go straight through to Old Trafford.
But Salford gave as good as they got and it was only a tremendous defensive effort from Adrian Lam’s Warriors which prevented Salford from claiming their maiden play Off victory in their first appearance at this level since 2006.