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Dragons Defy The Odds To Beat The Wolves And Win Challenge Cup





It was England v. France, Sang et Or v. Primrose and Blue, Gallic Charm v. Northern Grit, Catalans Dragons v. Warrington Wolves. Wembley was the venue for only the second internationally flavoured Challenge Cup Final and the prospect was for a classic game between two open rugby playing sides.

 

The Wolves came into the game as strong favourites but a resurgent Catalans Dragons, under the stewardship of Steve McNamara, had saved everything in their locker for arguably the most important game in their eighteen year history.

 

If the Dragons repeated their semi-final form then the Wolves were in for a bumpy ride, but anything other than a top drawer Catalans performance meant it was likely to be Warrington’s afternoon.

 

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