SAINTS Under 19s lost 36-20 at Wigan Warriors at Robin Park Arena on Saturday.

The Warriors racked up an18-point lead before Saints responded on the half hour mark with a try from Jack Welsby.

Wigan opened up a four-score lead before the break.

Saints were the first to score in the second half when Paul Nash sent captain Sam Royle under the posts.

Warriors scored again but Saints sprung to life in the last 10 minutes with tries from Tom Nisbett and Simm.

Unfortunately Wigan sealed a 36-20 victory in the third minute of second half injury time.

Saints U19s Team: Jack Welsby; Tom Nisbett, Josh Simm, Nico Rizzelli, John Hutchings; Ryan Horne, Lewis Dodd; Harry Brooks, Jake Wingfield, Kye Siyani, Matty Foster, Sam Royle (C), Joe Sharratt. Subs: Paul Nash, Warren Smith, Jamie Pye, Lewis Baxter.

Tries: Welsby (29), Royle (46), Nisbett (69), Simm (74).