Rugby League - Tomkins and Charnley torch Vikings

Sam Tomkins celebrated his 24th birthday with a hat-trick of tries but he was overshadowed by a four-star show from England team-mate Josh Charnley as Wigan romped to a 62-4 victory over a disappointing Widnes.

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Josh Charnley went over four times as Wigan crushed Widnes

Wigan ran in 11 tries, with Chris Tuson, Liam Farrell, Pat Richards and Iain Thornley also crossing, to move within a point of Super League leaders Huddersfield.

The Warriors were without five first-choice forwards through injury but still had too much power and skill for the outclassed Vikings, who claimed a consolation score through Lloyd White late on.

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