Rugby Salford Red Devils reach Super League Grand Final – Wigan Warriors 4-28 Salford Red Devils

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Rugby Salford's Lee Mossop celebrates his try against Wigan

Ex-Wigan prop Lee Mossop led Salford into the Super League Grand Final with a try against his former club
Betfred Super League – Preliminary Final
Wigan Warriors (0) 4
Try:French
Salford Red Devils (12) 28
Tries:Dudson, Lussick, MossopGoals:Inu 8

Salford Red Devils reached their first Super League Grand Final after upstaging five-time champions Wigan Warriors at the DW Stadium.

Just 12 months after battling to avoid relegation, the Red Devils have stunned the English rugby league establishment to book a meeting with St Helens at Old Trafford on Saturday, 12 October.

Ex-Wigan prop Gil Dudson’s try helped put Salford 12-0 up at the break.

Another ex-Warriors forward Lee Mossop also touched down to seal a famous win.

Former New Zealand and Samoa centre Krisnan Inu crucially contributed 16 points with the boot, with his composure in landing two early penalties setting up the little-fancied Red Devils for one of Super League’s most famous upsets.

Dudson’s first-half try and further four-pointers from Joey Lussick and Mossop put the visitors on their way to Old Trafford just after the hour mark, with a Bevan French try for Wigan coming as a late consolation effort.

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Salford upset the odds

Less than 20 miles separate the two clubs in England’s north west, but in terms of Super League pedigree there is a colossal gap – Wigan being a perennial force and one of the game’s best-known clubs, while Salf

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