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Wheelchair Rugby League: Wales cruise to victory over USA

Wales cruised to a 78-24 win over USA in the first ever game of Wheelchair Rugby League to be played in the Americas.

Scott Trigg-Turner scored four tries for the visitors in Myrtle Beach, with Gary Preece and Andrew Higgins - the latter also adding 11 goals - bagging hat-tricks.

Jodie Boyd-Ward scored twice in the second half before a late Harry Jones try completed the rout.

Chayse Wolf and Mackenzie Johnson scored two tries apiece for the Americans to add to an effort from Andy Kingsley.

USA: Mack Johnson (Charlotte Lions), Chayse Wolf (Columbia Kangaroos), Micah Stewart (Raleigh Storm), Bill Johnstone (Savannah Eels), Andy Kingsley (Myrtle Beach Marlins). Subs (all used): Freddie Smith (Wilmington Wolves), Jesse Lind (Ft Jackson Blackhawks), Jabrier Lee (Ft Bragg Raptors)

Tries: Wolf (3, 27), Johnson (38, 70), Kingsley (53).

Goals: Johnstone 1/2, Stewart 1/3

Wales: Andrew Higgins (Hereford Harriers), Martin Lane (Wigan Warriors/Torfaen Tigers), Gary Preece (Hereford Harriers, capt), Jodie Boyd-Ward (Leeds Rhinos, capt), Scott Trigg-Turner (London Roosters). Subs (all used): Alex Powell (Torfaen Tigers), Harry Jones (North Wales Crusaders), Phillip Davies (Hereford Harriers)

Tries: Trigg-Turner (7, 16, 21, 62), Preece (9, 13, 73), Higgins (31, 55, 65), Boyd-Ward (45, 48), Jones (78)

Goals: Higgins 11/12, Trigg-Turner 1/1, Jones 1/1.