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Jack Hughes forgot he was wearing a ‘cricket box’ – The Times

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Hughes led from the front as Warrington secured a convincing win at WembleyACTION PLUS SPORTS/ALAMY

Jack Hughes played a prominent role as Warrington Wolves tore up the form book and lifted the Coral Challenge Cup, less than a month after the second-row forward underwent surgery for a ruptured testicle.

Hughes wore a cricket-style groin protector and led from the front in a surprise switch to stand-off in the 18-4 victory on Saturday as the Wolves turned the agony of losing to Catalans Dragons in the final last season to upset a stunned St Helens.

It was hard for the 27-year-old Warrington co-captain to imagine that he would be playing at Wembley as he recovered in a Perpignan hospital, having suffered the rupture from a tackle in a game against Catalans but played on for 50 minutes. “There was the contact…

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