Saints win sets up mouth-watering Wigan semi

St Helens Leon Pryce is tackled by Hull KR's Ben Gates (left) during the Carnegie Cup Quarter Final match at the Stobart Stadium, Widnes. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 24, 2011. See PA Story RUGBYL St Helens. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
St Helens Leon Pryce is tackled by Hull KR's Ben Gates (left) during the Carnegie Cup Quarter Final match at the Stobart Stadium, Widnes. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 24, 2011. See PA Story RUGBYL St Helens. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
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ST Helens will face arch-rivals Wigan in the Carnegie Challenge Cup semi-finals.

Royce Simmons’ side cruised to victory over Hull KR while the Warriors overcame a stunning Warrington fightback to claim their place in the final four.

Saints were rampant at the Stobart Stadium, running in 10 tries including a first in 12 months for fit-again half-back Leon Pryce.

Jon Wilkin and Tommy Makinson claimed two apiece while further scores came from Sia Soliola, Scott Moore, Jonny Lomax, James Roby and Michael Shenton.

Saints will now be appearing in an 11th successive semi-final when they take on their great rivals in a fortnight’s time.

Simmons said: “We never spoke about 11 semi-finals in a row.

“It was all about players preparing to get this job done and they did just that.

“It would be fantastic to get to Wembley but we don’t want to get ahead of ourselves.”

Leeds and Castleford will contest the other semi-final, which will also take place on the weekend of the August 6 and 7.