WIGAN coach Eric Hughes has the huge task of getting his side prepared for the return leg of the Visa World Club Championship after a second disappointing display.

Following the mauling at London Broncos the previous week the Warriors went to struggling Paris on Saturday looking for a morale boosting victory, but instead came away with a disappointing 30-28 defeat.

Hughes said: "I know we had a weakened side but after starting poorly we hit back and got ourselves into a winning position only to throw it away again.

"It was a big chance for several of the players and I was disappointed with them.

"We have talked about the intensity of playing for 80 minutes against the Aussies but after this I wonder if they have learned a single thing.

"They are professional players and they should be producing better than this. They should be producing consistent performances on a weekly basis."

Hughes will be hoping Gary Connolly and Jason Robinson return from Australia without injury after playing for a Rest of the World side that lost to the ARL.

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