Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Warrington Wolves

Warrington recover to edge out Vikings

Warrington Wolves were 0-18 down, late in the first half, but in a thrilling encounter they rallied to emerge from this elimination play-off with a 22-19 victory against Widnes Vikings, with Joel Monaghan scoring three thrilling fine tries. The first 35 minutes were dominated by the Vikings, however, with Kevin Brown putting his stamp on the game, creating the first ... Read More »

Super League Stat Pack: Play-offs Round One


The Super League play-offs kick off this weekend with four blockbuster games – and are covering every base ahead of each and every match that is taking place. Whether it is individual milestones, club records or even just interesting stats, our stat pack ahead of the play-offs will keep you fully up to date with everything that is happening ... Read More »

Crusaders offer coaching role to Michael Monaghan


North Wales Crusaders have offered Warrington hooker Michael Monaghan the vacant coaching job at the club. Monaghan emerged as a surprise late contender for the position as part of a proposed partnership with the Wolves. This article originally appeared in this week’s edition of League Express newspaper. Click here to download the digital version to your computer, smartphone or tablet ... Read More »

Warriors recover to secure top-four placing

Wigan Warriors recovered from a 4-18 half-time deficit to seal a 24-20 victory tonight against Warrington Wolves to grab a place in the top four, while the Wolves will have to wait for the result of Huddersfield’s game against St Helens on Friday night before knowing whether they have finished in the top four. The main worry for Wigan after ... Read More »

Joel Monaghan wants to send brother off in style


Warrington Wolves winger Joel Monaghan is relishing the final games of this season as they will be his last playing alongside brother Michael. The elder Monaghan sibling recently revealed his plans to retire at the end of the season and Joel admits he will be doing all he can to make sure his brother goes out in style. “These will ... Read More »

Interview: We sit down with all four Warrington half-backs

Warrington's four first-team half-backs (L-R): Chris Bridge, Gareth O'Brien, Stefan Ratchford, Richie Myler

When Warrington lost 34-28 at Bradford in early May, a sixth defeat from their opening 11 games, there was one name on most people’s lips. Yes, the Wolves had lost two of their pillars up front in Adrian Morley and Garreth Carvell. Plus a player of vast experience in the crucial position of fullback in Brett Hodgson. But for the ... Read More »

Chris Riley to leave Warrington Wolves at season’s end

Chris Riley

Warrington Wolves have confirmed that winger Chris Riley will be leaving the club at the end of the current season. Warrington-born Riley has made just one appearance for his home-town club this campaign – the opening fixture against St Helens – but has spent much of the season on loan at Wakefield Wildcats. Since his debut he has made a ... Read More »

Opinion: Could Club Call finally deliver at the final hurdle?


If Rugby League has become at least mildly popular amongst the mainstream media for one thing in recent years, it is the game’s bravery when it comes to innovation. Granted, some of the things the game has trialled over the years haven’t exactly been a resounding success – think the World Club Challenge of 1997, for example – but some ... Read More »

Wolves win was for Grix, says Smith


Warrington Wolves head coach Tony Smith has dedicated their impressive win against St Helens on Thursday night to luckless forward Simon Grix – who again suffered another horrific injury during the game. Grix, who has already missed 15 games in 2014 due to injury, suffered a broken ankle early in the game – and is set for another lengthy spell ... Read More »

Tony Smith: We want to delay Saints getting the shield


Warrington coach Tony Smith wants to delay St Helens winning the League Leader’s Shield by at least another week – and keep his side’s hopes of finishing second alive in the process. The local rivals lock horns tonight in what is set to be a thrilling encounter, with Saints needing just a point to guarantee top spot in Super League. ... Read More »