Five talking points ahead of this weekend’s Super League

What happens if Warrington lose again this weekend? Four straight losses to open the season was a worry for Warrington fans. Five was concerning. Six was a borderline crisis. So what would seven in a row represent this Saturday if the Wolves slip to defeat to Hull? It will almost certainly leave last year’s Grand Finalists further adrift from the…

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FEATURE: Talking points ahead of this weekend’s Super League

Is Warrington’s form reaching critical levels yet? Five games, five defeats. It’s been far from an ideal start for Tony Smith and Warrington – made all the more perplexing by the fact that they hammered Brisbane in the World Club Series. On Friday they travel to St Helens – a team who have been in the spotlight themselves, although they eased the…

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Five talking points ahead of this weekend’s Super League

Who will partner Theo Fages in the halves for St Helens in France? It’s been another week to forget for St Helens. Defeat to Hull was their third in succession, with their only victory this season against Leeds on the opening night. Keiron Cunningham’s gamble on Jon Wilkin backfired – and it begs the question: who will play scrum-half against…

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Hughes promises response from “rock bottom” Warrington at Leigh

Warrington forward Jack Hughes has admitted the Wolves are at “rock bottom” heading into Thursday night’s game at Leigh Centurions – but he has promised they will deliver a response this evening. The Wolves head to the Leigh Sports Village looking for their first win of 2017 in the league at the fifth attempt – having suffered four straight losses…

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Hill set for Warrington return against Leigh

Chris Hill could make his long-awaited Warrington return against Leigh on Thursday after being named in the Wolves’ 19-man squad. The England international has yet to make an appearance this year following post-season surgery at the end of the Four Nations. Without their 29-year-old captain, Warrington have lost their opening four Super League games and are currently bottom of the…

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Warrington’s senior men need to step up, says Ashton Sims

Warrington Wolves prop Ashton Sims admits the club’s senior players need to “lead the way” for Tony Smith’s younger players as they look to end their winless start to the league season tonight. Despite impressing during their World Club Series victory against Brisbane, Warrington are yet to win a game in Super League in 2017 – a record they will…

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Warrington are in a “false position”, insists Wigan coach Shaun Wane

Wigan coach Shaun Wane has stressed that Thursday night’s opponents Warrington Wolves are in a “false position” at the bottom of Super League. The two Grand Finalists from last season meet in 2017 for the first time at the Halliwell Jones Stadium on Thursday – in very contrasting positions. Wigan have won all of their first three games this season…

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