Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Warrington Wolves

Match preview: Hull KR v Warrington Wolves


Hull Kingston Rovers and Warrington lock horns in one of five all-Super League clashes this weekend, with the Wolves looking to continue their rich recent history in the famous tournament. With Matthew Russell easing himself back to full fitness for the Wolves, the visitors are likely to be considered as favourites for their trip to East Hull – where they ... Read More »

Ben Westwood wary of underdog opponents in Challenge Cup

Ben Westwood. ©RLPhotos

Despite being arguably the most dominant force in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup in recent years, Warrington captain Ben Westwood is still wary of their opponents this weekend – as they look to launch another charge to the final. The Wolves have won the Cup three times in the last five years, with Hull Kingston Rovers standing in their way this ... Read More »

Warrington call in Lee Briers’ help to prepare for cup clash


Warrington have called upon the expertise of legendary half-back Lee Briers to steer them towards success in 2014. Whilst Briers won’t be stepping out onto the pitch in the famous primrose and blue again, he will be working with the club’s current batch of pivots to ensure that they success wherever they can with their kicking game. Wolves co-captain Michael ... Read More »

Russell excited for Challenge Cup debut

Scotland full-back Matty Russell. ©RLPhotos

Fresh from making his first start for Warrington Wolves, Matty Russell is preparing for another significant moment his career – his debut in the Challenge Cup competition. Before his year with Gold Coast Titans, Russell made two appearances for Wigan and six whilst on loan with Hull FC. But none were in the Challenge Cup, which he is now aiming ... Read More »

Match report: Huddersfield Giants 14-33 Warrington Wolves


In a nutshell Huddersfield threw away an early lead and conceded three tries in the last 10 minutes to surrender the points to a Warrington Wolves side that may have found its attacking flair. How it unfolded 8′ – The home side draw first blood just moments after Joel Monaghan is tackled just short of the Giants line, a superb ... Read More »

Match preview: Huddersfield Giants v Warrington Wolves


Two of the games major forces clash today at the John Smiths Stadium, as Huddersfield and Warrington look to make movements towards the head of the Super League table. Prop Eorl Crabtree is set to make his 350th appearance for Huddersfield. Hooker Shaun Lunt is back from injury and Michael Lawrence is available after a ban, while young full-back Jake ... Read More »

Jordan Burke joins Eagles on month-long loan

Jordan Burke. ©RLPhotos

Warrington Wolves utility back Jordan Burke has joined Championship outfit Sheffield Eagles on a month-long loan. The 22-year-old begins training with his new club tonight and looks set to make his debut against Keighley Cougars on Sunday. Eagles Head Coach Mark Aston said: “I’m pleased we’ve been able to bring Jordan into the club. As a player he has great ... Read More »

Warrington name unchanged squad for Giants clash


Warrington head coach Tony Smith has named an unchanged 19-man squad for this weekend’s clash against Huddersfield, as they look to bounce back from defeat against Wigan. There could be a start for Matty Russell, as he eases himself back to full fitness. Russell has been appearing from the interchange bench over the last few weeks, but could start from ... Read More »

Tony Smith not concerned over Warrington attack


Warrington Wolves head coach Tony Smith insists he is not worried about his side’s limp attack, after they posted just four points in defeat to Wigan last time out. That is the lowest score the Wolves have managed to muster in a game since Smith took charge, but he believes his side just need to correct some small errors before ... Read More »

Micky Higham should be fit for Giants clash


Warrington Wolves hooker Micky Higham is confident he will be ready to face Huddersfield Giants this Sunday, despite sustaining facial injuries against Wigan last Thursday. The 33-year-old missed the final moments of the 4-12 defeat after clashing with Scott Taylor’s boot in a tackle, leaving him covered in blood from numerous wounds. However with a long turnaround before Sunday afternoon’s ... Read More »