Monday, December 22, 2014
Rugby League News

Warrington Wolves

Higham has appetite for more Challenge Cup glory

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Warrington Wolves hooker Micky Higham believes that defeat in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup semi-final last year has only sharpened his appetite to win the sport’s most coveted trophy for the fourth time in his career. However Higham is aware his team have a tough battle to face first in their quarter-final against Bradford Bulls at The Provident Stadium on Sunday ... Read More »

Tony Smith: Zak Hardaker best at last-ditch tackles

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Warrington Wolves boss Tony Smith speaks to the press after his side overpowered table toppers Leeds Rhinos, praising his side’s effort and singling out Zak Hardaker for his superb goal-line defence. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League ... Read More »

Michael Monaghan reveals retirement plans

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Warrington Wolves hooker Michael Monaghan has announced his retirement at the end of the current season. The 34-year-old Australian has featured in three Challenge Cup-winning sides since joining the Wolves from Manly in 2008, making 183 appearances in total and scoring 33 tries. He won the Lance Todd Trophy for his man-of-the-match display in the 2009 Challenge Cup final and ... Read More »

Match preview: Warrington Wolves v Leeds Rhinos

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Warrington will be looking to keep up the pace with the top four in Super League, as they take on table-topping Leeds in tonight’s televised Super League clash. However, the Wolves will have to do it without two of their biggest players, as both Ben Westwood and Trent Waterhouse will be missing for Tony Smith’s men. Westwood is beginning a ... Read More »

Tony Smith: Rhinos have set the benchmark

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In this podcast, provided by Warrington Wolves, you can hear coach Tony Smith, and former South Sydney Rabbitohs prop Roy Asotasi discussing tomorrow night’s mouth-watering encounter with Super League leaders Leeds Rhinos. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League ... Read More »

Three Super League players suspended

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Three players were suspended when they appeared before an independent disciplinary tribunal this evening following offences committed in First Utility Super League Round 14 fixtures. Chris Annakin of Wakefield Trinity Wildcats was suspended for five matches and fined £300 after pleading guilty to making a Grade D dangerous throw on Warrington Wolves player Roy Asotasi in the 38th minute. Ben Westwood ... Read More »

Richie Myler set to return for Warrington Wolves

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Warrington Wolves head coach Tony Smith has been handed a major injury boost, as scrum-half Richie Myler is set to return from injury to face Wakefield Trinity Wildcats this weekend. Myler has missed the Wolves’ last six games with a shoulder injury, but has shrugged it off to be named in Smith’s 19-man squad to face the Wildcats. With both ... Read More »

Video: Wolves players reflect on Saints win

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In the closing game of 2014 Magic Weekend, and in quite anti-climactic fashion, Warrington Wolves pulled apart St Helens to avenge their early season defeat. After the match, key players Stefan Ratchford, Chris Hill and Matty Russell offered their views. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World ... Read More »

Match report: Warrington Wolves 41-24 St Helens

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In a nusthell In a somewhat anti-climactic conclusion to 2014’s Magic Weekend, Warrington dominated St Helens to avenge their defeat in the opening game of the season. How it unfolded 8′ – Gene Ormsby try; Chris Bridge missed goal (0/1): 4-0 9′ – Rhys Evans try; Chris Bridge missed goal (0/2): 8-0 21′ – Chris Hill try; Chris Bridge goal ... Read More »

Video highlights: Warrington Wolves 42-10 Catalan Dragons

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Catalan winger Michael Oldfield almost scored in the 15th minute after great work by Leon Pryce, but he was just pushed into touch by Matty Russell. Warrington went down to the other end of the pitch, and after good work by Gene Ormsby the ball was moved quickly to the right for Joel Monaghan to open the scoring. Chris Bridge ... Read More »

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