Monday, September 22, 2014
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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 »

Matty Russell in line to start against Giants

Scotland full-back Matty Russell. ©RLPhotos

Gareth O’Brien could be dropped for Warrington’s trip to Huddersfield on Sunday after Wolves coach Tony Smith hinted that Matty Russell is in line for his first starting appearance. O’Brien struggled to make an impact during Warrington’s 12-4 defeat against Wigan last Thursday, while Russell did well after being introduced off the bench. Russell’s introduction prompted Stefan Ratchford to join ... Read More »

Video highlights: Warrington Wolves 4-12 Wigan Warriors

Chris Hill takes the ball in. ©RLPhotos

Extensive video highlights from Thursday’s Super League clash between Warrington Wolves and Wigan Warriors at the Halliwell-Jones Stadium. Read our brief match report here and check out Monday’s League Express for in-depth detail. 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 ... Read More »

Wigan edge Wolves in wet conditions

In a Nutshell The conditions played a key role in disrupting the handling of both sides, but Wigan made fewer errors than Warrington and held on to win 12-4 at the Halliwell Jones Stadium. How it Unfolded Wigan took an early six-point lead when a superb break by Joe Burgess was supported by Liam Farrell, who touched down for a ... Read More »

Rugby League Betting Guide: Warrington Wolves v Wigan Warriors

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Warrington Wolves v Wigan Warriors Handicap: Warrington -8 What a mouth watering contest we have in store on Thursday night. By their own admission both sides have not been at their best this season, but they have the ability and players to produce special moments. This was evident in last season’s grand final, when Wigan came back from 16-2 to ... Read More »

The match of the season – but only for us!


Tonight we will see a Grand Final re-match. Warrington Wolves versus Wigan Warriors at the Halliwell Jones Stadium! Doesn’t it just get the blood tingling! Can the Wolves get their revenge for their Grand Final defeat last year? Can Wigan win without Sean O’Loughlin and Micky McIlorum? Will this be the night that Warrington’s young halfback Gareth O’Brien really comes ... Read More »