Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Match report: Warrington Wolves 68-0 Doncaster

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In a nutshell The home side ran in 12 unanswered tries to cruise through to the quarter finals of the Challenge Cup. Chris Bridge scored four times and scored 10 goals to finish with a personal points haul of 36. The story of the game 9’ – Kevin Penny try; Chris Bridge goal (1/1): 6-0 14’ – Matty Russell try; ... Read More »

Warrington Wolves not taking Challenge Cup opponents lightly

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Warrington Wolves head coach Tony Smith insists he is not underestimating Championship outfit Doncaster, as they prepare to do battle in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup this Sunday. The Dons – who are coached by former cup winner Paul Cooke – are flying high at the top end of the Championship, after beating Sheffield last Sunday in a remarkable comeback. And ... Read More »

Smith not pushing Wolves panic button just yet

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Warrington coach Tony Smith remains confident in his side’s chances this season despite watching the Wolves slump to their fifth loss in 10 games against Castleford yesterday. After an encouraging Good Friday victory over Widnes, Warrington looked to have finally hit form, but the Tigers inflicted a 40-6 defeat yesterday and Wire now sit eighth in the Super League table, ... Read More »

Match report: Castleford Tigers 40-6 Warrington Wolves

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In a nutshell A hat-trick of tries from Castleford captain Michael Shenton was a key factor as the Tigers put the Wolves to the sword in a convincing victory that puts them back into second place in the Super League table. How it unfolded The Tigers opened the score with an early try by James Clare, converted by Marc Sneyd, ... Read More »

Full-time report: Warrington Wolves 44-6 Widnes Vikings

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In a nutshell Warrington put in a polished and impressive display to thoroughly outclass Widnes Vikings in front of a strong crowd at the Halliwell-Jones Stadium. How it unfolded 4’ – Gareth O’Brien opens Warrington’s account for the day after powering over from close range, via the video referee. Chris Bridge lands the conversion: 6-0. 11’ – O’Brien involved again, ... Read More »

First-half report: Warrington Wolves 24-0 Widnes Vikings

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How it unfolded 4’ – Gareth O’Brien opens Warrington’s account for the day after powering over from close range, via the video referee. Chris Bridge lands the conversion: 6-0. 11’ – O’Brien involved again, this time putting in a superb kick that finds Joel Monaghan on the wing, the Aussie making easy work of the grounding. Bridge converts from the ... Read More »

Match preview: Warrington Wolves v Widnes Vikings

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It’s another local derby following on from St Helens v Wigan, as Warrington and Widnes lock horns in what will surely be a tasty clash. Warrington Wolves are without prop Paul Wood and versatile forward Simon Grix, who were injured in last Friday’s home defeat by Hull KR. Gareth O’Brien and Ben Evans are brought in by coach Tony Smith. ... Read More »

Ryan Atkins hoping Easter can kickstart Warrington season

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Warrington Wolves centre Ryan Atkins is hoping that his side’s stuttering start to the season can be given a shot in the arm over the coming days, as the Easter period kicks off this afternoon. The Wolves face local rivals Widnes Vikings in a traditional derby match this afternoon, before a trip to high-flying Castleford on Monday. And with two ... Read More »

Matty Russell signs long-term deal at Warrington

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Warrington Wolves full-back Matty Russell has signed a new contract with the club – just six games into his spell at the Wolves. After signing from Gold Coast Titans on an initial two-year deal, Russell has impressed to the extent that he has been handed a contract until the end of the 2017 season. Russell has spoke of the deal, ... Read More »

I owe the Wildcats, claims Chris Riley

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Chris Riley insists it was an easy decision to re-join Wakefield on loan, after his deal with the Wildcats was extended for the foreseeable future last week. After falling down the pecking order at parent club Warrington, Riley believes it was a simple decision to get some loan football under his belt. He feels like he owes the Wildcats, after ... Read More »