Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Warrington Wolves

Stats Zone: Challenge Cup quarter-final special

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Another weekend of Rugby League is upon us, and the spotlight moves away from Super League for a week, as the quarter-finals of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup take place. After Widnes booked their place in the semi-finals last night by defeating Keighley, six other teams are battling it out for three spots in the last four – including Championship side ... Read More »

Hill: Nothing better than taking out league leaders

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Warrington and England prop Chris Hill insists his side always had belief they were going to turn their season around after a poor start to the campaign. Alarm bells rang after the first handful of rounds returned minimal points, but Tony Smith’s men have finally found form, and their recent run of four wins in a row – culminating with ... Read More »

Smith will make Agar enquiry

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Warrington Wolves coach Tony Smith has confirmed the club are interested in bringing in former Wakefield boss Richard Agar as an assistant. The French national coach left the Wildcats on Monday after losing ground in the relegation battle to rivals Bradford Bulls. Agar went on holiday soon after the news broke, but made it clear he would be looking for another job in Super ... Read More »

Warrington Wolves star the form half in Super League, says coach

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There isn’t a better half-back currently playing in Super League than Warrington’s Chris Bridge, according to his boss Tony Smith. Bridge has been in outstanding form so far in 2014 – having to deputize for the likes of Richie Myler and Stefan Ratchford for large chunks of the campaign, moving from his usual position of centre. That form was rewarded ... Read More »

Tony Smith: I’m not going anywhere

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Warrington boss Tony Smith has denied rumours he is set to join NRL outfit St George-Illawarra Dragons in a coaching role, but admitted he is still in talks over his future with Wolves owner Simon Moran. The Australian played for both St George and the Illawarra Steelers before their merger and older brother Brian spent four years in charge there ... Read More »

Warrington Wolves lose another forward to injury

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Warrington Wolves’ injury hoodoo looks set to continue for a good few weeks, as they are set to be without the services of James Laithwaite for up to six weeks of action. Laithwaite has played 16 times so far for Warrington in 2014, but has suffered a broken bone in his foot, leaving him out of action for a lengthy ... Read More »

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 »