Friday, January 30, 2015
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Warrington Wolves

Smith sold the Warrington move, says Sims


New Warrington Wolves signing Ashton Sims admits that the passion of Tony Smith sold the move halfway across the world to join Warrington, saying that once he had spoken to the Wolves boss, he knew he wanted to come to Super League. Sims arrived in the country last week ahead of taking up a deal with Warrington, and the Fiji ... Read More »

Smith: England are improving


Former England coach Tony Smith believes the national team is improving and a victory over Australia and New Zealand will come. England suffered close losses against both the Kangaroos and Kiwis in the recent Four Nations, missing out of the tournament’s final. Smith, who coached Great Britain in 2007 and led England at the 2008 World Cup, said England was ... Read More »

World Club Series tickets now on sale


Tickets to see the best Rugby League players from the northern and southern hemispheres do battle in the 2015 World Club Series are now on sale. The eagerly-anticipated tournament has already been billed the ‘Ryder Cup of Rugby League’ and sees the top three clubs from the First Utility Super League, St Helens, Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves face NRL ... Read More »

Sims feels at home in Warrington already


New Warrington Wolves signing Ashton Sims admits he’s slightly nervous about making a mark with his new club in 2015 – but says the welcome everyone at the club has given him so far has made the switch across to the other side of the world seamless. Sims arrived in England earlier this week ahead of starting a two-year contract ... Read More »

Warrington’s future is bright, says Ratchford


Warrington utility Stefan Ratchford believes the development of the Wolves’ young stars mean they will be better placed to challenge for silverware in coming years. Players like Rhys Evans, Gene Ormsby and James Laithwaite became regulars in the Warrington side in 2014. The Wolves overcame a slow start to make the semi-finals of both the Challenge Cup and the Super ... Read More »

Gary Wheeler ready for new challenge at Warrington


Gary Wheeler admits he felt like his career had stalled during the latter part of his time at St Helens, and he hopes that his move to Warrington will help his career kick on once again. The 25-year-old, who has penned a one-year deal with the Wolves for 2015, admitted it was a tough call to leave his boyhood club. ... Read More »

Myler leaving? No chance, say Warrington Wolves

Richie Myler

Warrington Wolves have refuted claims that they are about to let Richie Myler leave the club, after speculation linking him with a move to rival Super League club Hull KR earlier this week. It had been suggested that the Rovers were interested in taking on the services of Myler, who has extra competition for 2015 with the signing of Gary ... Read More »

Reports: Hull KR to sign Warrington’s Richie Myler on loan

Gareth O'Brien (left) and Richie Myler (right)

Warrington Wolves half-back Richie Myler could join Hull Kingston Rovers on loan next season, according to the Hull Daily Mail. The 24-year-old was in and out of Tony Smith’s side in 2014 and ultimately fell down the Wolves’ pecking order behind Stefan Ratchford and Chris Bridge. That, along with the emergence of Gareth O’Brien, has put the former England international ... Read More »

Albert Goldthorpe Rookie of the Year: The candidates


In this week’s edition of League Express, our weekly poll exclusively revealed the candidates which comprise the shortlist for the Albert Goldthorpe Rookie of the Year Medal. Previously won by stars such as Sam Tomkins and John Bateman, the medal rewards the best “rookie” to have appeared in Super League across a season. To qualify, players must have played fewer ... Read More »

Tony Smith: We’re not looking overseas


Warrington head coach Tony Smith is looking to add one to two more players to his squad for 2015, but he says the Wolves won’t be looking down under. Warrington have been linked with a number of NRL stars and they have two free visa spots with the departure of Australians Michael Monaghan and Trent Waterhouse. But Smith told League ... Read More »