Warrington pushed all the way by part-time Halifax

Warrington Wolves made it three wins from three in the Qualifiers with a hard-fought 22-8 victory over part-time Halifax. Peta Hiku crossed after 20 minutes in a surprisingly tight first half before Halifax defied the odds to level the game through Chester Butler. Chris Hill regained Warrington’s lead after the restart but ‘Fax and Butler wouldn’t go away as the…

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Warrington ease past Dragons in Qualifiers

Warrington Wolves moved closer to securing their Super League status with a 52-24 win over Catalans Dragons. Stefan Ratchford, Matty Russell and Declan Patton scored in the opening 15 minutes as Wire raced into the lead. Remi Casty brought the Dragons onto the board but Warrington responded through Ryan Atkins and Ratchford’s second try in a dominant first half display.…

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Warrington “scouring the world” for a half-back, admits CEO Karl Fitzpatrick

Warrington chief executive Karl Fitzpatrick has admitted to League Express that a new halfback is at the top of the club’s priority list for 2018. The Wolves, who began their Qualifiers with a victory at Widnes on Friday night, are expected to make changes to their squad for next year after Fitzpatrick admitted some performances this season have been “unacceptable”.…

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Warrington’s Qualifiers campaign starts with Widnes win

Warrington Wolves got their Qualifiers campaign off to the perfect start with a 28-14 victory at Widnes Vikings. Jack Hughes crossed to give the Wolves an early lead before Jack Buchanan brought the hosts onto the board. Joe Mellor touched down as Widnes moved in front at half time, with Lloyd White adding a penalty goal to his two conversions…

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Warrington have motivation aplenty for Qualifiers, says CEO Karl Fitzpatrick

Warrington fans – there will be a full, exclusive interview with CEO Karl Fitzpatrick in Monday’s paper, discussing a number of on-field and off-field issues. To open your digital subscription and have the paper delivered to your smart device as soon as it’s released, click here. Warrington have all the motivation they need ahead of their Qualifiers campaign getting underway…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s games

Leeds v Wigan (8pm, Sky Sports) Brett Delaney makes a welcome return for Leeds, with Josh Jordan-Roberts missing out. Wigan make two changes from the side that defeated Salford in the Challenge Cup, with youngsters Jack Wells and Josh Ganson replacing Joel Tomkins (groin) and Sam Powell (suspension). Liam Farrell retains his place in the squad despite not recovering in…

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Super League club-by-club regular season review plus grading

Castleford Tigers (1st) Highlight: Take your pick so far; although Tigers fans will not forget the 66-10 mauling of local rivals Leeds back in March in a hurry, surely. Lowlight: There haven’t been many, but the disappointing defeat to Salford in the driving rain earlier in the season is perhaps the most frustrating. Star player: There are plenty of contenders…

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Key duo return for Warrington as Widnes make six changes

Warrington Wolves have welcome Kevin Brown and Matty Russell back into their 19-man squad to face Widnes. The pair have missed the last six weeks of action, with England halfback Brown nursing a foot injury while Russell has endured a knee problem. But the duo will return on Thursday as the Wolves look to build on their win over Wigan.…

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