Friday, December 19, 2014
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Russell returns for Warrington Wolves

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Matthew Russell has been named in Warrington’s squad to face Wigan Warriors this Friday, just two weeks after suffering a horrendous facial injury against Widnes Vikings. Russell was forced to sit out last Thursday’s victory against Castleford due to the injury, which saw him lose some of his teeth after colliding with Widnes’ Macgraff Leuluai. However, he has been included ... Read More »

Who will make it to the Super League Grand Final?

Will it be Wigan's year again?

League Express editor Martyn Sadler and reporter John Davidson preview this week’s Super League play-off semi-finals and discuss who they think has what it takes to make it to Old Trafford. Will Wigan get a chance to make it back-to-back Grand Final wins or will Warrington exact their long-overdue revenge? Can Catalan Dragons cause another upset? Watch the video to ... Read More »

Monaghan: We want a complete 80-minute display

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Warrington Wolves skipper Michael Monaghan says the Wolves are out to improve in their next match against Wigan to give a complete 80-minute performance. And Monaghan, who will play the final game of his career if the Wolves bow out of the playoffs at the DW Stadium this Friday, has revealed that the club could welcome back injured pair Matty ... Read More »

Higham using past defeats as motivation against Wigan

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Warrington Wolves hooker Micky Higham will be using last year’s Grand Final defeat to Wigan Warriors as added motivation when the two sides meet on Friday in their play-off semi-final at the DW Stadium (8.00pm). Former Wigan and St Helens hooker Higham knows there is not much between the two sides in the final stages of the season and is ... Read More »

Competition: Win a pair of tickets to Wigan v Warrington

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We’ve teamed up with ALCATEL ONETOUCH to give away two pairs of tickets to Friday’s play-off semi-final between Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves. CLICK HERE TO ENTER THIS FREE COMPETITION To enter, which is free, simply subscribe to the Total Rugby League newsletter. Two subscribers will be picked out at random on Thursday afternoon and will have their tickets waiting ... Read More »

Wolves beat Tigers to reach last four

Warrington Wolves proved too strong for Castleford Tigers tonight, winning 14-30 at the Mendahose Jungle to go through to the last four of the Super League playoffs. They confirmed their superiority on the night in the final 20 minutes, after Castleford had fought back to 10-12 with a Luke Dorn try that was converted by Marc Sneyd. They snatched the ... Read More »

Monaghan: Wolves need to be better against Castleford

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Warrington winger Joel Monaghan believes the Wolves need to up their game to defeat Castleford this evening, but thinks the motivation of ensuring players leaving do so with a bang will see them through. The Australian, who was Super League’s leading try scorer in 2014, grabbed a hat-trick against Widnes last week but wasn’t happy with the overall performance. “It ... Read More »

Garry Schofield: Cas don’t have another performance in them

Schoey doesn't think Castleford have a chance of making it through their play-off match with Warrington

League Express columnist Garry Schofield reveals his tip for Castleford Tigers v Warrington Wolves tomorrow night… Cas are shot now and they don’t have another performance in them this season. Everything went wrong for them at St Helens and their forwards were completely unable to get on top. The halves, who have been so good this season, weren’t up to ... Read More »

Former Wire captain Mackey loses battle with cancer

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Former Warrington captain Greg Mackey sadly passed away today, aged 52. The Australian, who was diagnosed with bowel cancer in December 2011, lost his battle peacefully. Mackey first joined Warrington in August 1989 and played nine games. Warrington won eight of them and drew the other, culminating in a Lancashire Cup Final victory. He then received a lucrative offer from ... Read More »

Tony Smith: The game is not protecting our players

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Warrington Wolves coach Tony Smith insists the game is failing to protect its players, and has called for more protection after Matty Russell’s horrific injury at the weekend. Russell has since been cleared of any serious injury after colliding with Widnes’ Macgraff Leuluai during their play-off encounter on Saturday, but Smith believes there isn’t enough being done to look after ... Read More »

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