Wolves boost top eight hopes with Catalans victory

Warrington Wolves moved to within three points of the top eight with a 24-16 win over fellow strugglers Catalans Dragons. Jodie Broughton crossed in the corner to give the visitors an early lead however Ben Jullien touched down at the other end almost instantly for Warrington. Ryan Atkins went over for Wire’s second however Richie Myler brought Catalans level at 10-all.…

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Smith expecting Catalans to be fired up as good friend McNamara takes charge

Warrington coach Tony Smith believes close friend Steve McNamara will have Saturday’s opponents Catalans Dragons fired up ahead of Saturday’s huge clash between the two sides. McNamara will take charge of the Dragons for the first time as he looks to begin to overturn the fortunes of the French outfit and get them back into the top eight. However, the…

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Centurions snap up Evans

Leigh Centurions have confirmed the signing of Rhys Evans from Warrington Wolves for the 2018 season, as reported in League Express. The 24-year-old has penned a three-year contract, running until the end of the 2020 season, and will link up with his new teammates ahead of pre-season. Currently sidelined with a season-ending injury, the Wales international joined Warrington Wolves in…

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Warrington v Wigan: A combined XIII for Saturday’s cup quarter-final

TotalRL has looked at the 19-man squads and likely line-ups for Wigan’s trip to Warrington on Saturday afternoon and taken the plunge.. by picking a combined XIII featuring the best players in each side! This one is bound to cause some debate.. Fullback: Stefan Ratchford (Warrington) Ratchford just gets the nod over Wigan counterpart Sam Tomkins here – particularly as he’s…

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Warrington v Wigan: Three key battles in Saturday’s cup quarter-final

It’s a mouthwatering clash between two of Super League’s strugglers – and here, TotalRL picks out the three key battles which could decide the Challenge Cup quarter-final between Warrington and Wigan.. Stefan Ratchford v Sam Tomkins Ratchford has played in a variety of positions this season, but after Tony Smith’s comments earlier this week, a return to fullback seems likely…

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Warrington’s season does not hinge on Wigan cup tie, says Tony Smith

Warrington coach Tony Smith has insisted that the Wolves’ season does not hinge on this Saturday’s Challenge Cup tie with Wigan. The Wolves’ title challenge looks all-but over by mid-June: instead, they look more likely to be involved in the Qualifiers than the title race following a disastrous first half of the regular season. That has led some to suggest…

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