Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Warrington Wolves

Gareth O’Brien had signed for Bradford Bulls

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

Warrington Wolves scrum-half Gareth O’Brien admits he did sign a deal with the Bradford Bulls for 2015, but has paid tribute to the club for allowing him to be released from that contract to remain at Warrington in 2015. O’Brien has penned a one-year deal with the Wolves for next season, after initially agreeing on a deal to join the ... Read More »

Warrington Wolves trio sign new deals


Warrington Wolves have extended the contracts of Ben Westwood, Gareth O’Brien and Kevin Penny after what has been another successful campaign. The three players have all signed one-year extensions with the club. Westwood and O’Brien have agreed deals until November 2016 with Penny taking up a one-year option until November 2015. International second rower Westwood signed for the club back ... Read More »

Monaghan lands coaching role at rival Super League club

Michael Monaghan

Retiring Warrington hooker Michael Monaghan will take up a coaching role with a rival Super League club in the next few days. The Australian, who played his last game against Wigan on Friday, told the Warrington Guardian: “I’ve got my first coaching job, so I’ll be heading off to do that. “It’s not been announced yet, but in the coming ... Read More »

Warrington Wolves in 2015 World Club Series


Warrington Wolves’ defeat to Wigan last night brought the curtain down on their 2014 season – but there was a small shred of comfort, as their place in the semi-finals of the Super League play-offs earned them a spot in next year’s World Club Series tournament. Having finished above Catalan Dragons – the other losing semi-finalist this weekend – in ... Read More »

Late Burgess try seals Wigan’s Grand Final spot

Wigan winger Joe Burgess left it until the 79th minute to snatch a 16-12 victory for his side in a hard fought contest tonight at the DW Stadium against Warrington Wolves. That Wigan would struggle to suppress the challenge of the Wolves looked unlikely early in the game, as they applied relentless pressure on the Warrington defence. They went ahead ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors v Warrington Wolves: The key battles

Chris Hill takes the ball in. ©RLPhotos

Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves lock horns tonight at the DW Stadium, with a place in the Super League Grand Final on offer for the winner. After St Helens became the first team to reach the showpiece event last night, a huge clash between the teams finishing second and fifth in Super League will determine who the other team is ... Read More »

Match preview: Wigan Warriors v Warrington Wolves


  Wigan and Warrington will stage a repeat of the 2013 Super League Grand Final tonight – but this time, they will be competing for the right to get to Old Trafford and face St Helens. Wigan are refreshed after a week off following their victory against Huddersfield in week one of the play-offs, whilst the Wolves have had to ... Read More »

Friday Flashback: Wigan v Warrington, March 2001


As part of our previews to each of the two big Super League play-off games this weekend, we’re taking you back down memory lane to go back over a classic encounter between the two sides in question. Yesterday, we previewed St Helens v Catalan Dragons by looking at the classic game at Langtree Park from two years ago, which saw ... Read More »

Russell has today to prove fitness


Warrington Wolves will make a decision over full-back Matty Russell today (Thursday), as he battles to be fit for their play-off semi-final clash against Wigan Warriors on Friday night. Russell has not featured since suffering a horrific facial injury in week one of the play-offs against Widnes Vikings two weeks ago, but has been included in Tony Smith’s 19-man squad ... Read More »

Warrington to make late call on Russell


Warrington Wolves head coach Tony Smith has revealed that the club will leave it until the latest possible moment to decide on whether to play full-back Matty Russell in this Friday’s game against Wigan. Russell hasn’t played since suffering a horrific facial injury against Widnes two weeks ago, but was earlier named in the Wolves’ 19-man squad to face the ... Read More »