Monday, July 28, 2014
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Warrington Wolves

Interview: Meet the Monaghan brothers


Michael and Joel Monaghan have been stand-outs since arriving in Super League. But if it wasn’t for chance, and an unfortunate incident, neither would have ended up at Warrington. Rugby League World magazine recounts the tale… They are as tight as can be. Brothers who were born just two years apart and each followed their dreams in Rugby League across ... Read More »

Off the field interview: Stefan Ratchford

Stefan Ratchford. ©RLPhotos

What would your last meal on Earth be? I’d probably be a bit boring and go for a steak. A big fillet with peppercorn sauce and some green beans and carrots. Maybe some sweet potato fries, too. I have it cooked medium rare. I’d wash it down with a glass of white wine or two, then go onto the Jack ... Read More »

Video highlights: Bradford Bulls 34-28 Warrington Wolves


What to look out for 0’ – The home side try out a new idea, with stand-off Lee Gaskell and full-back Brett Kearney swapping positions. Luke George pulls out of the match day 17 at the last minute and is replaced by dropped Jamie Foster. 7’ – Warrington draw first blood through Anthony England, who powers his way over the ... Read More »

Match report: Bradford Bulls 34-28 Warrington Wolves


In a nutshell Bradford secured a stunning win on home turf against last season’s Grand Final runners-up. The Bulls are now off the foot of Super League. How it unfolded 0’ – The home side try out a new idea, with stand-off Lee Gaskell and full-back Brett Kearney swapping positions. Luke George pulls out of the match day 17 at ... Read More »

Video: Tony Smith compliments Doncaster


I spoke to Warrington head coach Tony Smith after his team secured their place in the Challenge Cup quarter-finals with a big win over Doncaster yesterday. Wolves were too good for the Championship side, who rested several players, running out convincing 68-0 winners. Warrington posted 30 points in the first half and piled on another 38 in the second period, ... Read More »

Match report: Warrington Wolves 68-0 Doncaster


In a nutshell The home side ran in 12 unanswered tries to cruise through to the quarter finals of the Challenge Cup. Chris Bridge scored four times and scored 10 goals to finish with a personal points haul of 36. The story of the game 9’ – Kevin Penny try; Chris Bridge goal (1/1): 6-0 14’ – Matty Russell try; ... Read More »

Warrington Wolves not taking Challenge Cup opponents lightly

Warrington boss Tony Smith. ©RLPhotos

Warrington Wolves head coach Tony Smith insists he is not underestimating Championship outfit Doncaster, as they prepare to do battle in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup this Sunday. The Dons – who are coached by former cup winner Paul Cooke – are flying high at the top end of the Championship, after beating Sheffield last Sunday in a remarkable comeback. And ... Read More »

Smith not pushing Wolves panic button just yet


Warrington coach Tony Smith remains confident in his side’s chances this season despite watching the Wolves slump to their fifth loss in 10 games against Castleford yesterday. After an encouraging Good Friday victory over Widnes, Warrington looked to have finally hit form, but the Tigers inflicted a 40-6 defeat yesterday and Wire now sit eighth in the Super League table, ... Read More »

Match report: Castleford Tigers 40-6 Warrington Wolves


In a nutshell A hat-trick of tries from Castleford captain Michael Shenton was a key factor as the Tigers put the Wolves to the sword in a convincing victory that puts them back into second place in the Super League table. How it unfolded The Tigers opened the score with an early try by James Clare, converted by Marc Sneyd, ... Read More »

Full-time report: Warrington Wolves 44-6 Widnes Vikings

Joel in action against Widnes Vikings. ©RLPhotos

In a nutshell Warrington put in a polished and impressive display to thoroughly outclass Widnes Vikings in front of a strong crowd at the Halliwell-Jones Stadium. How it unfolded 4’ – Gareth O’Brien opens Warrington’s account for the day after powering over from close range, via the video referee. Chris Bridge lands the conversion: 6-0. 11’ – O’Brien involved again, ... Read More »