Match report: Warrington Wolves 12-25 Hull Kingston Rovers

In a nutshell Warrington suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Hull KR. How it unfolded First-half: There was only one score in a remarkable first-half, with Michael Weyman’s try and Travis Burns’ conversion the only points of the half. Second-half: The Robins continued the onslaught in the second period. Scores from Weyman again, Travis Burns and Kris Keating…

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Match preview: Warrington Wolves v Hull Kingston Rovers

Warrington and Hull KR compete in a rematch of last Sunday’s Tetley’s Challenge Cup tie – which the Wolves edged, 28-24. However, they have been dealt a huge blow in the lead up to this game, as co-captain Ben Westwood has been ruled out of action for up to a month with a calf problem. Young prop Ben Evans also…

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Get the new Rugby League World Magazine!

The May 2014 issue of Rugby League World Magazine is available to download now. Get the app from Apple Newsstand or GooglePlay, or click here to read it online now at Pocketmags.com. Print edition in shops from Friday 11th April. Get it delivered from the TotalRL.com Shop. What’s inside: Few players in Super League have had the spotlight cast as…

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Warrington without several stars for Hull KR rematch

Warrington Wolves head coach Tony Smith will be forced into a number of changes for this weekend’s clash with Hull Kingston Rovers, after injuries forced his hand in his squad selection. Ben Westwood is definitely out, as he picked up a calf injury during the Tetley’s Challenge Cup victory over the Robins last time out. Young prop Ben Evans is…

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Chris Riley extends stay at Wakefield Wildcats

As reported in Monday’s League Express, it has been announced that Warrington Wolves winger Chris Riley will remain on loan at the Wildcats on a week-by-week basis. Riley joined the Wildcats on an initial one month stint at the start of March, making his debut in the win over Catalans Dragons at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium. He has appeared four…

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Sandercock: Bounce of ball probably decided it

Hull KR coach Craig Sandercock claims his side’s Challenge Cup loss to Warrington earlier today was probably decided by the ‘bounce of the ball’. The Rovers lost 24-28 after throwing away a decent lead they built early on. “It was a very close game and the bounce of the ball probably decided it,” said Sandercock. “The players worked really hard…

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Wolves unveil Challenge Cup squad for Hull KR visit

Warrington Wolves have named their 19-man squad for Sunday’s Challenge Cup round four clash with Hull Kingston Rovers. Coach Tony Smith is leaving nothing to chance and has picked a full-strength squad featuring all 17 of the side that defeated Huddersfield Giants last week. Warrington’s 19-man squad 1 Matty Russell 3 Chris Bridge 4 Ryan Atkins 5 Joel Monaghan 6…

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Match preview: Hull KR v Warrington Wolves

Hull Kingston Rovers and Warrington lock horns in one of five all-Super League clashes this weekend, with the Wolves looking to continue their rich recent history in the famous tournament. With Matthew Russell easing himself back to full fitness for the Wolves, the visitors are likely to be considered as favourites for their trip to East Hull – where they…

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Ben Westwood wary of underdog opponents in Challenge Cup

Despite being arguably the most dominant force in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup in recent years, Warrington captain Ben Westwood is still wary of their opponents this weekend – as they look to launch another charge to the final. The Wolves have won the Cup three times in the last five years, with Hull Kingston Rovers standing in their way this…

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Warrington call in Lee Briers’ help to prepare for cup clash

Warrington have called upon the expertise of legendary half-back Lee Briers to steer them towards success in 2014. Whilst Briers won’t be stepping out onto the pitch in the famous primrose and blue again, he will be working with the club’s current batch of pivots to ensure that they success wherever they can with their kicking game. Wolves co-captain Michael…

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