Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Rugby League News

Warrington Wolves

I admire Agar, says Warrington Wolves boss Smith

Warrington boss Tony Smith. ©RLPhotos

Warrington Wolves head coach Tony Smith says he the work Richard Agar has done in the British game, as the two gear up to form the Wolves’ new coaching setup in 2015. Agar – who recently left Wakefield after two-and-a-half-years in charge of the club – will head to the Halliwell Jones Stadium from next season to form part of ... Read More »

Double injury blow for Warrington Wolves

Richie Myler

Warrington Wolves have been handed a double blow on the injury front, as two of their key players look set for spells on the sidelines. Co-captain Michael Monaghan is out for up to five weeks with a torn calf muscle, whilst scrum-half Richie Myler has further compounded the Wolves’ woe, as he has been ruled out for three weeks of ... Read More »

Agar appointed at Warrington

Richard Agar. ©RLphotos

Former Wakefield Trinity Wildcats coach Richard Agar has been appointed as the first-team coach at Warrington Wolves under the terms of a two-year contract. And head coach Tony Smith has also signed a new contract that will keep him at the Halliwell Jones Stadium until the end of the 2016 season, effectively ending speculation that he would return to Australia ... Read More »

Betts happy to have avoided Leeds and Warrington

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This is an excerpt from a story published in this week’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Widnes Vikings coach Denis Betts admits that his club has probably got the ... Read More »

Stats Zone: Challenge Cup quarter-final special

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Another weekend of Rugby League is upon us, and the spotlight moves away from Super League for a week, as the quarter-finals of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup take place. After Widnes booked their place in the semi-finals last night by defeating Keighley, six other teams are battling it out for three spots in the last four – including Championship side ... Read More »

Hill: Nothing better than taking out league leaders

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Warrington and England prop Chris Hill insists his side always had belief they were going to turn their season around after a poor start to the campaign. Alarm bells rang after the first handful of rounds returned minimal points, but Tony Smith’s men have finally found form, and their recent run of four wins in a row – culminating with ... Read More »

Smith will make Agar enquiry

Former Wakefield coach Richard Agar. ©RLPhotos

Warrington Wolves coach Tony Smith has confirmed the club are interested in bringing in former Wakefield boss Richard Agar as an assistant. The French national coach left the Wildcats on Monday after losing ground in the relegation battle to rivals Bradford Bulls. Agar went on holiday soon after the news broke, but made it clear he would be looking for another job in Super ... Read More »

Warrington Wolves star the form half in Super League, says coach

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There isn’t a better half-back currently playing in Super League than Warrington’s Chris Bridge, according to his boss Tony Smith. Bridge has been in outstanding form so far in 2014 – having to deputize for the likes of Richie Myler and Stefan Ratchford for large chunks of the campaign, moving from his usual position of centre. That form was rewarded ... Read More »

Tony Smith: I’m not going anywhere

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Warrington boss Tony Smith has denied rumours he is set to join NRL outfit St George-Illawarra Dragons in a coaching role, but admitted he is still in talks over his future with Wolves owner Simon Moran. The Australian played for both St George and the Illawarra Steelers before their merger and older brother Brian spent four years in charge there ... Read More »

Warrington Wolves lose another forward to injury

James-Laithwaite

Warrington Wolves’ injury hoodoo looks set to continue for a good few weeks, as they are set to be without the services of James Laithwaite for up to six weeks of action. Laithwaite has played 16 times so far for Warrington in 2014, but has suffered a broken bone in his foot, leaving him out of action for a lengthy ... Read More »