Tyrone McCarthy column: The World Club Series worked

Hull KR and Ireland forward Tyrone McCarthy gives his take on the recently completed World Club Series. So the NRL has kicked off and Super League has seen a full weekend of fixtures played since the World Club Series. Looking at the results we could feel like we have reasons to be disappointed by going down 3-0 to the NRL…

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TRL TV: Smith says Nabuli should have been sent off

Warrington coach Tony Smith believes St George Illawarra winger Eto Nabuli should have been red-carded for his high shot on Kevin Penny on Friday night. Nabuli coat-hangered Penny in the first half but did not receive a red or yellow card. Smith said if the World Club Series match was played under Super League laws, the Fijian would have been…

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TRL TV: McGregor dismisses Nabuli high-shot

St George Illawarra Paul McGregor says he doesn’t believe there “was too much in” Eto Nabuli’s hight tackle on Warrington’s Kevin Penny in the World Club Series match last night. Nabuli coat-hangered Penny in the first half and was penalisied, but was not sent to the sin bin. The Dragons won the game 18-12 over the Wolves to start the…

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Smith: England are improving

Former England coach Tony Smith believes the national team is improving and a victory over Australia and New Zealand will come. England suffered close losses against both the Kangaroos and Kiwis in the recent Four Nations, missing out of the tournament’s final. Smith, who coached Great Britain in 2007 and led England at the 2008 World Cup, said England was…

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There was flu in camp – but it’s no excuse, says Wolves boss

Warrington Wolves boss Tony Smith revealed after his side’s 24-24 draw with Huddersfield that the camp was plagued with sickness all week – but refused to make it an excuse for their failure to claim two precious competition points. The Wolves were leading 24-23 with seconds remaining after fighting back from 23-6 down, but Danny Brough’s late drop-goal ensured both…

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I can learn from Clark, says Warrington Wolves’ Higham

It’s often noted that professional sportsmen never stop learning, and that seems to be the attitude Micky Higham is taking regarding Warrington Wolves’ new signing Daryl Clark. At the age of 33, Higham is very much in the latter years of his career – unlike 21-year-old Clark, who was announced as a Warrington player yesterday, signing a four-year deal with…

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Warrington Wolves targeting top two, says Westwood

Warrington Wolves co-captain Ben Westwood insists a top two finish is their target from the remaining three games of the season, as they gear up for a charge towards a third successive Super League Grand Final. The Wolves are handily placed amongst a clutch of six teams who can still finish top of the tree in 2014 – with tonight’s…

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Clark cost £185,000, says Warrington Wolves owner

Warrington Wolves owner Simon Moran has confirmed that star signing Daryl Clark cost the club £185,000 – making him the sixth most expensive player in Rugby League history. The Wolves confirmed a deal to bring Clark to the Halliwell Jones Stadium had finally been completed on Wednesday, after months of speculation about whether or not a deal was in place…

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Daryl Clark signs for Warrington Wolves

Castleford Tigers have confirmed that Daryl Clark will leave the club at the end of the 2014 Super League Season, with the hooker joining Warrington Wolves on a four-year deal until November 2018. Clark came through the scholarship and academy ranks here at his home town club. He made his first-team debut back in 2010, becoming a regular in the…

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Match preview: Warrington Wolves v Castleford Tigers

It’s losing semi-finalist against triumphant semi-finalist tonight on Sky Sports, as Warrington Wolves take on Wembley-bound Castleford Tigers in a crunch game in the race for the top four. The Tigers are still in the hunt for the League Leaders Shield this season, but they have rested a number of key players with the Wembley final against Leeds Rhinos just…

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