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Match preview: Warrington Wolves v Castleford Tigers

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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 ... Read More »

Clark wary of wounded Warrington Wolves

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Castleford Tigers hooker Daryl Clark insists the team will have to be on their guard this evening, as they take on a Warrington Wolves side still reeling from their semi-final loss to Leeds last weekend. The Wolves – unlike the Tigers – will not be at Wembley for the Challenge Cup Final next Saturday, after losing out to the Rhinos ... Read More »

Wolves had too much to do, says Smith

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Warrington Wolves boss Tony Smith admits his team left themselves with too much work to do after the first-half of their defeat against Leeds Rhinos – saying they “didn’t put their best foot forward”. The Wolves were blown away by a blistering first 40 minutes from the Rhinos, who led 14-0 at the break thanks to a superb first-half performance. ... Read More »

Leeds Rhinos book their place in Challenge Cup final

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Leeds Rhinos are just 80 minutes away from their first Challenge Cup success in 15 years, after they saw off the challenge of cup rivals Warrington Wolves to book their place at Wembley in two weeks time with a 24-16 win. The platform was laid for a Rhinos victory after an incredible first-half performance from Leeds – who led 14-0 ... Read More »

Warrington Wolves want to send the town ‘crazy’

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Warrington Wolves forward Ben Westwood believes a win in the Challenge Cup semi-final against Leeds Rhinos would send the town ‘crazy’, as they prepare to make a return to Wembley and the cup final once again. Warrington have been almost the kings of the cup in recent years, winning three of the last five Challenge Cup finals. And Westwood – ... Read More »

Stats Zone: Challenge Cup semi-final special

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Leeds Rhinos v Warrington Wolves – Saturday, 2:30pm KO Leeds have not defeated Warrington in a Challenge Cup semi-final for over a century – since an 11-10 victory at Broughton in 1910. Warrington have won the last four meetings between the clubs at this stage since then. Leeds are appearing in a record-equalling 45th Challenge Cup semi-final (shared with Wigan) ... Read More »

Friday Flashback: Challenge Cup special

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For this week’s edition of the Friday Flashback, we’re only going back a few years, as two great Challenge Cup rivals prepare to do battle once again. The last two occasions in which Leeds and Warrington have locked horns in the cup have been in the final – but this year, they’re both playing for a place at Wembley. Amazingly, ... Read More »

Warrington Wolves boss hoping his side don’t ‘wobble’

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Warrington Wolves boss Tony Smith insists now is not the time to ‘wobble’ with a return to Wembley just 80 minutes away, as his team look to continue their incredible record in the Challenge Cup. The Wolves have won the famous trophy in 2009, 2010 and 2012 – with the two most recent victories coming against their semi-final opponents in ... Read More »

Riley likely to stay at Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

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On-loan Warrington winger Chris Riley is likely to stay at Wakefield Trinity Wildcats for the foreseeable future, after boss Tony Smith admitted they are “OK” without the services of Riley at the moment. Smith also believes that Riley – who is one of the Wolves’ longest-serving players – will benefit from remaining at Wakefield too, rather than coming back to ... Read More »

I admire Agar, says Warrington Wolves boss Smith

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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 »