Seven try Warrington extend their unbeaten run


Warrington extended their unbeaten run with a dominant 38-0 victory away at struggling Castleford Tigers.

The Wolves scored seven tries on the night including a double for Matty Russell in his first match since returning to the club. There were also tries for Kasiano, Mikaele, Vaughan, Williams and Dufty.

Castleford had early chances through Jason Qareqare but it would be the visitors who struck first. Daryl Clark brought Sam Kasiano onto the ball and the big prop was too strong as he barged through the ruck to score.

The tigers started to work their way back into the game before back to back tries for Warrington put them firmly in control.

The first of these was a gift for Matty Russell. Greg Eden tried to throw a long pass out wide behind his own 10m line but it was well wide of the mark and rolled into the in goal. Russell was on hand to dive on the ball and score.

From the set after  kick off Warrington made a break down the left edge through Matty Ashton. The ball eventually came to Peter Mata’utia who crabbed back inside before finding Thomas Mikaele charging through a gap in the Castleford defensive line.

Stefan Ratchford was perfect with the boot meaning Castleford found themselves trailing 18-0 after the opening quarter.

Like previously Castleford started to gain same territory and possession but any momentum was halted thanks to a flying finish from Matty Russell.

Matt Dufty found the winger with a bullet like miss pass and he is able to almost suspend himself in mid air as he avoids the Castleford defenders and dot the ball down. Once again, Ratchford made no mistake with his conversion from the touchline.

Russell almost had his third on the stroke of halftime but this time the pass from Dufty was judged to be forward. This meant the visitors headed into the break with a dominant 24-0 lead.

It was all Warrington to start the second half and they extended their lead after ten minutes. On the Castleford line Danny Walker looked long before going short to Paul Vaughan who isolated a Castleford defender and crashed over to continue his excellent start to the season.

They score their sixth minutes later. Ben Currie managed to get his arm free in the tackle and found George Williams who dived over to chants of easy from the jubilant away fans.

Ratchford must have left his kicking boots in the sheds as he missed both conversions meaning the score was 32-0 heading into the final quarter.

After assisting earlier in the game, Matt Dufty got a try of his own shortly after. Matty Nicholson made a break through the middle and like all good fullbacks should the Austrlian was on hand to finish off the try.

Castleford almost gave their fans something to cheer about on the hooter but Faraimo was unable to hold onto a ball close to the line that was flicked back inside to him.


Castleford: Greg Eden, Bureta Faraimo, Jack Broadbent, Jordan Turner, Jason Qareqare, Gareth Widdop, Jacob Miller, Nathan Massey, Paul McShane, Daniel Smith, Adam Milner, Alex Mellor, Joe Westerman Interchanges: George Griffin, Kenny Edwards, Albert Vete, Liam Watts 18th player: Alex Sutcliffe.

Warrington Wolves: Matt Dufty, Matty Russell, Greg Minikin, Stefan Ratchford, Matty Ashton, George Williams, Pete Mata’utia, Daryl Clark, Paul Vaughan, Ben Currie, Matty Nicholson, Sam Kasiano Interchanges: Joe Philbin, Danny Walker, Gil Dudson, Luke Thomas 18th player: Tom Whitehead.


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