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Super League: Tony Smith reflects on Warrington's win at London
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Warrington coach Tony Smith admitted his side had to work hard to see off a battling London side 44-16 in the capital.
Smith saw his men shrug off a sluggish start and a 16-14 half-time deficit but said: "I was not happy with the way we played in the first half but I was never unduly worried.
"We came prepared for a tough game and that is what London gave us.
"Once we started playing with the intensity and speed in the second half we were going to be fine.
"It took us a little bit of time to come to terms with the narrow pitch, and the way London played, but in the second half I was pretty pleased."
Despite Roy Asotasi opening the scoring for the visitors inside four minutes, the Wolves were stunned when the Broncos ran in three tries of their own.
Nick Slyney, Ben Farrar and Thomas Minns all touched down to have the Londoners sniffing an upset. But Warrington struck back with crucial tries from Chris Bridge and Rhys Evans before the break, and after the interval it was a very different affair.
London looked visibly tired, and Warrington took advantage with six further scores. Gene Ormsby grabbed the first, Evans showed quickness of feet to claim three more, and Ryan Atkins helped himself to two, including a length of the field interception try on the hooter.
Broncos coach Tony Rea said: "I was really unhappy with how we played in the second half.
"I did not think we applied ourselves in the right way. Too many players were thinking about the scoreboard, rather than carrying on what they had been doing.
"We were looking to win the war, but Warrington made sure they won all of the battles, and that is how you win the war.
"They ran harder than us and they tackled harder than us and that made the difference."
First Utility Super League Table
|8||Salford Red Devils||3||2|
|11||Hull K R||2||0|
|First Utility Super League|
|Friday 27th February|
|20:00||St Helens vs Castleford Tigers|
|Saturday 28th February|
|14:00||Catalans Dragons vs Warrington Wolves|
|19:30||Salford Red Devils vs Hull FC|
|Sunday 1st March|
|15:00||Hull K R vs Wigan Warriors|
|15:00||Widnes Vikings vs Wakefield Wildcats|
|Thursday 5th March|
|20:00||Hull FC vs Leeds Rhinos|
|Friday 6th March|
|20:00||Wakefield vs St Helens|
|20:00||Huddersfield Giants vs Widnes Vikings|
|20:00||Castleford Tigers vs Wigan Warriors|
|Saturday 7th March|
|15:30||Catalans Dragons vs Salford Red Devils|
|First Utility Super League|
|Thursday 26th February|
|Leeds Rhinos 28 - 24 Huddersfield Giants|
|Sunday 15th February|
|Wakefield 44 - 24 Hull K R|
|Saturday 14th February|
|Catalans Dragons 13 - 12 Castleford|
|Friday 13th February|
|Hull 6 - 7 Warrington|
|Leeds 38 - 6 Widnes|
|Wigan 24 - 16 Huddersfield|
|Thursday 12th February|
|Salford 6 - 52 St Helens|
|Sunday 8th February|
|Castleford 22 - 24 Wakefield|
|Huddersfield 0 - 19 Hull|
|Hull K R 30 - 40 Leeds|
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