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- First Utility Super League
- 17th Aug 2012
- KO 20:00
- Att: 2,261
Wolves torn to shreds
Broncos turn on the style at the Stoop
Warrington missed the chance to move top of the Super League table following a stunning 62-18 loss to the resurgent London Broncos at the Stoop.
The Wolves may have had one eye on next week's Challenge Cup final, but Broncos coach Tony Rea's troops were in irresistible form with Luke Dorn scoring yet another four-try haul.
The home side set the tone as they opened the scoring after 83 seconds when youngster Kieran Dixon touched down out wide, with teenager Will Lovell doubling the Broncos' advantage from close range shortly after, Craig Gower converting both tries.
Stefan Ratchford got Warrington on the scoreboard on 14 minutes when he went over following a neat offload by Trent Waterhouse from Richie Myler's up-and-under.
The teams continued to trade tries with Dorn scoring for the Broncos before Myler responded for the Challenge Cup finalists, Ratchford's second successful conversion making it a six-point game.
Speedster Omari Caro scored London's fourth try of the half after good work by David Howell, but Rhys Williams' score before half-time kept the Wolves in the hunt.
Dorn added his second of the game in the second half after a break from Howell moved the home side to within 10 metres of Wolves' try line, Gower maintained his perfect record with the boot.
Bad to worse
Things went from bad to worse for the Wolves when a Gower kick caused confusion and Caro kept the ball alive out wide before Michael Robertson darted over.
Wolves' misery was compounded when prop Chris Hill was sin-binned for ten minutes for a late hit on Broncos playmaker Gower and the Australian slotted over the penalty to extend their lead to 20 points.
The home side looked a completely different outfit to the one that has struggled for so much of the season and, following a high shot by Adrian Morley, Frenchman Julien Rinadi got his name on the scoresheet.
Dorn added the icing on the cake when he intercepted Simon Grix's ball and raced half the length of the field to make it back-to-back hat-tricks - Gower's conversion bringing up the 50-point mark.
London were not done yet, though, with Robertson adding his second try of the game late on when he got a hand on Dorn's neat grubber kick. Chris Melling converted with Gower having departed to a rapturous reception.
There was still time for Dorn to score his fourth of the match, making it an incredible eight tries in just two games after bagging four in their win at Castleford last weekend.
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|9||Hull K R||3||2|
|10||Salford Red Devils||3||2|
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|Thursday 5th March|
|20:00||Hull FC vs Leeds Rhinos|
|Friday 6th March|
|20:00||Wakefield Wildcats 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|
|Sunday 8th March|
|15:00||Warrington Wolves vs Hull K R|
|Thursday 12th March|
|20:00||Huddersfield vs Castleford|
|Friday 13th March|
|20:00||Warrington vs Leeds|
|20:00||Wigan vs Hull|
|20:00||Widnes Vikings vs St Helens|
|First Utility Super League|
|Sunday 1st March|
|Widnes Vikings 58 - 16 Wakefield Wildcats|
|Hull K R 22 - 20 Wigan Warriors|
|Saturday 28th February|
|Salford Red Devils 32 - 28 Hull FC|
|Catalans Dragons 38 - 18 Warrington Wolves|
|Friday 27th February|
|St Helens 21 - 14 Castleford Tigers|
|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|
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