Home team Score Away Team

Warrington

  • Westwood (2), Carvell, Atkins, Riley, Myler, Evans,
    Goals: Briers, Hodgson (5),
40 - 24

Castleford

  • Webster, Shenton, Owen, Carney,
    Goals: Ellis (4),
  • First Utility Super League
  • 3rd Feb 2013
  • KO 15:00
  • Att: 10,721

Super League: Title favourites Warrington Wolves thump Castleford Tigers

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Last season's grand final runners-up Warrington Wolves ran in seven tries to kick off their 2013 campaign with a comfortable 40-24 victory over Castleford Tigers at the Halliwell Jones stadium.

Warrington coach Tony Smith saw six different players go over the line for his side with Ben Westwood scoring a double while Brett Hodgson landed five goals.

To their credit the visiting Tigers scored four tries of their own while Jamie Ellis landed four goals, but it proved too little too late against the title favourites.

The Wolves roared out of the blocks scoring four tries in the opening 13 minutes through Chris Riley, Ryan Atkins, Rhys Evans and Richie Myler with Hodgson landing three conversions to open up a 22-0 lead.

Further first-half tries from Westwood and Garreth Carvell, both goaled by the impressive Hodgson, saw the Wolves extend their lead to 34-12 by the break.

But to their credit the Tigers stuck to their task and produced a gritty second half display side in front of a full house.

They restricted the home side to just a further score from Westwood for his second of the match, but the damage had already been done.

Ian Millward's Castleford side scored second half tries through Richard Owen and Jake Webster to add to first half scores from Justin Carney and Michael Shenton with Ellis landing four goals.

First Utility Super League Table

First Utility Super League Table - February 26 2015
Pos Team P Pts
1 Leeds Rhinos 3 6
2 St Helens 2 4
3 Wakefield Wildcats 2 4
4 Warrington Wolves 2 4
5 Wigan Warriors 2 3
6 Hull FC 2 2
7 Catalans Dragons 2 2
8 Widnes Vikings 2 1
9 Castleford Tigers 2 0
10 Hull K R 2 0
11 Huddersfield Giants 3 0
12 Salford Red Devils 2 0
Forthcoming First Utility Super League Fixtures
TimeFixture
First Utility Super League
Thursday 26th February
20:00Leeds vs Huddersfield
Friday 27th February
20:00St Helens vs Castleford
Saturday 28th February
14:00Catalans Dragons vs Warrington
19:30Salford vs Hull
Sunday 1st March
15:00Hull K R vs Wigan
15:00Widnes vs Wakefield
Thursday 5th March
20:00Hull vs Leeds
Friday 6th March
20:00Wakefield vs St Helens
20:00Huddersfield vs Widnes
20:00Castleford vs Wigan
Today's Results
TimeResult
First Utility Super League
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
Saturday 7th February
Warrington 22 - 8 Salford

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