Tetley's Challenge Cup: Warrington captain Adrian Morley confident of success

Last Updated: 28/07/13 5:33pm

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Adrian Morley: Warrington prop eyeing Wembley

Adrian Morley: Warrington prop eyeing Wembley

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Warrington captain Adrian Morley is in confident mood ahead of Sunday's Challenge Cup semi-final with Hull FC at the John Smith's Stadium.

Defending champions Wolves are just a point behind Huddersfield in Super League and will reach Wembley for the fourth time in five years if they can see off the Black and Whites.

Morley was out for three months earlier in the season with a ruptured bicep and Tony Smith's side are in good shape for cup and league glory.

"This year has been a bit stop-start and it's only the last couple of months that we've really got a lot of confidence under our belt," said Morley.

"We've players coming back fit as well so there's really healthy competition for places, which is what you need.

"We're sitting pretty, without being too cocky, and hopefully we can kick on and raise the bar even further.

"We went very close to winning the Grand Final last year and we've virtually the same squad so that's not out of our reach.

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"Even the league leaders shield is a possibility after (Wigan's defeat on) Monday night.

"We went very close to winning the Grand Final last year and we've virtually the same squad so that's not out of our reach."
Adrian Morley

"We want to win every game we go into. Last year we learnt a lot of lessons and hopefully they will be beneficial and we can do the double or treble."

As for opponents Hull, Morley insisted they are not taking Peter Gentle's side lightly, although he remains confident Warrington will prevail.

"Before a ball was kicked, Hull were one of the favourites," he added.

"A lot of clubs were envious of all the players they had at their disposal. They've been a bit stop-start but I think they're putting all their eggs in this basket.

"It will be tough but I think our experience in this competition and our form in the league is hopefully going to be too good for them."

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