Warrington Wolves too good for London Broncos
Last Updated: 01/04/13 5:26pm
Stefan Ratchford: Scored two of Warrington's 10 tries against London
Warrington ran in 10 tries as they hammered an inexperienced London side 54-20 at the Halliwell Jones Stadium.
Michael Monaghan, Chris Bridge, Rhys Williams and Stefan Ratchford all scored two tries and Brett Hodgson claimed 18 points as the Wolves bounced back superbly from their shock defeat to Widnes on Friday.
Kieran Dixon scored a first-half hat-trick to keep the Broncos, who had a host of senior players missing, in contention at the break but the home side turned on the style in the second to run away with the game.
Warrington remain fourth in the table, while defeat leaves London 12th, level with Salford and two points above bottom side Castleford, both of whom lost on Monday.
The Broncos took a surprise early lead after Chad Randall intercepted in his own half and set up Dixon to score, but the home side responded with two quick tries as Monaghan beat Liam Colbon to Richie Myler's high kick before Williams touched down on the opposite flank.
A trio of offloads enabled Dixon to score his second try for the visitors, but their good work was undone when Bridge capitalised on an Alex Hurst mistake to score before grabbing a second after exchanging passes with Monaghan.
Dixon had the last word of the half, though, completing his hat-trick after Michael Witt had surged through a gap, leaving just a Brett Hodgson conversion separating the sides at the break.
Warrington upped the pace in the second half and Hodgson widened the gap between the sides by crossing in the 44th minute.
As the game entered the final quarter, London ran out of steam and the Wolves ran riot.
Ratchford capitalised on breaks from Chris Hill and Hodgson to twice go in under the posts before Monaghan went over in the corner again and Currie powered over from inside 10 metres to make it 48-14 before Williams added his second.
The Broncos at least had the final say as Erjon Dollapi marked his first appearance with a close-range try, converted by Witt on the hooter.
First Utility Super League
Tue 30th Jun
Hull K R34 - 28Salford Red Devils
Wed 1st Jul
Wakefield WildcatsvsHull FC
Thu 2nd Jul
Warrington WolvesvsWigan Warriors
Fri 3rd Jul
Leeds RhinosvsSt Helens
Sun 5th Jul
Huddersfield Giants0 - 0Hull K R
Hull FC0 - 0Wakefield Wildcats
Salford Red Devils0 - 0Catalans Dragons
Castleford Tigers0 - 0Widnes Vikings
Thu 9th Jul
Wigan WarriorsvsLeeds Rhinos
Fri 10th Jul
St Helens0 - 0Huddersfield Giants
Sun 12th Jul
Hull FC0 - 0Castleford Tigers
Salford Red Devils0 - 0Hull K R
Wakefield Wildcats0 - 0Warrington Wolves
Widnes Vikings0 - 0Catalans Dragons
Thu 16th Jul
Warrington WolvesvsSt Helens
Fri 17th Jul
Hull K RvsHull FC
Leeds Rhinos0 - 0Salford Red Devils
Wigan Warriors0 - 0Widnes Vikings
Sat 18th Jul
Catalans DragonsvsHuddersfield Giants
Sun 19th Jul
Wakefield Wildcats0 - 0Castleford Tigers
Thu 23rd Jul
Hull FCvsWigan Warriors
Fri 24th Jul
St Helens0 - 0Hull K R
Sun 26th Jul
Huddersfield Giants0 - 0Wakefield Wildcats
Leeds Rhinos0 - 0Catalans Dragons
Widnes Vikings0 - 0Salford Red Devils
Castleford Tigers0 - 0Warrington Wolves
Super League 2013, round ten
Michael Lawrence has expressed his delight at making a try-scoring return against Widnes after recovering from injury.
Leeds coach Brian McDermott hit out at the high penalty count against his side in their 27-12 win at Catalans Dragons.
Leeds Rhinos overcame Ryan Bailey's second half red card to win 27-12 at the high-flying Catalan Dragons.
- Rea: London lack experience
- Gentle delighted with triumph
- Wigan boss wanted shut-out
- Cummins: We'll learn from win
- Millward wants consistency
- Betts: Scrap double header
- Bulls not threatened by Reds
- Hull bounce back at Wakefield
- Saints see off tame Tigers
- Brough leads Giants in rout
- Warriors run riot over Robins
- Dragons v Rhinos: Teams
- Giants v Vikings: Teams
- Rovers v Warriors: Teams
- Wildcats v Hull FC: Teams
- Wolves v Broncos: Teams
- Saints v Tigers: Teams
- Bulls v City Reds: Teams