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Smith has faith in Wolves

Warrington boss backing squad to shine

Last Updated: 23/08/12 2:05pm

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Tony Smith: Has every faith in the Warrington team he selects

Tony Smith: Has every faith in the Warrington team he selects

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Warrington coach Tony Smith has faith the squad he selects for Saturday's Challenge Cup final versus Leeds will emerge victorious.

"I will have every faith in whoever I select. It's all part and parcel of Cup final week."
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The high-flying Wolves are the favourites to regain the trophy they won in 2009 and 2010 against Huddersfield and Leeds respectively.

Warrington slumped to a surprise 62-18 loss to the lowly London Broncos last Friday, although Smith did rest the likes of Lee Briers, Brett Hodgson and Joel Monaghan for the game.

The former Rhinos coach is expected to bring his big guns back for the Wembley clash and he has every faith his troops will get the job done.

Difficult

"There'll be headaches as it will be tough to leave some players out, that could easily, and probably deserve, to be there," he told the club's official website.

"It's a difficult one and I don't like disappointing players as you can put out an argument for plenty to be there but unfortunately we can only play 17.

"I will have every faith in whoever I select. It's all part and parcel of Cup final week."

Experience

Wolves bring a vastly-experienced squad to the capital, but Smith knows that experience alone will not be enough to get the club over the finishing line.

"I think experience does help and contribute to performances but that alone isn't enough, you've got to go out there and perform on each and every occasion," he continued.

"Having the majority of your players with experience certainly helps, it also makes it exciting for the new faces who haven't been there before. Understanding the rigours of a game like this is important."

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