Super League: London Broncos 6-36 Warrington Wolves - Broncos slip to bottom of the table
|Betfred Super League|
|London Broncos (0) 6|
|Tries: Fozard Goals: Dixon|
|Warrington Wolves (36) 36|
|Tries: Lineham, Cooper, Goodwin, Mamo, Hughes, King Goals: Patton 6|
London Broncos slipped to the bottom of the Super League table after a home defeat by Warrington.
The visitors had the game sewn up by the break as tries from Tom Lineham, Mike Cooper, Bryson Goodwin, Jake Mamo, Jack Hughes and Toby King gave the Wire a 36-0 lead.
Matty Fozard went over after the restart to get the hosts on the board.
Wire coach Steve Price gave a debut to rugby union convert Luther Burrell with 20 minutes to go.
Defeat by the Wolves saw the Broncos go below Hull KR on points difference at the foot of the table.
The hosts were competitive throughout the first half but found themselves totally out of the game as the Wire clinically finished their chances in windy conditions.
Former England and Northampton Saints man Burrell came on for Blake Austin for the final 20 minutes of the game as the visitors comfortably saw it out.
The Wolves, who are six points clear of third-placed Hull FC, host Salford on Friday, while Danny Ward's side face a short turnaround as they travel to the KCOM Stadium on Thursday.
London Broncos boss Danny Ward:
"We didn't start well and dropped a few balls in that opening exchange.
"People not doing their job in that first 30 minutes hurt us. If you gift them that ball and penalties down your end of the field you're going to get punished.
"It was a bit of both, they defended well but we didn't stick to plan and came up with some errors.
"We put them under zero pressure and it was a let off for them. They were able to go down the end of the field from a few penalties, so it was definitely about our errors, although Warrington are a very good side."
Warrington Wolves head coach Steve Price:
"If you don't come down to London with the right attitude and the right actions you can get turned over, as we've seen with a number of quality teams.
"Our attitude from minute one was solid. Our attack was hard-nosed in all their actions and we played some tremendous rugby in that first half.
"I thought our attacking could have been a bit better in the second half, but I thought our defence was on point.
"Every game is important to us now, we're getting towards the business end of the season and our goal is to cement a top-two place and that's in our hands now."
London Broncos: Walker, Dixon, Hellewell, Kear, Williams, Abdull, Smith, Richards, Cunningham, Butler, Adebiyi, Gee, Yates.
Interchanges: Battye, Ioane, Fozard, Fleming.
Warrington Wolves: Mamo, Lineham, Goodwin, King, Charnley, Austin, Patton, Tasi, D. Clark, Cooper, Currie, Hughes, Davis.
Interchanges: J. Clark, Philbin, Walker, Burrell.
Referee: Greg Dolan (RFL)