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Drop goal seals victory for Wolves

The Red Devils were handed another tough punishment tonight in the form of a tremendous fight back by the Warrington Wolves and a Chris Sandow last second drop goal to seal victory.
Despite the home side leading 30-12 with 20 minutes remaining of the game, three quick tries from the Wolves took the score level before Sandow kicked a fantastic drop goal from 35m out to win the game.
The Red Devils started well as a penalty gave them good field position for Junior Sa’u to break through to score his first of the game. Michael Dobson converted the try.
Warrington responded minutes later through Jack Hughes and then Ben Currie, with both tries converted by Sandow to take the lead.
Kevin Penny looked to be over again for the Wolves minutes later but the video referee deemed him to be in touch on the left wing.
The Red Devils responded well though as Josh Jones found the end of a Dobson grubber kick to score, with Gareth O’Brien successfully taking the conversion.
Greg Johnson gave the home side the lead for the second time as he forced his way low over the line, O’Brien converted again.
Junior Sa’u scored his second of the game in a fantastic one on one ball steal under the sticks. Just before half time an O’Brien break down the left wing and offload to Josh Griffin saw him cross. O’Brien missed the conversion this time.
Half Time Score – Salford Red Devils 28 – 12 Warrington Wolves
The Red Devils were the first to put points on the board in the second half as Gareth O’Brien kicked a penalty successfully after tempers flared in the centre of the field.
Wolves’ Ben Currie and Red Devils’ Justin Carney were both sin binned on 52 minutes.
From sixty minutes on though, Warrington Wolves were on the front foot, two quick back to back tries by Ryan Atkins put the pressure on the home side. With 66 minutes on the clock Ashton Sims barged his way over the line from a Chris Hill offload. Chris Sandow successfully kicked all three conversions to even the score.
Both Dobson and Lui attempted drop goals for the Red Devils but both attempts fell flat before Sandow sealed the victory with an impressive drop goal 35m out from the line.
FULL TIME SCORE – Salford Red Devils 30 – 31 Warrington Wolves
 
 
Red Devils Scorers
Sa’u (2), Jones, Johnson, J Griffin
Conversions
Dobson, O’Brien (3)
Penalty
O’Brien

Match Info for Red Devils vs Warrington

The Red Devils are ready to welcome the Warrington Wolves to the AJ Bell Stadium this Thursday 3rd March, KO 8pm.
 
The visitors come into the game this week on the back of three victories, the first away at Leeds Rhinos and then two wins at the Halliwell Jones Stadium against Hull KR and Wakefield Wildcats. They currently sit in second position in the First Utility Super League table.
 
In 2015, the Wolves won both the home and away fixtures against the Red Devils, the first a season opening 22-8 win at the Halliwell Jones Stadium and then a 34-16 win at the AJ Bell Stadium in May.
 
Red Devils Head Coach Ian Watson named his 19 Man Squad for the game earlier this week, making just one change to the side that faced Wigan last week. Adam Walne returns from injury to replace Olsi Krasniqi.
 
Tony Smith also named the Warrington Wolves 19 Man Squad which excluded Kurt Gidley and hooker Daryl Clark but saw the return of former Salford player Stefan Ratchford and new signing Mitchell Dodds.
 
Red Devils 19 Man Squad in Full
 
2 Justin Carney
7 Michael Dobson
1 Niall Evalds
13 Mark Flanagan
10 George Griffin
3 Josh Griffin
18 Greg Johnson
33 Josh Jones
8 Craig Kopczak
21 Ryan Lannon
9 Tommy Lee
6 Rob Lui
11 Ben Murdoch-Masila
14 Gareth O’Brien
22 Matt Sarsfield
4 Junior Sa’u
19 Logan Tomkins
15 Adam Walne
20 Jordan Walne
 
Warrington 19 Man Squad in Full
 
4 Ryan Atkins
32 Jordan Cox
11 Ben Currie
15 Mitchell Dodds
16 Brad Dwyer
3 Rhys Evans
8 Chris Hill
12 Jack Hughes
29 Benjamin Julien
18 George King
2 Tom Lineham
20 Kevin Penny
25 Joe Philbin
6 Stefan Ratchford
5 Matty Russell
7 Chris Sandow
10 Ashton Sims
14 Joe Westerman
23 Gary Wheeler
 
Ticketing
 
Tickets are still available for tonight’s game priced at – Adults from £25, Concessions from £20 and Juniors from £10 by calling 0161 786 1570.
 
Enjoy the game in style from our VIP Bar from just £45 per person.
 
Away visitors will be able to purchase tickets from the North Stand ticket office which is CASH ONLY.
 
All other tickets can be purchased from the West Stand ticket office.
 
Parking
 
Parking is available for £5 per car on a first come, first serve basis.
 
Fans Bar and Marquee
 
The fans bar and marquee will be open from 5.30pm tonight for drinks and food purchases.
 
Merchandise
 
The Red Devils Club shop will be situated in the fans bar and will be open from 5.30pm until 5 minutes before kick-off.

19 Man Squad to face Warrington

Head Coach Ian Watson has made just one change to the 19 Man Squad he named to face Wigan Warriors last week.
 
Adam Walne returns from injury to replace Olsi Krasniqi in the team.
 
Gareth O’Brien is also named as he prepares to face his former club Warrington Wolves.
 
Team News in full:
 
2 Justin Carney
7 Michael Dobson
1 Niall Evalds
13 Mark Flanagan
10 George Griffin
3 Josh Griffin
18 Greg Johnson
33 Josh Jones
8 Craig Kopczak
21 Ryan Lannon
9 Tommy Lee
6 Rob Lui
11 Ben Murdoch-Masila
14 Gareth O’Brien
22 Matt Sarsfield
4 Junior Sa’u
19 Logan Tomkins
15 Adam Walne
20 Jordan Walne
 
Tickets are still available at pre-match day prices Adults from £20, Concessions from £15 and Juniors from £5 by calling 0161 786 1570.
 
Enjoy the game in style from our VIP Bar from just £40 per person.