Warrington 34-16 Wakefield

Chris Sandow

Chris Sandow has scored three tries in three Super League appearances this season

Warrington maintained their perfect start to the season and went top of Super League by beating Wakefield.

Ben Currie intercepted a Wildcats pass and ran 70 metres for the opening try, before Kevin Penny went over in the left-hand corner for the hosts’ second.

Craig Hall and Anthony Tupou touched down for Wakefield either side of a Kurt Gidley try for Wire.

But two tries from Chris Sandow and one from Currie secured a home win, despite Jonny Molloy’s late try for Wildcats.

A difficult night for Wakefield began before kick-off, with full-back Ben Jones-Bishop suffering an injury in the warm-up.

Both sides struggled to create chances with ball in hand, but a string of Wakefield errors allowed the hosts to control field position throughout the first half.

Warrington dominated the game in all areas after the interval as they earned their third successive win, but their celebrations were dampened when highly impressive half-back Gidley was taken off after taking a blow to the head.

Warrington: Russell; Penny, Evans, Atkins, Lineham; Gidley, Sandow; Hill, Clark, Sims, Currie, Hughes, Westerman.

Replacements: Dwyer, King, Julien, Cox.

Wakefield: Hall; Lyne, Arundel, Walton, Johnstone; Miller, Finn; Scruton, Howarth, England, Molloy, Ashurst, Simon.

Replacements: Sio, Tupou, Arona, Annakin.

Referee: Richard Silverwood

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