Ratchford shines as Wolves rout Broncos

Ratchford grabbed a try, booted 20 points and helped tear the Broncos apart with his sheer pace as the Wolves ran in 15 tries.
The Wolves made the brighter start, with winger Joel Monaghan coming close to squeezing in at the corner in the third minute. A first try was not long in coming, though, Chris Hill breaking tackles easily to cross at the posts in the ninth minute.


London were struggling to make any headway and Michael Witt's spill on the last tackle was symptomatic of their efforts. But a moment of inspiration from Witt almost gave London their first score as the stand-off stepped inside and angled a neat kick to the corner, only for Kieran Dixon to spill as he looked to touch down.
Almost immediately Warrington stretched clear, Joel Monaghan bundling over after Lee Briers' kick caused confusion in the Broncos defence. Warrington were hitting their stride at last, running in their third score when Michael Monaghan twisted and turned to lunge over from close range on 27 minutes.
Richie Myler was next to profit when he broke through a series of weak tackles to wriggle over at the sticks. There was still time before the interval for Michael Monaghan to claim his second after breaking more soft defence to touch down, although the Broncos did get on the board when Dixon crossed in the corner.
It was more of the same after the break and Myler ran in his second on 42 minutes after a flowing move that involved Brett Hodgson and Briers. Minutes later Ben Westwood got in on the act, cantering over after a searing break from Ratchford.
Ryan Atkins promptly muscled over for Warrington's eighth try in the 49th minute. Try number nine came seven minutes later as former London loanee Chris Riley twisted over in the corner after Wolves ran on the last tackle. Warrington kept piling on the points with Ratchford racing home in the 58th minute before Atkins added his second after a Ratchford break four minutes later.
To their credit London did manage a further consolation try, Wolves loanee James Mendeika touching down a clever Witt kick. But normal service was resumed on 71 minutes when Simon Grix touched down, and he added a second score moments later when he clutched a Briers kick to burst over in the corner.
There was still time for Wolves to claim a 14th try, Micky Higham taking a pass from Ratchford to stroll over, and Grix claimed his hat-trick when he raced clear in the final seconds.
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