MIKE Cooper made his NRL debut at the weekend, while Kevin Penny kept up his scoring rate.

Warringtonian Cooper left Wolves at the end of last season to try his hand Down Under with St George Illawarra Dragons.

And the prop or back rower got to wear the red V on the opening weekend of the 2014 NRL competition, coming off the bench in shirt number 20 in a 44-24 win against Wests Tigers.

It was another St George newcomer who stole the headlines though, with England half back Gareth Widdop highly instrumental at stand off after his move from Melbourne.

Many of Wolves squad men not featuring in the London Broncos game on Sunday had games elsewhere.

Chris Riley made his Wakefield Trinity Wildcats debut on the left wing in a 56-14 romp against Catalan Dragons.

Riley, rejoining former Wolves teammate Richie Mathers, joined Wakefield on a month's loan last Friday.

Danny Bridge was in the back row for Bradford Bulls in their 44-16 loss at Hull FC.

Winger Kevin Penny made it four tries in four appearances for Wolves' partner club Swinton Lions as they fell to a fourth successive defeat.

Also featuring for Lions against promoted North Wales Crusaders were Jordan Burke at full back, Brad Dwyer at hooker and Andy Ackers on the bench.

Ryan Shaw scored Barrow Raiders' only try from the stand-off spot in an 8-6 home defeat to Workington Town in the Cumbrian derby.