THE Wire slipped to back-to-back defeats as they fell at the hands of Castleford Tigers.

Third-place Hull FC are now just two points behind them in the Super League table as Steve Price's side head into next week's Challenge Cup semi-final against the Black and Whites in a worrying run of form.

Jake Mamo, Tom Lineham and Toby King were try-scorers for Warrington but Castleford were deserving winners.

> GUARDIAN VERDICT: Men against boys - and Wire have only themselves to blame

> Clark insists Wire are not at 'panic stations' over dip in form

> 'Keep believing,' Price tells Wire fans

> PHOTO GALLERY: Action as Wire bungle at the Jungle

> Who was your Wire man of the match?

> Look back at the match as it happened

Match facts:

Super League, Round 23

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Castleford Tigers...27 Warrington Wolves...18

Tigers: Jordan Rankin; James Clare, Greg Minikin, Peter Mata'utia, Tuoyo Egodo; Jake Trueman, Paul McShane; Nathan Massey, Adam Milner, Chris Clarkson, Oliver Holmes, Mike McMeeken, Jesse Sene-Lefao. Subs: Liam Watts, Grant Millington, Cory Aston, Daniel Smith

Wolves: Jake Mamo; Josh Charnley, Toby King, Bryson Goodwin, Tom Lineham; Blake Austin, Declan Patton; Chris Hill, Daryl Clark, Mike Cooper, Jack Hughes, Ben Currie, Jason Clark. Subs: Joe Philbin, Matt Davis, Lama Tasi, Danny Walker

Scoring: Patton penalty, 8mins, 0-2; Clare try, 11mins, Mata'utia goal, 6-2; Mata'utia penalty, 21mins, 8-2; Mata'utia penalty, 33mins, 10-2; Mamo try, 35mins, Patton goal, 10-8; Mata'utia penalty, 40mins, 12-8; Lineham try, 43mins, Patton goal, 12-14; Minikin try, 49mins, 16-14; Trueman try, 55mins, Mata'utia goal, 22-14; Egodo try, 60mins, 26-14; King try, 74mins, 26-18; Trueman drop goal, 80mins, 27-18

Penalties: Tigers 7 Wolves 7

Referee: Scott Mikalauskas

Attendance: 6,965