WARRINGTON Wolves' efforts at Wembley told as their Super League play-off hopes were plunged into further doubt.

Ken Sio's second-half hat-trick of tries saw Salford Red Devils took full advantage of flagging energy levels in the Wire ranks.

Jake Bibby also scored, while Wire's late consolation came from Danny Walker.

> GUARDIAN VERDICT: Mission accomplished for powers that be but Wembley hangover must end now

> Price cites player welfare concern after Salford defeat but remains proud of side

> PHOTO GALLERY: Action shots as Salford capitalise on Wire's Wembley hangover

> VOTE: Choose your Wire man of the match

> Look back at the match as it happened

Match facts:

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Salford Red Devils...22 Warrington Wolves...6

Red Devils: Niall Evalds; Ken Sio, Kris Welham, Jake Bibby, Krisnan Inu; Tui Lolohea, Jackson Hastings; Lee Mossop, Logan Tomkins, Gil Dudson, Josh Jones, Tyrone McCarthy, Greg Burke. Subs: Joey Lussick, Josh Johnson, Adam Walker, Mark Flanagan

Wolves: Stefan Ratchford; Jake Mamo, Luther Burrell, Bryson Goodwin, Tom Lineham; Jack Hughes, Matty Smith; Joe Philbin, Danny Walker, Lama Tasi, Ben Murdoch-Masila, Harvey Livett, Jason Clark. Subs: Daryl Clark, Sitaleki Akauola, Luis Johnson, Ben Westwood

Scoring: Inu penalty, 11mins, 2-0; Sio try, 50mins, 6-0; Sio try, 57mins, 10-0; Bibby try, 60mins, Inu goal, 16-0; Sio try, 63mins, Inu goal, 22-0; Walker try, 79mins, Ratchford goal, 22-6

Penalties: Red Devils 7 Wolves 11

Referee: Chris Kendall

Attendance: 4,879