WARRINGTON Wolves’ first game since Daryl Powell’s departure ended in familiar fashion.

The Wire suffered their seventh consecutive defeat in all competitions, and it was another heavy one as Super League leaders Catalans Dragons rode away from The Halliwell Jones Stadium with a convincing victory.

Tries from Adam Keighran, Tom Davies and Mitchell Pearce put the French side in control before Ben Currie’s try on the stroke of half time kept the home side in touch.

However, it proved a false dawn as Matt Whitley and Matt Ikuvalu finished Warrington off, rendering Josh Thewlis' late effort a mere consolation.

Warrington Guardian: Dejection among the Wire players after another Catalans tryDejection among the Wire players after another Catalans try (Image: SWPix.com)

Warrington 10 Catalans 30 - post-match reaction

> BIG MATCH VERDICT: Wire painfully short of the standards they used to set

> THE MORNING AFTER: Key talking points as Wire equal unwanted record

> Full post-match reaction from interim head coach Gary Chambers

> Williams agrees there is 'a soft underbelly' to Wire squad

> WIRE SOCIAL: What fans are saying after another heavy Wire loss

> Re-live the action from The Halliwell Jones Stadium as it happened

Warrington Guardian:

Match facts:

Super League, Round 21

Friday, August 4, 2023

Warrington Wolves...10 Catalans Dragons...30

Wolves: Matt Dufty; Josh Thewlis, Peter Mata'utia, Stefan Ratchford, Connor Wrench; George Williams, Josh Drinkwater; Gil Dudson, Danny Walker, Paul Vaughan, Matty Nicholson, Ben Currie, Jordan Crowther. Subs: Daryl Clark, Sam Kasiano, Tom Mikaele, Joe Philbin. 18th man: Joe Bullock

Dragons: Sam Tomkins; Tom Davies, Matt Ikuvalu, Adam Keighran, Tom Johnstone; Tyrone May, Mitchell Pearce; Julian Bousquet, Alrix Da Costa, Romain Navarrete, Matt Whitley, Paul Seguier, Ben Garcia. Subs: Mickael Goudemand, Tiaki Chan, Arthur Romano, Bastien Scimone. 18th man: Tanguy Zenon

Scoring: Keighran try, 13mins, Keighran goal, 0-6; Davies try, 18mins, 0-10; Keighran penalty, 26mins, 0-12; Pearce try, 30mins, Keighran goal, 0-18; Currie try, 38mins, Ratchford goal, 6-18; Whitley try, 54mins, Keighran goal, 6-24; Ikuvalu try, 67mins, Keighran goal, 6-30; Thewlis try, 78mins, 10-30

Penalties: Wolves 6 Dragons 4

Referee: Liam Moore

Attendance: TBC