Warrington Wolves pull off immense second-half comeback to stun Salford Red Devils

It was quite the blockbuster.

Danny Jones Danny Jones - 3rd March 2023

Warrington Wolves pulled off a truly incredible second-half comeback against Salford Red Devils in the Super League on Thursday night, one of the best we’ve seen in some time.

Despite the Red Devils leading 20-6 at the break, the Wolves somehow managed to pull back 30 whole points in 40 minutes, making it three back-to-back wins for the Warrington side.

With a brilliant finish from Matty Ashton after the restart — the winger starring as one of several top performers on the night — and with Salford‘s Brierley sin-binned after a series of ruck infringements, the comeback was well and truly on.

The Wolves went on to claim three tries while he was off the pitch, with Thomas Mikaele and Josh Thewlis both getting in on the act to level the match before fullback Stefan Ratchford went on a rout with five conversions in his 500th Super League goal. Here’s the moment they secured the win.

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Not only did Daryl Powell’s side manage an impressive 30 unanswered points but the victory also meant that they maintained their winning start to the 2023 Super League season intact and remain at the top of the table.


As for the Devils, head coach Pauk Rowley said he’s “proud of the effort” his team showed and was “sorry for the players” as he felt they deserved more out of the game.

However, Brierley being sent to the penalty to box proved to be the turning point in the game and some nights are just made for the headlines — this was very much one of them.


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Featured Image — Warrington Wolves/Salford Red Devils (via Twitter)