Linebacker Matty Ashton scored a hat-trick of attempts as Warrington took a 32-0 lead against Castleford before taking on the Tigers again with Wolves eventually winning 40-24. They’ll play the Leeds or Hull KR at home in the Elimination Playoffs Last Update: 09/16/21 11:37pm Warrington Wolves’ Matty Ashton runs to score his third attempt despite efforts by Castleford Tigers coach Niall Evalds Warrington Steve Price says good times are starting now His team heads to the playoffs after their 40-24 win over Castleford. Wolves will play Leeds or Hull North Korea at home in the playoffs next Friday and Price, who is leaving the club at the end of the season to bring his family back to Australia, says they are finding their level in time. Linebacker Matty Ashton scored a hat-trick of attempts as Warrington took a 32-0 lead early in the second half, but they had to hold up to massive resistance before clinching a win that brought an abrupt end to Castleford’s season. Warrington coach Steve Price was happy with his first-half performance in the win over Castleford, but was disappointed by what happened in the second half, and Warrington coach Steve Price was happy with his first-half performance in the win over Castleford, but he was. Disappointed with what happened in the second half, Price said: “This is where the good times start, the fun times. We are going to take a lot of faith from the first 40 minutes, it was the best we played all season. We are in a good place.” Feelings of the game nicely and early. We played hard and played quickly with a good style of play, while defensively we were really tough and kept them out of the line a few times. The boys did. “Warrington almost paid a heavy price for their indiscipline, with winger Josh Charnley faulting for a dangerous tackle and a prop sent Mike Cooper to use his shoulder as they found themselves short of 11 men for a while. Price says his team came out unhurt and he’s not worried about facing Cooper. for any other punishment due to his dismissal Mike Cooper received orders to march for this challenge on Liam Watts Mike Cooper received orders to march for this challenge on Liam Watts “That was really tough, red card for that, it was really tough,” he said. “I” I Confident he wouldn’t have to react to that or Josh Charnley stepped in even though he was calling Yellow. He put on a tense finale, and said, “We’ve given ourselves a lot to do.” The first two attempts were defensive soft and there was a bit of luck in the next two. We are chasing a match. Ashton was named player of the match after scoring three attempts and Ashton was named player of the match after scoring three attempts “I told the boys in the first half ‘We have to find it within ourselves to get back into the game,’ and I think we showed what we’re up to.” We showed a lot of courage and effort and a lot of skill in the second half to give ourselves a chance and we almost had it. Powell, who has coached his hometown team since 2013 but will succeed Price at Warrington in 2022, says the club will always be in his heart and said: ‘I have the absolute ball.’ I supported the club as a teenager, the club will always be special to me. There was also a fictional ending to captain Michael Shenton, who this week announced his retirement and his career ended three minutes before halftime. In the second half, he’s got that fine touch that can make things out of nothing. Daryl Powell oversaw his final game for Castleford against Warrington, while Tigers captain Michael Shenton is now ready to retire Daryl Powell. His last game in charge of Castleford is against Warrington, while Tiger captain Michael Shenton is now ready to retire “It was frustrating to see him leave the field and not be able to finish what he wanted.” Castleford’s defeat means Leeds and Hal Carr are guaranteed. Playoff points ahead of Headingley’s Friday night encounter, as Warrington host the Losers in the Elimination Game next Friday.