Toulouse Olympique boss Sylvain Houles slams refereeing decisions as his side go down to Warrington Wolves

Warrington Wolves took on Toulouse Olympique tonight at the Halliwell Jones Stadium live on Sky Sports.

Warrington started like a house on fire, crossing through Oliver Holmes and then Connor Wrench in the opening 15 minutes.

Toulouse appeared as though they were flagging early on, but the French side managed to claw their way back into proceedings through a Corey Norman effort from a scrum.

And, Warrington were shellshocked when Eloi Pelissier was handed a try after Lambert Belmas had the ball ripped out on the line by Thomas Mikaele just minutes before the break.

Stefan Ratchford added a penalty on half-time to make it 18-14.

Joe Bretherton was sinbinned three minutes into the second-half for pulling Stefan Ratchford back as he went to put down a George Williams kick, but the Wolves only managed to capitalise nine minutes later through Connor Wrench.

Ratchford missed the conversion as the two sides were locked at 18-18, but the Wire halfback added a penalty to make it 20-18.

And, following a sinbin to Harrison Hansen, Wire added another after Matt Dufty crabbed across the line before sending George Williams over.

Warrington had just enough time to cross again through Ben Currie to round off the scoring at 32-18.

Losing head coach Sylvain Houles believed his side were on the receiving end of a number of tough calls.

“I thought there were a few tough calls against us,” Houles said live on Sky Sports after the game.

“We had to defend twice against 12 men and I’m not too sure about some of those calls so it’s a tough one again.

“It got taken away from us. There were a few 50/50s that go against us all the time and it’s been like that for a few months.”

Toulouse now go up against the Wigan Warriors next week.

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