Impressive Wigan earn convincing win over Warrington

Wigan were mightily impressive today in defeating Warrington Wolves 38-10 in the Magic Weekend at St James’ Park in Newcastle. The Warriors gave a ferociously competitive performance, particularly in defence in a crucial period in the first half, and they gradually squeezed the spirit out of the Wolves. And yet after Sam Tomkins had kicked an early penalty, it was…

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Wane ‘chilled’ about letting Jake Shorrocks play against parent club tonight

Shaun Wane has insisted he’s ‘very chilled’ about the prospect of Jake Shorrocks playing against his own team tonight. Shorrocks is on loan at Super League rivals Salford, and will likely line up at half-back tonight when the Red Devils travel to Wigan to face the Warriors. Usually, clubs are hesitant to let their loanee players turn out against their…

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Frank-Paul Nuuausala hits out at treatment during time at Wigan

Former Wigan prop Frank-Paul Nuuausala has hit out at the way he was treated by his former club – saying they made his time in England difficult. Nuuausala secured a release from the Warriors at the start of this season to return to the NRL and join Sydney Roosters: but, speaking to Sydney’s Sunday Telegraph, he admitted he was unhappy…

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Castleford and Wigan to play rearranged fixture on Denver weekend in June

Last weekend’s postponed Super League clash between Wigan Warriors and Castleford Tigers has been rearranged for the same weekend England travel to face New Zealand in Denver this June. The Tigers will host the Warriors on Friday 22 June at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle, after both clubs agreed they would play the game in the designated international window. It is the…

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O’Loughlin wary of dangerous Huddersfield – as he warns Wigan’s best is yet to come

Wigan may well have started the season in impressive form – but their captain, Sean O’Loughlin, has warned that the Warriors’ best is yet to come in 2018. Shaun Wane’s side have four wins from their opening five games this season, a marked improvement on 12 months ago. They welcome Huddersfield to the DW Stadium on Friday night looking to…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super League games

Leeds v Castleford (7:45pm, Elland Road – Sky Sports) Leeds are unchanged for Friday’s Grand Final rematch with Castleford at Elland Road. The Tigers, meanwhile, make one change to their squad – but it is a significant one, as prop Jesse Sene-Lefao has undergone MCL surgery which will rule him out for a number of weeks. Jy Hitchcox takes his…

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Wigan did not make a move for Charnley, insists Shaun Wane

Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane has insisted the club were not among those courting former winger Josh Charnley about a return to rugby league. Charnley signed with Wigan’s rivals Warrington on Monday – but the 26-year-old also revealed that several other clubs had expressed an interest in bringing him back to the sport from rugby union side Sale Sharks. With…

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