Lam to face his former club in World Club Challenge

Wigan Warriors will face Sydney Roosters in the World Club Challenge at the DW Stadium, Wigan, on Sunday 17th February, kicking off at 7.00pm. It will be the 27th Challenge since the Roosters were the inaugural winners in 1976, the sixth in Wigan, and the fourth at the DW Stadium Wigan won the last of their record four world club…

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O’Loughlin signs for another year with Wigan

Sean O’Loughlin has signed a one-year contract extension with Betfred Super League Champions, Wigan Warriors. The 36-year old, who captained Wigan to the Betfred Super League title at Old Trafford earlier this month (October) in his 16th season with his hometown club, has signed a new-deal to remain at the DW Stadium with a view to become part of the…

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O’Loughlin insists he’s staying at Wigan in 2019 despite Leeds speculation

Wigan and England captain Sean O’Loughlin has insisted that he is close to signing a new deal that will keep him with the Warriors in 2019. O’Loughlin’s future became unclear when it emerged that Leeds were interested in a sensational swoop for the 35-year-old. The player himself admitted it was nice to receive interest from elsewhere – but says he…

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Zak Hardaker charged with drink driving

Zak Hardaker’s career has been blighted by another off-field issue, after the former Man of Steel was charged with drink driving by police just weeks before the completion of his drugs ban. Hardaker is currently banned until November after failing a drugs test for cocaine last year, which resulted in the end of his time with previous club Castleford Tigers.…

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Lenagan hails EGM decision

Wigan Warriors Chairman, Ian Lenagan has hailed the decision to move forward with a new fixture proposal for Super League and Rugby League more generally from the 2019 season. Super League will continue as a twelve-team league, but will revert to a normal ‘one-up, one-down’ promotion & relegation system. The `Season + Super 8s’ format will abolished and replaced by…

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Zak Hardaker can help Wigan in bid for Grand Final glory despite ban, insists Shaun Wane

He may not be able to return to playing until November but Shaun Wane has insisted that Zak Hardaker’s influence, while training with his new side Wigan, can play a part in their bid for Super League success this season. The former Man of Steel began training with his new club this week after being forced to sit out almost…

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Wane warns Wigan to ‘expect the unexpected’ against Wakefield Trinity

Wigan Warriors coach has admitted his side need to expect the unexpected against Wakefield Trinity tonight. Unlike the Warriors, who can strengthen their grip on second spot with victory, Wakefield have nothing left to play for this season in regards to a late play-off push. However, that has not stopped Wane from being wary of a Wakefield side who have…

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Super Wigan too hot for Saints

Wigan made the short journey to St Helens and prevented their hosts from collecting the League Leaders’ Shield with a brilliant performance to secure a 10-30 victory. Wigan began the game without Sam Tomkins, who had to withdraw with a knee problem, which game an opportunity to Oliver Partington, who came onto the bench,with Morgan Escaré taking over at fullback.…

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St Helens’ focus will be ‘on a real trophy’, not League Leader’s Shield, says Tomkins

Wigan’s Sam Tomkins has admitted he believes St Helens will not place too much emphasis on securing the League Leader’s Shield this Friday with victory against the Warriors: adding their focus will be on a ‘real trophy’. The Saints know victory against their arch-rivals this weekend will ensure they finish top heading into the play-offs – and it has again…

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