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Wigan Warriors sign Taulima Tautai

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Wigan Warriors have today announced the signing of Taulima Tautai from Wakefield Trinity Wildcats. The giant Samoan forward will join the Warriors at the end of the current season on a 3 year deal. Tautai, 26, impressed Club Officials with a series of strong performances early in the season, especially against the Warriors at the DW Stadium in March. Tautai ... Read More »

Josh Charnley: Tomkins will blossom in the NRL

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This article originally appeared in issue 398 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 399 is currently in production and will be on sale from June 6. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… Sam Tomkins will continue to blossom and take the NRL by storm – according to his England ... Read More »

Super League stars react to bizarre Thursday clash

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Rugby League fans were treat to one of the most bizarre halves of Super League action we are likely to see this year on Thursday night, as referee Phil Bentham used the video referee for no fewer than five cases of obstruction, with them all being chalked off by Ben Thaler up in the box during Salford’s defeat to Wigan. ... Read More »

Match preview: Salford Red Devils v Wigan Warriors

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It will be like a school reunion for the Salford Red Devils squad this evening, as several of the team prepare to face their old club, as they take on Wigan Warriors. The game will be the first time that Salford coach Iestyn Harris has gone up against his former side – where he served as Shaun Wane’s assistant before ... Read More »

Bowen, Bateman and Blake out of Warriors squad

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Wigan coach Shaun Wane has named his 19-man squad to face Salford on Thursday – and it’s not good news for Warriors fans. Indeed, a squad that was already under-strength has been stretched further with the news that three more first-team players have been forced out through injury. Matty Bowen and John Bateman miss out with knocks, while Blake Green ... Read More »

Sean O’Loughlin could return from injury this week

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This is an excerpt from a story published in today’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Wigan Warriors captain Sean O’Loughlin is hoping to return from injury in time for ... Read More »

Bateman explains origins of Peacock feud

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This is an excerpt from a story published in today’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Wigan star John Bateman has told League Express how much pleasure he took from ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors star George Williams signs new deal

George Williams in action for Wigan against New Zealand Warriors. ©Photosport

Wigan Warriors teen sensation George Williams has signed a new long-term contract with the club, tying himself down for the next four years as Wigan continue to plan heavily for the future. 19 year old Williams is widely regarded as one on the hottest properties in the game. The highly rated Half Back joined the Club’s Scholarship system four years ... Read More »

Frustrated O’Loughlin unsure of return

Sean-O'Loughlin

Wigan captain Sean O’Loughlin doesn’t know when he is going to return from his latest injury setback. The England loose forward, who has missed seven of his side’s last 14 games, was set for a return against Leeds a fortnight ago after shrugging off a neck problem but pulled his groin in the warm-up. He missed that game, the following ... Read More »

Blake Green not ruling out NRL return

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Wigan Warriors entered contract renewal talks with influential halfback Blake Green last week, but the Australian playmaker is yet to make a decision on his future. The 27-year-old is nearing the end of a two-year deal with the cherry and whites, in which he has made 39 appearances and scored 16 tries, winning the Harry Sunderland trophy in last year’s ... Read More »