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Match report: Hull FC 16-44 Wigan Warriors

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In a nutshell Wigan inflicted yet another home defeat on Hull FC with a heavy win. How it unfolded First half: Wigan raced into a 20-6 lead at HT courtesy of scores from Dan Sarginson, Anthony Gelling and Jack Hughes, with Hull’s score coming from Gareth Ellis. Second half: Joe Burgess extended Wigan’s lead before Jamie Shaul pulled one back. ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull FC v Wigan Warriors

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Hull FC will be looking to get back on track after their shock defeat to Wakefield tonight, as they take on Wigan Warriors at the KC Stadium. It has been a busy week for the Black and Whites, with boss Lee Radford admitting his recruitment plans are being hindered by the side’s stuttering form so far in 2014, and Radford ... Read More »

Blake Green not the sole solution for Salford, says Gregory

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Andy Gregory believes Salford’s interest in Wigan half-back Blake Green would not be a complete solution for the Red Devils’ problems as they look to rectify their ailing season. Red Devils sit 11th in the Super League ladder after 11 rounds of the competition, having switched coaches this season following the departure of Brian Noble after a whole host of ... Read More »

Bowen and Farrell out for Hull clash

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Wigan talismans Matty Bowen and Liam Farrell will both miss Friday’s Super League clash with Hull FC due to injuries picked up against Leeds Rhinos last week. The talented duo join Eddy Pettybourne, Ben Flower, Iain Thornley, Josh Charnley and Greg Burke on the sidelines, while captain Sean O’Loughlin is also unavailable after failing to recover from a groin problem. ... Read More »

Blake Green and Wigan in contract renewal talks

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Wigan coach Shaun Wane has confirmed the club have entered talks with influential half-back Blake Green over a new contract. The 27-year-old Australian was man of the match in last season’s Grand Final win and is nearing the end of his two-year deal with the reigning double champions. This season he has scored four tries and assisted 12 others, fuelling ... Read More »

Feature: Matty Bowen’s favourite things

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Rugby League World journalist and Leeds Rhinos back-rower Jamie Jones-Buchanan interviewed Wigan full-back Matty Bowen recently. You can read the full feature by clicking this link. Here, Bowen picks his favourite players, tries and inspiration… Given the players that Matty Bowen has played with and against over his record breaking 270 plus games for North Queensland, I had to ask ... Read More »

JJB meets Matty Bowen

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Rugby League World journalist and Leeds Rhinos star Jamie Jones-Buchanan finds out how one of the NRL’s favourite sons is coping with life in England – and succeeding a certain Sam Tomkins… This month I had the great pleasure of meeting one of the NRL’s most popular and exciting stars over the last decade, Matty “Mango” Bowen. The man charged ... Read More »

Video highlights: Leeds Rhinos 28-12 Wigan Warriors

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The Rhinos took the lead after 90 seconds, when Danny McGuire touched down a Kevin Sinfield kick that ws knocked back by Ryan Hall. Sinfield converted. Zak Hardaker extended the Rhinos’ lead after 15 minutes with a superb try in the corner, with Sinfield missing the conversion. Tony Clubb opened Wigan’s account when he picked up the ball two metres ... Read More »

Match report: Leeds Rhinos 28-12 Wigan Warriors

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In a nutshell Zak Hardaker had an outstanding game for the Rhinos as they convincingly defeated a Wigan side without their captain Sean O’Loughlin. How it unfolded The Rhinos took the lead after 90 seconds, when Danny McGuire touched down a Kevin Sinfield kick that ws knocked back by Ryan Hall. Sinfield converted. Zak Hardaker extended the Rhinos’ lead after ... Read More »

Leeds Rhinos are team to beat, says Shaun Wane

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Wigan Warriors head coach Shaun Wane believes that tonight’s opponents Leeds Rhinos are ‘perfect’ – or at least their performance last weekend was. The Rhinos were superb in dumping St Helens out of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup with a resounding 32-12 victory at Headingley Carnegie last Saturday. That leaves them still on track for success on all fronts, and Wane ... Read More »