Sunday, November 23, 2014
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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 »

Daryl Powell confident ahead of Wigan clash

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Castleford coach Daryl Powell insists the Tigers are not daunted after drawing holders Wigan in the Challenge Cup quarter-finals. Indeed, the former Great Britain star cut a confident figure while discussing the mouthwatering tie, reminding everyone that his side won the last two meetings with the reigning double champions. “Obviously it is a tough draw, they are the holders, they ... Read More »

Match report: Wigan Warriors 52-8 Hunslet Hawks

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In a nutshell Matty Bowen scored a hat-trick, while Matty Smith added two tries of his own along with eight goals to thrash Championship One opponents Hunslet 52-8. The Hawks will be proud with their second half display that restricted  the reigning double champions to just two tries. The story of the game 3’ – George Williams try; Matty Smith ... Read More »

Logan Tomkins extends loan deal at Salford Red Devils

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Wigan Warriors confirm that Hooker Logan Tomkins has joined Salford Red Devils on Loan until the end of the season. The loan initially for One Month has now been extended for the rest of the 2014 season. Logan will now be eligible to figure for the Red Devils in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup and also be allowed to play against ... Read More »

Shaun Wane hails “outstanding” Wigan

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Wigan coach Shaun Wane heaped praise on his side after watching them run in 15 tries against Bradford and score 84 points for the second consecutive Easter Monday. The Warriors, fresh off the back of a convincing win away at St Helens on Good Friday, thrashed the troubled Bulls and, in the process, forced their way into Super League’s top ... Read More »

Match report: Wigan Warriors 84-6 Bradford Bulls

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In a nutshell The Warriors ran up an 84-6 scoreline for the second successive Easter Monday, following up last year’s demolition of Hull KR at Craven Park with an equally devastating scoreline against the depleted Bradford Bulls at the DW Stadium. How it unfolded The Warriors scored 15 tries in total through Green (2), Gelling (2), O’Loughlin,  Hampshire (2),  Farrell,  Hughes, Powell, Bateman, ... Read More »