Thursday, October 30, 2014
Rugby League News

Wigan Warriors

Brett Kearney: Bateman will play for England


Bradford Bulls full-back Brett Kearney has tipped former team-mate John Bateman, 20, for international honours. The 30-year-old Australian, who will face Bateman’s Wigan Warriors later today, told the T&A newspaper: “Papa was a Bradford junior and a very good one at that. I think the first time I saw him was when I got to a game early and they ... Read More »

Full-time report: St Helens 14-33 Wigan Warriors


In a nutshell St Helens’ unbeaten record was brought to an end in front of a sell-out crowd at Langtree Park, thanks to a polished all-round display from Wigan Warriors, who had just 14 fit players when the final whistle sounded. How it unfolded 1’ – Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook knocks on with the game’s first carry, thanks to an Iain Thornley ... Read More »

First-half report: St Helens 14-20 Wigan Warriors


How it unfolded 1’ – Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook knocks on with the game’s first carry, thanks to an Iain Thornley tackle. Wigan get the head and feed. 2’ – Wigan get consecutive sets thanks to a Lance Hohaia touch that brings the tackle count back to zero. Sean O’Loughlin forces his way over from dummy half. Matty Smith lands the conversion: ... Read More »

Match preview: St Helens v Wigan

A snapshot from last year's Saints v Wigan clash. ©RLPhotos

It is top of the table versus last year’s champions this lunchtime, as St Helens face Wigan in a colossal derby clash at Langtree Park. With the ground expected to be filled to capacity, it promises to be a special atmosphere as two of the best sides in Super League lock horns in a mouthwatering clash. However, the home side’s ... Read More »

We are underdogs against St Helens, says Wigan boss


Wigan Warriors head coach Shaun Wane has emphatically claimed that side are the underdogs when it comes to tomorrow’s hugely anticipated clash against St Helens, insisting that his side are “under the pump” when it comes to the game. With the Saints still unbeaten in 2014, Wane knows his side have a tough ask to end that 100 percent record ... Read More »

Video: Josh Charnley moonlighting as a farmer

Charnley cross trainer

Check out this video featuring Wigan and England winger Josh Charnley giving Super League TV’s Richard Stead a tour of the West Pennines Farm he helps out on in his down-time. He also discusses who he thinks is the world’s best winger and talks about pushing to keep his place in Steve McNamara’s England squad. Want more Rugby League news ... Read More »

Warriors support mental health campaign with green socks


Wigan Warriors have announced they are to wear a special pair of green socks for their Easter Monday clash with Bradford Bulls to support local mental health services. The ‘Tackle Your Memory’ campaign is, in Wigan’s words, designed to: “Highlight the availability of support for people who may be concerned that they or someone they know may have a memory ... Read More »

Wane: We need to up our game to face Saints

Wigan coach Shaun Wane. ©RLPhotos

Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane hopes to see a change in attitude from his players when they take to the field against St Helens on Good Friday. The Super League Champions made it four league wins on the bounce against London Broncos on Friday, but Wane was less than impressed with what he witnessed. The Warriors found themselves 10-0 down ... Read More »

Match Report: Wigan Warriors 36-14 London Broncos


In a nutshell London Broncos took an early ten-point lead at the DW Stadium, but Wigan gradually came back into the game after a slow start to win comfortably. How it unfolded The Broncos scored early tries fro Jamie O’Callaghan and Mike McMeeken, with Josh Drinkwater adding one conversion to give them a ten-point lead. But that was as good ... Read More »