Monday, January 26, 2015
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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

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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 »

Wane: Wigan down to the “bare bones” for Leeds clash

Shaun Wane. ©JoeWhitley

Wigan coach Shaun Wane doesn’t expect any of his injured first-team players to return in time to face Leeds Rhinos at Magic Weekend. The reigning double champions are without England internationals Liam Farrell and Josh Charnley, Wales prop Ben Flower, full-back Matty Bowen, back-rower Tony Clubb and USA international Eddy Pettybourne. Centre Iain Thornley is out for the season, too, ... Read More »

Video highlights: Hull FC 16-44 Wigan Warriors

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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. However, a second from Sarginson made it 30-6 before Gelling grabbed his second and Manfredi scored. ... Read More »

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 »