Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Wigan Warriors

Flower admits to feeling hated after Hohaia incident

Ben Flower

Wigan Warriors prop Ben Flower has revealed he felt that he was “hated by everybody” following his actions in the Super League Grand Final late last year. Flower was dismissed after just two minutes of the Old Trafford showpiece after punching St Helens half-back Lance Hohaia. Wigan went on to lose that game against their bitter rivals 14-6, and Flower ... Read More »

Sarginson in race to be fit for season

Dan-Sarginson

Wigan Warriors and England centre Dan Sarginson has revealed he is in a fitness race to be ready for the start of the new Super League season. Sarginson has suffered a groin injury in training which has prevented him from taking part in pre-season so far, and whilst he admits he’s hopeful of being ready for the club’s opening game ... Read More »

2015 Preview: Wigan Warriors

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For Wigan Warriors, 2014 was a case of so near yet so far. Wins against Leeds Rhinos and Warrington Wolves in the final league matches of the season were not quite enough to claim the League Leaders Shield, while they were always going to find it hard going to claim the Grand Final trophy following Ben Flower’s early red card ... Read More »

Wigan surprise fan at Florida camp

Oliver Waite with John Bateman in Florida.

Shaun Wane and his first-team squad had an extra person at training earlier this week, when they were joined by a young Wigan Warriors fan. 14-year-old Oliver Waite and his family were on holiday in Florida when the opportunity came about to meet up with the Warriors squad – and give Oliver an extra special Christmas present. “I’ve known Matty ... Read More »

Wigan to face US side in friendly

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Wigan Warriors head coach Shaun Wane has revealed the club are to play a pre-season friendly today (Thursday) against USA side Jacksonville Axemen, as they step up their preparations for 2015. The game – which has been billed as an opposed training session – will see Wane’s men get a valuable run-out during their tour of the United States, as ... Read More »

Manfredi bulked up ahead of 2015

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Wigan Warriors winger Dom Manfredi is fit, firing and bigger ahead of the 2015 season – and is ready to launch an attack on one of the wingers spots at the club in the coming season. After the fantastic form of both Joe Burgess and Josh Charnley in 2014, Manfredi spent time out on loan at Salford to get game ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors unveil new away shirt for 2015

Wigan 2015 Away Kit

Wigan Warriors and Erreà have today issued the first images of the Club’s brand new Away kit for Super League XX. The all-black shirt features a charcoal panel and striking splashes of Cherry and White whilst the unique design also incorporates a sublimation of the castle from the Warriors crest.  The neck line is a tapered performance style with cherry ... Read More »

Wigan will change how they play in 2015, says Wane

Shaun-Wane

Wigan Warriors head coach Shaun Wane has revealed that his team will be setting up slightly differently next year, and the Warriors will changing the way they play in the forthcoming 2015 season. Although Wane admitted there will not be wholesale changes to the Warriors’ style, he did reveal that there will be a couple things that will be tinkered ... Read More »

Could Gil Dudson be heading for Catalans Dragons?

Gil Dudson

After a high turnaround in the front row during the off-season, speculation has feverishly linked Wigan prop Gil Dudson with a move away from the club for the last few weeks. Hull Kingston Rovers and several other Super League and NRL clubs are believed to be showing an interest in the Welsh international, who has been told he can leave ... Read More »

Wigan renew Workington dual registration partnership

Kris Radlinski and Shaun Wane ©RLPhotos

Wigan Warriors have announced they will again partner with Championship side Workington Town during 2015. The agreement will see members of Shaun Wane’s first team squad head to Workington throughout the season to gain experience on dual registration duty. Last year several Wigan players including Greg Burke, Connor Farrell and Lewis Tierney spent time at the Cumbria club. “We are ... Read More »