Wigan hammer Catalans in Perpignan

Wigan were far too strong for the Catalans Dragons on Saturday at the Stade Gilbert Brutus, cruising to a 6-35 victory after leading 0-18 at half-time. The Warriors took the lead quickly when Joe Greenwood scored the first of his two tries, and by half-time they had added two more tries from former Dragons star Morgan Escare, with Sam Tomkins…

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Williams insists he will ‘100 per cent’ be a Wigan player in 2019 following NRL interview

George Williams has insisted he was misunderstood over the interview which emerged last week revealing his desire to play in the NRL – saying he will ‘100 per cent’ be a Wigan player under Adrian Lam in 2019. Just hours after Lam and Shaun Edwards had been revealed as the Warriors’ long-term coaches, an interview emerged in Australia with Williams…

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Lachlan Lam deal would be one-year arrangement, father Adrian confirms

Incoming interim Wigan coach Adrian Lam has revealed that the club are in talks about signing his son, Lachlan, for 2019 – but insists any deal would only be a one-year arrangement similar to his own contract with the Warriors. Lachlan currently plays for NRL side Sydney Roosters but is behind first-choice halves Luke Keary and Cooper Cronk. And with…

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Adrian Lam to coach Wigan in 2019 – before Shaun Edwards takes charge in 2020

Wigan Warriors have announced that Shaun Edwards will return to the club as head coach for the 2020 season after signing a three-year contract. The legendary former Wigan star will join his boyhood club once again when his commitments with the Wales Rugby Union side come to a close after the 2019 Rugby World Cup. The Warriors have also revealed…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super 8s games

Wigan v Castleford (DW Stadium, 7:45pm, Sky Sports) Wigan welcome back long-term absentees George Williams and Ryan Sutton for Friday’s game with Castleford – but there is no Chris Hankinson. Castleford make three changes for the game; out go the injured Peter Mata’utia plus Jacques O’Neill and Calum Turner – returning are Jake Webster, Joe Wardle and Will Maher. Wigan…

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John Bateman to head to NRL – but will return to Wigan as marquee player later in career

Wigan Warriors have confirmed one of the game’s worst-kept secrets – but with a slight twist. As reported in League Express, John Bateman will head to the NRL at the end of this season after the Warriors received what they describe as a ‘significant transfer fee’ for the England international. However, while Bateman has agreed a two-year deal with an…

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Injuries mean nothing insists Wane ahead of huge derby clash with St Helens

Shaun Wane has defiantly claimed that Wigan’s mounting injury problems mean nothing when it comes to the Warriors’ rivalry with St Helens: which will be renewed again this evening. Wigan are without key names such as George Williams, Oliver Gildart and captain Sean O’Loughlin – and new signing Chris Hankinson is likely to debut having signed from Swinton in the…

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Thompson insists St Helens not focussing on gap at the top ahead of derby

St Helens forward Luke Thompson has stressed that the runaway league leaders are paying no attention to their lofty position at the Super League summit ahead of Thursday’s derby with Wigan. The Saints can clinch a play-off place before the Super 8s even begin next month – and a win against the Warriors on Thursday would move them ever-closer to…

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Giants ease fears with vital win over Wigan

Huddersfield Giants gave a massive boost to their top-eight hopes with a 20-12 victory against Wigan Warriors tonight at the John Smith’s Stadium. Their victory puts them on 19 points, four ahead of ninth placed Leeds Rhinos. Sam Tomkins opened the score for Wigan when he touched down a Liam Marshall kick after seven minutes, converting his own try. The…

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Wigan snatch late victory over Warrington

Wigan Warriors stand-off Josh Woods landed a field-goal in the final minute of the game to seal a glorious victory for Wigan, who went into tonight’s game at the DW Stadium without their captain Sean O’Loughlin. Tonights was Warrington star Ben Westwood’s 500th career game, and it also saw Josh Charnley return to Wigan for the first time since signing…

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