Friday, December 19, 2014
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VIDEO: Blake Green speaks to TotalRL TV

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Wigan Warriors half-back Blake Green spoke to the media following their Super League Grand Final defeat to St Helens – and TotalRL TV was there to capture every second of Green’s final interview as a Wigan player. Read More »

Flower apologises for red card

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Wigan Warriors forward Ben Flower has apologised to Lance Hohaia – and the sport in general – after his actions in last night’s Super League Grand Final. Flower was dismissed in the second minute of the game when he punched Hohaia, becoming the first man to be sent off in a Super League Grand Final in the process. The incident ... Read More »

Match report: St Helens 14-6 Wigan Warriors

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St Helens are the Super League champions once again, after they won their first Grand Final in eight years to dethrone last year’s winners, Wigan Warriors. The game – which was overshadowed by an incredible red card for Wigan’s Ben Flower in the opening two minutes – was full of ferocity, tension and drama, but a stunning second half from ... Read More »

Green keen for a less painful victory in 2014

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He was arguably the hero of Wigan Warriors’ 2013 Grand Final success – and Warriors half-back Blake Green is keen for more of the same today against St Helens – but hopefully with less pain involved. Green suffered a horrific facial injury in the early stages of the win against Warrington last year, but stayed on the field to inspire ... Read More »

Wane and O’Loughlin agree new deals

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Wigan Warriors have announced that head coach Shaun Wane and captain Sean O’Loughlin have both signed new three year deals. Wane, who also played for Wigan between 1981 and 1990 made over 150 appearances for his hometown Club and was appointed Head Coach for 2012, when he guided the Club to the League Leader’s Shield in his first season in ... Read More »

Match preview: St Helens v Wigan Warriors

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After 27 rounds, 14 teams and three weeks of incredible play-off action, the 2014 Super League season will be brought to a close on Saturday at Old Trafford, as Wigan Warriors and St Helens do battle for the right to be called Super League champions. The Warriors are bidding to retain their title after victory last year, whilst the Saints ... Read More »

Super League Grand Final: The key battles

Joe Burgess in 2014: 20 tries; 6 assists; 11 offloads; 248 carries; 27 clean breaks; 2,639 metres; 55 tackle busts; 79 tackles; 38 runs from dummy half; 38 errors; 3 penalties conceded; 15 missed tackles. Source: Opta

The waiting is almost over, and Saturday is almost here. Bitter rivals Wigan Warriors and St Helens are set to do battle on the biggest stage of all – with the right to be called Super League champions the prize on offer. For Wigan, victory would ensure a second straight victory at Old Trafford, putting coach Shaun Wane amongst an ... Read More »

Feature: Relive the 2010 Grand Final

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Tomorrow’s Grand Final between Wigan and St Helens will be the third time these fierce rivals have battled for the biggest prize in Super League. The most recent of which was 2010, when the Warriors ran out 22-10 winners in a gripping encounter. To get you in the mood for Saturday’s action, we’ve scrawled through our League Express archives to ... Read More »

Opinion: St Helens capable of springing one last surprise in Grand Final

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It’s almost rooted into the mentality of a British sports fan to be constantly affectionate with the “underdog” concept. Take football’s FA Cup, for example. Every single year, there is a real sense of romance and clamour around a team who does the unthinkable, and wins against all the odds. So in that essence, won’t everyone with a sense of ... Read More »

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