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Grand Final week on TotalRL.com

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The biggest week on the Super League calendar is finally here – as the build-up to the Super League Grand Final is now well and truly underway. TotalRL.com were present yesterday for the traditional pre-match press conference between the two sides, and we spoke to a number of key players to ensure YOU get the very best content ahead of ... Read More »

Late Burgess try seals Wigan’s Grand Final spot

Wigan winger Joe Burgess left it until the 79th minute to snatch a 16-12 victory for his side in a hard fought contest tonight at the DW Stadium against Warrington Wolves. That Wigan would struggle to suppress the challenge of the Wolves looked unlikely early in the game, as they applied relentless pressure on the Warrington defence. They went ahead ... Read More »

It’s make or break time, says Wigan boss Shaun Wane

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Wigan Warriors boss Shaun Wane has led the rallying cry ahead of tonight’s huge play-off semi-final tussle against Warrington Wolves, saying the squad are desperate for their season to continue for another week. Wigan are bidding to make a second consecutive Grand Final with a win tonight, and keep alive their hopes of retaining the Grand Final trophy they won ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors v Warrington Wolves: The key battles

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Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves lock horns tonight at the DW Stadium, with a place in the Super League Grand Final on offer for the winner. After St Helens became the first team to reach the showpiece event last night, a huge clash between the teams finishing second and fifth in Super League will determine who the other team is ... Read More »

Match preview: Wigan Warriors v Warrington Wolves

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  Wigan and Warrington will stage a repeat of the 2013 Super League Grand Final tonight – but this time, they will be competing for the right to get to Old Trafford and face St Helens. Wigan are refreshed after a week off following their victory against Huddersfield in week one of the play-offs, whilst the Wolves have had to ... Read More »

Friday Flashback: Wigan v Warrington, March 2001

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As part of our previews to each of the two big Super League play-off games this weekend, we’re taking you back down memory lane to go back over a classic encounter between the two sides in question. Yesterday, we previewed St Helens v Catalan Dragons by looking at the classic game at Langtree Park from two years ago, which saw ... Read More »

Who will make it to the Super League Grand Final?

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League Express editor Martyn Sadler and reporter John Davidson preview this week’s Super League play-off semi-finals and discuss who they think has what it takes to make it to Old Trafford. Will Wigan get a chance to make it back-to-back Grand Final wins or will Warrington exact their long-overdue revenge? Can Catalan Dragons cause another upset? Watch the video to ... Read More »

Wane: Smith deserved to make Man of Steel shortlist

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Wigan coach Shaun Wane thinks it is “pretty strange” not to have a Warriors player on the Man of Steel shortlist and believes Matty Smith was more than deserving of such recognition. Super League revealed the four candidates for its prestigious award – Jamie Peacock (Leeds Rhinos), James Roby (St Helens), Daryl Clark (Castleford Tigers) and Chris Hill (Warrington Wolves) ... Read More »

Competition: Win a pair of tickets to Wigan v Warrington

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We’ve teamed up with ALCATEL ONETOUCH to give away two pairs of tickets to Friday’s play-off semi-final between Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves. CLICK HERE TO ENTER THIS FREE COMPETITION To enter, which is free, simply subscribe to the Total Rugby League newsletter. Two subscribers will be picked out at random on Thursday afternoon and will have their tickets waiting ... Read More »

Return to Wigan? Never say never, says Sam Tomkins

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New Zealand Warriors star Sam Tomkins admits a return to boyhood club Wigan Warriors later in his career is “very possible”, but says he is happy playing in the NRL at this moment in time. Tomkins only left Wigan last year to head to the other side of the world and play for the New Zealand outfit, but is constantly ... Read More »