Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Wigan Warriors

Wigan-Saints different to any other game, says Wane

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As bona fide Wiganers go, they don’t come much bigger than current Warriors boss Shaun Wane. Wane has been embedded into the fabric of the club – and the town – for the majority of this life, and this Saturday, he will coach his hometown club in the biggest game of the Super League season, the Super League Grand Final. ... Read More »

Six of the Best: Super League Grand Final moments

Will it be Wigan's year again?

Grand Final week can only mean one thing – all of our regular weekly features turn into Grand Final-related ones! For this week’s Six of the Best, we’ve been asking all week for the Old Trafford moments that stand out in your mind, and there are certainly plenty to choose from! We’ve had nominations from as recent as last year, ... Read More »

Joel Tomkins: It’s like a fairytale for me

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Wigan back-rower Joel Tomkins has described his return to Rugby League as “like a fairytale” after reaching the Grand Final just three months after leaving rugby union. The 27-year-old originally left the Warriors to join Aviva Premiership side Saracens in 2010 and went on to represent England in the 15-man code. In June, he completed his return to Super League ... Read More »

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?

Will it be Wigan's year again?

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 »