Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Wigan and Salford consolidate in Super League

Wigan moved into third place in the Super League table with a convincing 16-37 victory at the Stade Gilbert Brutus against Catalan Dragons tonight. And Salford Red Devils defeated Hull FC 35-2 at the AJ Bell Stadium to draw level with their opponents on points, while edging to within four points of the play-off places. Wigan scored six tries through ... Read More »

Are Wigan Warriors about to bring back Leuluai?

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There is speculation building that Wigan Warriors could be set to swoop for another of their former players, just weeks after Joel Tomkins made a sensational return to the club from Rugby Union side Saracens. Thomas Leuluai won a host of honours with the Warriors during his time in England, before leaving to head back to the NRL in 2012. ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors and Salford in “different leagues”

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Wigan Warriors boss Shaun Wane has claimed his club and ambitious Salford Red Devils are in “different leagues” when it comes to the marquee player ruling, insisting his job is to bring through youth, as opposed to spending money. Koukash is keen to bring in a ruling where clubs can have one player that is exempt from the salary cap, ... Read More »

Wigan star banned for three matches

Wigan Warriors player Gil Dudson has been suspended for three matches after pleading guilty to making a Grade C shoulder charge on Josh Drinkwater of London Broncos in the ninth minute of a First Utility Super League Round 19 fixture played on Sunday July 6, 2014. Dudson was also fined £300 when he appeared before an independent tribunal this afternoon. ... Read More »

Wigan stroll past Broncos at The Hive

Wigan were far too strong for London Broncos this afternoon at The Hive, running out 6-58 winners in a game that was little more than a training run for them. Winger Josh Charnley scored a hat-trick, taking his tally for the season to four tries. Matty Bowen, John Bateman, Anthony Gelling, Scott Taylor, Gil Dudson and Joe Burgess (2) also ... Read More »

Interview: Wigan Warriors star John Bateman

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This article originally appeared in issue 399 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 400 is currently in production and will be on sale from July 11. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… John Bateman grew up during an era when boyhood club Bradford Bulls were regularly stepping out at ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors support Billy Boston statue plans

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The Wigan Warriors have overwhelmingly thrown their support behind plans to erect a statue of Wigan great Billy Boston, after it was revealed that the team behind the project are calling on the public to help pay for it. Boston, who scored an astonishing 478 tries for Wigan in the 1950s and 1960s, is long regarded as one of the ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors star delighted to be back

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Wigan Warriors forward Eddy Pettybourne is desperate to end his injury exile this weekend when the Warriors face London, and admits he is absolutely delighted to be back out on the field. Pettybourne hasn’t played since Good Friday’s victory over St Helens and, with his father over in the country visiting his son, he is desperate to get on the ... Read More »

Tomkins to shake off union rust at Workington

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Shaun Wane says he is likely to send new signing Joel Tomkins to Workington Town on dual registration to get him back to match fitness. The 27-year-old returned to Wigan Warriors following three years with rugby union outfit Saracens and Wane says he and his team are working hard to get him back to the level of fitness required in ... Read More »

Video highlights: Wigan Warriors v St Helens

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Extensive video highlights from last week’s Super League round 18 encounter between Wigan Warriors and St Helens. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the social media platform of your choice. Read More »