Wigan go third after victory at 12-men Hull

Wigan Warriors fought off a gutsy comeback from 12-men Hull FC to move into third place with a 30-22 win. Marc Sneyd knocked over an early penalty before tries for Oliver Gildart and Mahe Fonua saw the game tied at 6-6. George Williams nudged Wigan ahead before Liam Watts was sent off for an incident involving Michael McIlorum with just…

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Victory at Hull on Friday is not about Wembley revenge, says O’Loughlin

Wigan captain Sean O’Loughlin insists that winning at Hull on Friday night would mean much more than getting revenge over the Black and Whites for their win at Wembley a fortnight ago. The two Challenge Cup finalists meet at the KCOM Stadium with two precious competition points at stake – and the Warriors know that they will finish the weekend…

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TotalRL’s Super League Team of the Week: Round 4, Super 8s

Fullback: Sam Tomkins (Wigan) Is the England international back to his best at just the right time? He was phenomenal during Wigan’s win over St Helens on Friday night – and with all the talk surrounding his opposite number, Tomkins showed why he’s still one of the best in the business. Wing: Tom Briscoe (Leeds) It’s been a tough year…

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

  Huddersfield v Castleford (8pm) There are four changes for Huddersfield on Friday night. Leroy Cudjoe, Sam Rapira, Dale Ferguson and Oliver Roberts are back – Nathan Mason, Daniel Smith, Gene Ormsby and Tyler Dickinson make way. Meanwhile, league leaders Castleford also make changes; Grant Millington, Andy Lynch and Mike McMeeken miss out, while Kevin Larroyer, Gadwin Springer and Larne…

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Jamie Peacock backs Wigan to win the Challenge Cup

Former Great Britain and Super League legend has backed Wigan to be the ones lifting the Challenge Cup on Saturday afternoon. Peacock, speaking in his exclusive blog with competition sponsors Ladbrokes, thinks that George Williams will be the game-changer for the Warriors, helping them to win the cup for the first time since 2013: when they beat Hull FC. Peacock…

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Hull FC v Wigan: Both teams’ routes to the 2017 Challenge Cup Final

Last 16 Hull FC 62-0 Catalans: Steve Michaels ran in a hat-trick as reigning holders Hull kicked off their defence of the Challenge Cup with a convincing victory against Catalans Dragons. Hull led 28-0 at half-time thanks to six first-half tries and would not ease up, running in a further 34 points after the break to cruise into the quarter-finals.…

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Taylor calls on Hull FC to become one of best sides in club’s history this weekend

Scott Taylor knows a thing or two about winning at Wembley: but this weekend, he is eyeing much, much more than that. Twice a winner in the Challenge Cup final – first with Wigan in 2013, before following that up with hometown club Hull FC last season – Taylor now wants the Black and Whites to forge their name into…

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Wigan set sights on music charts with charity single

Wigan Warriors have launched a charity single ahead of this weekend’s 2017 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Final, and it’s set to go viral. The hit, which has already amassed more than 120,000 views on Facebook, has been produced by fan Pual Holden to raise funds for Wigan Youth Zone and Joining Jack. Called “Wigan Warriors Anthem – Marching on to Wembley”, the…

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