Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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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 »

Saints beat Wigan in thriller

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St Helens held on for a thrilling 12-16 victory against Wigan at the DW Stadium tonight. Wigan took the lead after eight minutes when Sam Burgess scored in the left corner when he touched down a brilliantly judged kick from Sam Powell. Matty Smith couldn’t add the conversion. St Helens halfback Luke Walsh suffered what appeared to be a painful ... Read More »

Match preview: Wigan Warriors v St Helens

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Arguably the hottest derby in Rugby League returns again tonight, as Wigan will be looking to complete a league double on St Helens by inflicting defeat on them at the DW Stadium. A win for the Warriors – who are welcoming back a whole host of stars – will see them jump above the Saints in the table, and put ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors’ big hitters to make it tonight

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Wigan Warriors boss Shaun Wane has confirmed Matty Bowen, Josh Charnley and Sam Powell will all be fit to play tonight against St Helens, as his injury situation begins to ease off somewhat. Bowen missed out last week, after suffering with a leg problem. But he is fit to take his place in Shaun Wane’s provisional line-up – providing there ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors could give more debuts out on Friday

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The production line at Wigan Warriors is set to churn out yet more debutants for the club against St Helens on Friday, with injuries and suspensions taking their toll on Shaun Wane’s squad. With Blake Green and Ryan Hampshire two half-backs already ruled out through injury, youngster Sam Powell may not be fit to make the clash, due to a ... Read More »