Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Wigan Warriors

Farrell to play in Wigan curtain raiser

Andy Farrell

Former Wigan Captain Andy Farrell is set to make a remarkable return to the DW Stadium when he lines up for the Joining Jack Legends ahead of the Big One 5 on Friday night. Farrell, renowned for his passionate leadership and inspirational teamtalks will once again be barking out the orders as he leads the Joining Jack Legends into battle. ... Read More »

Vikings secure play-off place with Wigan victory

Widnes Vikings almost certainly secured themselves a place in the Super League play-offs tonight at the Select Security Stadium, defeating Wigan 24-10 in front of 6,223 supporters and effectively ending Wigan’s challenge for the League Leaders’ Shield. Wigan had selected a strong squad, including the returning Michael McIlorum, who had been out for two months with injury, and their coach ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors star played on with broken arm

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Wigan Warriors hooker Michael McIlorum returns from his two-month injury lay-off against Widnes tonight, hoping to avoid a repeat of what happened the last time he played against the Vikings. Ironically, Widnes were the team that McIlorum last pulled a jersey on to play against, suffering a broken arm in that game and missing a hefty chunk of the season. ... Read More »

Super League: The race for top spot

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After the excitement surrounding Leeds Rhinos’ Challenge Cup success, the action in Super League returns tonight, with a whopping six teams still in the hunt for top spot. St Helens have been the race leaders for the bulk of the season, and they hold a three point lead over arch-rivals Wigan Warriors – as well as a four point cushion ... Read More »

We’re going to be physical, says Wane

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Wigan Warriors head coach Shaun Wane insists his side are going to be pumped up for Friday’s clash against Widnes Vikings – stoking the flames by saying he has been made aware the Vikings are going to be physical with his side. Wane would not comment on exactly what remarks had been made ahead of the clash, but he said ... Read More »

Don’t expect any more Wigan signings, says Wane

Wigan coach Shaun Wane. ©RLPhotos

Wigan coach Shaun Wane says Wakefield forward Taulima Tautai will be the Warriors’ only signing for 2015. Centre Darrell Goulding (Hull KR) and Blake Green (Melbourne Storm) are both on the way out at the end of the season, but Wane believes he has enough internal resources to provide sufficient cover. “I’m happy with Tautai and I’m happy that Dom ... Read More »

Gallery: Wigan Warriors train with Bath RU

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As we mentioned earlier today, Wigan Warriors have used their week off to undergo a different kind of training, as they collided with Bath Rugby Union in a novel move between the two clubs. It’s rare that both codes come together in such a manner, and both clubs have spoken of how positive an experience the session has been. The ... Read More »

Codes collide as Wigan and Bath train together

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Two rugby codes collided this week as Wigan Rugby League travelled to Bath Rugby Union for some dual-training in the South West. Whilst the two sides are at different stages of their season – Wigan have just three fixtures left of their regular First Utility Super League campaign whilst Bath will kick-off their Aviva Premiership campaign away to Sale Sharks ... Read More »

Video highlights: Hull Kingston Rovers v Wigan Warriors

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Extensive video highlights from Thursday’s Super League round 24 clash between Wigan Warriors and Hull Kingston Rovers. Click here to read the full report. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and much more on or free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news and features, subscribe to League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors not good enough, says Wane

Shaun-Wane

Wigan Warriors boss Shaun Wane insisted he didn’t see that kind of performance coming from his side, as a late, late Josh Charnley try spared the Warriors blushes against Hull Kingston Rovers. Charnley’s try right on the hooter ensured the Warriors left East Hull with a point, as Matty Smith’s missed conversion meant it finished 14-14 on Thursday night. And, ... Read More »