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#1 scott

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Posted 08 January 2014 - 01:04 PM

Tickets go on sale at Derwent park tomorrow 9am

#2 scott

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Posted 10 January 2014 - 02:02 PM

Wigan receive initial allocation of 1,664 tickets for the friendly at Derwent park

#3 Keith T

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Posted 19 January 2014 - 10:58 PM

This might be the last time that we can see one of the top clubs in future.    The new 3 x 8's system that they are introducing also includes a proposal that the top 8 SL clubs be exempt from the Challenge Cup until the 5th Round (last 16).   So, in future we would have to be in the 8 other teams in order to get one of the "plum" teams in the draw.    


I remember when .............................

"It is impossible not to feel a twinge of sympathy for Workington Town, the fall guys this season for the Super League's determination to retain it's European dimension, in the shape of Paris. While the French have had every assistance to survive, the importance of having a flagship in a heartland area like West Cumbria has been conveniently forgotten." - Dave Hadfield - Independent 25th August 1996.


#4 scott

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Posted 19 January 2014 - 11:45 PM

If you ask me it's a joke this new system should've just kept it how it is with 1 up 1 down from sl and 2 up 2 down from championship

#5 GeordieTownie

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 12:49 AM

Challenge cup?

#6 rockerlad

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 11:27 AM

Can you pay on the gate on Sunday?

#7 troutmaster

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 11:59 AM

Can you pay on the gate on Sunday?

yes you can rockerlad,but i think the grandstand is virtually full now,enjoy the game mate.
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#8 Hate the rec

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 02:54 PM

God the silents is killing me.



#9 rockerlad

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 06:38 PM

Cheers

#10 scott

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 06:46 PM

Someone on Facebook saying that they have been asked to be apart of the Workington town squad against Wigan

#11 Aubrey Boyce

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 07:03 PM

Who's that pal anyone we know

#12 scott

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 07:07 PM

Brad Fearon not sure who he plays for

#13 Davo5

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 07:23 PM

Brad Fearon not sure who he plays for

. Cumbria academy

#14 kiln7

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Posted 21 January 2014 - 07:18 PM

Seems like we are giving a game to three lads from cumbria academy on sunday is,ent PAUL CRAREY there coach, must think a lot of them,also seems he is very imprest with young LUCOCK at training.



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Posted 23 January 2014 - 07:31 PM

Wigan 18 man squad for the Town match :

26 Ryan Hampshire FB/SO/SH,
32 Joe Burgess C/W,
3 Darrell Goulding C,
23 Dan Sarginson C/W,
4 Iain Thornley C,
6 Blake Green SO,
7 Matty Smith SH,
17 Dom Crosby P,
19 Sam Powell SH,
8 Scott Taylor P,
24 Tony Clubb UF,
25 John Bateman SR,
20 Greg Burke UF
Oliver Gildart C (U 19),
36 Connor Farrell SR (U19),
27 George Williams SO,
37 Ryan Sutton P (U 19),
15 Logan Tomkins H.

#16 Aubrey Boyce

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Posted 23 January 2014 - 07:40 PM

That's nowhere near what Wigan promised to bring typical Wigan

#17 Keith T

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Posted 23 January 2014 - 07:54 PM

That's nowhere near what Wigan promised to bring typical Wigan

 

Look at the squad numbers and you will see that the majority in the first 13 names are (except 1) in the 26 numbers.    Several of these players are new to Wigan having just signed but neverthless Wigan first team players.


I remember when .............................

"It is impossible not to feel a twinge of sympathy for Workington Town, the fall guys this season for the Super League's determination to retain it's European dimension, in the shape of Paris. While the French have had every assistance to survive, the importance of having a flagship in a heartland area like West Cumbria has been conveniently forgotten." - Dave Hadfield - Independent 25th August 1996.


#18 town4me

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Posted 23 January 2014 - 08:17 PM

That's nowhere near what Wigan promised to bring typical Wigan

thats still good they were never gonna bring all their top players. We dont wanna end up like the jampots on the end of over a century do we and atleast we aint playing against a total bunch of kids like the rhinos brought to the wreck.

Edited by town4me, 23 January 2014 - 08:18 PM.


#19 Supporter

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Posted 23 January 2014 - 08:27 PM

Supporting the comments of Keith, 12 players from the team to face Town made Wigan first team appearances during the 2013 season ( 36 matches). Their appearance statistics are listed below as the final number on each line ( includes substitution selections).
26 Ryan Hampshire FB/SO/SH, 7
32 Joe Burgess C/W, 2
3 Darrell Goulding C, 26
4 Iain Thornley C, 30
6 Blake Green SO, 28
7 Matty Smith SH, 30
17 Dom Crosby P, 25
19 Sam Powell SH, 16
8 Scott Taylor P, 27
20 Greg Burke UF 17
27 George Williams SO, 3
15 Logan Tomkins H. 24

#20 Keith T

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Posted 23 January 2014 - 09:31 PM

Supporting the comments of Keith, 12 players from the team to face Town made Wigan first team appearances during the 2013 season ( 36 matches). Their appearance statistics are listed below as the final number on each line ( includes substitution selections).
26 Ryan Hampshire FB/SO/SH, 7
32 Joe Burgess C/W, 2
3 Darrell Goulding C, 26
4 Iain Thornley C, 30
6 Blake Green SO, 28
7 Matty Smith SH, 30
17 Dom Crosby P, 25
19 Sam Powell SH, 16
8 Scott Taylor P, 27
20 Greg Burke UF 17
27 George Williams SO, 3
15 Logan Tomkins H. 24

 

Plus Dan Sarginson and Tony Clubb were established SL players with London Broncos and John Bateman played for Bradford Bulls and is tipped as the new up and coming forward.


I remember when .............................

"It is impossible not to feel a twinge of sympathy for Workington Town, the fall guys this season for the Super League's determination to retain it's European dimension, in the shape of Paris. While the French have had every assistance to survive, the importance of having a flagship in a heartland area like West Cumbria has been conveniently forgotten." - Dave Hadfield - Independent 25th August 1996.