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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 »

Six of the Best: Magical Wembley final moments

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TotalRL.com’s Challenge Cup Final buildup rolls on with our Six of the Best feature – and this week, we could only realistically talk about the Wembley showpiece. Despite a brief sabbatical between 2000 and 2006 due to the rebuilding of the stadium, Wembley is very much the spiritual home of the Challenge Cup, and this Saturday looks like providing one ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors not good enough, says Wane

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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 »

Leigh sign Wigan Warriors’ Hopkins on loan for 2015

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Leigh Centurions have continued their recruitment for their full-time campaign in 2015, after securing the signing of Wigan Warriors forward Sam Hopkins on a season-long loan deal. Hopkins, a former Centurions player himself before joining the Warriors at the end of last season, has made several appearances for Leigh on loan this year, but he will spend the entire 2015 ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull KR v Wigan Warriors

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After a break for the Challenge Cup semi-finals, Super League action returns tonight, as Hull KR look to keep their slender top eight hopes alive against title-chasing Wigan Warriors. With just four rounds of the season to go, Chris Chester’s men sit three points behind the coveted eighth-spot, currently occupied by Widnes Vikings. And the Rovers – who today announced ... Read More »

Winning every game the target, says Wigan Warriors star

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Wigan Warriors star Sam Powell insists the club should be targeting wins from each and every one of their remaining games in Super League 2014, as they look to launch an assault on Old Trafford once again. The defending champions are handily placed going into the final four rounds of the season, with a win at Hull KR this evening ... Read More »

Green and Pettybourne back for Wigan Warriors

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Wigan Warriors have been handed a huge boost ahead of this Thursday’s trip to Hull KR, after former Rovers half-back Blake Green returned to the squad following a serious arm injury. Green has spent almost three months on the sidelines after a bicep injury, but will return to the fold for the Thursday night trip across the Pennines. “Greeny is ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors winger hoping to be fit for play-offs

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Wigan Warriors winger Joe Burgess has revealed he is targeting a return to full fitness in time for the Super League play-offs – despite initially being expected to miss the remainder of the season. Burgess has been a revelation since bursting onto the scene this year, with the 19-year-old already having scored 19 times in 2014. However, despite a nasty ... Read More »

Match preview: Wigan Warriors v Salford Red Devils

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Joel Tomkins could make his first Rugby League appearance since October 2011 tonight, as he gears up to make his second debut for Wigan Warriors. Tomkins’ last outing in a cherry and white shirt was against St Helens in October 2011, but he could feature as the Warriors take on Salford Red Devils. It is a game that provides plenty ... Read More »

Six of the Best: Great Rugby League upsets

Mark-Aston

In this week’s edition of Six of the Best, we’ve taken inspiration from a quite sensational weekend of Rugby League action that has recently passed us by. Super League was full of shocks, with the biggest perhaps Bradford’s stunning 16-8 win against last year’s champions, Wigan Warriors. That was James Lowes’ first win in charge of the club, and another ... Read More »