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Matty Bowen extends Wigan Warriors contract

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Matty Bowen has today agreed to extend his stay with Wigan Warriors until the end of the 2015 season. Signed initially on a one year deal the former NRL star has been in great form during 2014 scoring 13 tries in 17 appearances. A popular member of the squad, ‘Mango’ as he is more affectionately known by his peers has ... Read More »

Are Wigan Warriors about to bring back Leuluai?

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There is speculation building that Wigan Warriors could be set to swoop for another of their former players, just weeks after Joel Tomkins made a sensational return to the club from Rugby Union side Saracens. Thomas Leuluai won a host of honours with the Warriors during his time in England, before leaving to head back to the NRL in 2012. ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors and Salford in “different leagues”

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Wigan Warriors boss Shaun Wane has claimed his club and ambitious Salford Red Devils are in “different leagues” when it comes to the marquee player ruling, insisting his job is to bring through youth, as opposed to spending money. Koukash is keen to bring in a ruling where clubs can have one player that is exempt from the salary cap, ... 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 »

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 »

Wigan Warriors sign Joel Tomkins

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Wigan Rugby League Club today announces the immediate but significant re-signing of dual-code International Joel Tomkins from Saracens Rugby Union Club for an undisclosed transfer fee on a four-and-a-half year contract. Tomkins, 27, re-joins after 3 years in Rugby Union, where he played over 40 games for the Premiership giants and earned representative honours with England Rugby Union (3) and ... Read More »

Match preview: Wigan Warriors v Castleford Tigers

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Wigan Warriors and Castleford Tigers will do it all again tonight, less than a week on from their fantastic Challenge Cup quarter-final. And the Warriors will be out for revenge, after Cas got the edge last time out to advance to the semi-finals of the cup, at the expense of last year’s winners. Wigan are able to welcome back some ... Read More »