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Brierley Denied By Smith’s Drop Goal Double

The tears were running down Ryan Brierley's face as what should have been a fairytale start to his Superleague career, a hatrick against Wigan, was denied by two drop goals from Matty Smith before Dan Sarginson secured the winning try that assured the Warriors avoided a giant killing. Wigan were lucky

Wigan Warriors storm through demoralised Leeds Rhinos

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Wigan Warriors stormed past a demoralised and depleted Leeds Rhinos at the DW stadium last night, in a game that was prevented from becoming a rout only by Wigan's excessive handling errors gifting the Leeds defence sorely needed lifelines. From the moment the ball was first kicked down field, Wigan utterly

Warriors rough rode by Broncos Stampede

What started off as a promising start for Wigan Warriors was barely kept from being an utter rout at the hands of Brisbane Broncos, who still delivered a thorough drubbing to their opponents. Wigan started off strongly enough with a good offence keeping the Broncos on the back foot and

Wigan’s lucky escape marks cruel night for Huddersfield

Huddersfield Giants suffered a night of heartache as a lucky Wigan try from Josh Charnley turned a fairytale victory into cruel defeat as the Warriors scrapped home a win 18-13 at the John Smith Stadium. Where Salford hit St Helens with shock and awe, this game was a more crude affair.

Wigan deliver solid victory over inconsistent Catalans

Wigan delivered a solid victory over a Catalan Dragons side who maintained neither quality nor discipline amidst the muddy ruin of the pitch. For all that the conditions were atrocious, with the pitch visibly watterlogged in places, Wigan's quality and drive were simply too much for the Catalans, whose poor performance effectively

Can Leigh get past the Choke Point?

Leigh has been in Wigan’s shadow for a long time. Ever since 1972 when it, along with a lot of other English towns, found itself suddenly relegated to the second division of civic standing by being made part of the borough of Wigan (officially known as Wigan and Leigh), Leigh

Super League title could be any of top four’s

With the 2016 Super League season due to start in a month, it’s a good time to weigh up the prospects for all 12 teams as they gear up for the opening matches. Starting with the top four, I’m going to be dividing this assessment into three different pieces. Leeds Rhinos will

Wigan Loss Illustrates Just How Competitive Super League Is In 2014

Jermaine McGillvary’s sensational hat-trick for the Huddersfield Giants in the 2014 Super League curtain-raiser sent shock waves around the sport as the reigning champions Wigan Warriors started their campaign with a disappointing loss and their new-look side will have their work cut out to try to retain the coveted crown