Tag archive for ‘Wigan Warriors’
By Simon Mulligan On Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

Wigan Choose Leeds in Club Call

Wigan Warriors suprised nobody by choosing to play Leeds Rhinos in next weekend’s Super League play-off semi-final. Wigan, as highest ranked semi-final qualifiers from Week One, had the choice between More...

By Simon Mulligan On Friday, September 14th, 2012

Wigan 46-6 Catalans: Leaders Breeze Into Semi-Finals

Wigan Warriors eased through to the last 4 of the Super League play-offs with a methodical 46-6 thrashing of the Catalans Dragons with George Carmont becoming the third Wigan player to score a hat-trick in play-off More...

Old Trafford
By Simon Mulligan On Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Super League XVII Play-Offs: Race to Old Trafford Begins In Earnest

 With less than 4 weeks to Grand Final night, the Super League season gets serious as the race to be champions of 2012 heats up. With the all-important play-offs set to kick off this weekend, I will consider all More...

SL Dream Team
By Simon Mulligan On Monday, September 10th, 2012

Six Warriors, Three Wolves and a Saint In Super League Dream Team

Ten of the thirteen players named in the 2012 Super League Dream Team today come from clubs around the region, with six debutants featuring in the side. Wigan Warriors, who topped the regular league table have six More...

Samoan second rower Tony Puletua received the man-of-the-match awar, having a hand in 3 Saints scores with his archetypal offloads to atone for his early defensive error
By Simon Mulligan On Saturday, September 8th, 2012

Wigan 18-26 St Helens: Saints Spoil Wigan Party to Book Play-Off Trip to Warrington

St Helens dampened Wigan’s League Leaders Shield celebrations somewhat with a 26-18 victory against the 12-men Warriors at the DW Stadium in a pulsating derby encounter. The win gives Saints third place, More...

RL Wembley statue
By Simon Mulligan On Friday, August 24th, 2012

Legends Set to Be Immortalised in Wembley Statue

Five of rugby league’s greatest ever players will be featured in a statue outside Wembley stadium it has been revealed by the Rugby Football League. The announcement was made last year that rugby league More...

By Simon Mulligan On Monday, August 20th, 2012

Super League Round 25: Saints Boost Bid for Top 4

St Helens beat Castleford Tigers 44-12 in a routine win over ex-coach Ian Millward in his first visit to Langtree Park. Tries from Paul Wellens (pictured, right) and Tommy Makinson helped the hosts to a 20-8 halftime More...

By Simon Mulligan On Saturday, August 11th, 2012

Warrington 30-10 Wigan: Race for Shield Heats Up

Warrington Wolves produced another impressive performance in both attack and defence to put league leaders Wigan to the sword by 30 points to 10 to go one point behind the Warriors with three rounds of the regular More...

By Simon Mulligan On Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Wigan 48-10 Hull FC: Leaders Ease Past Injury-hit Airlie Birds

Wigan Warriors put themselves 5 points clear at the top of the Stobart Super League table with a comfortable 48-10 victory over Hull in a game in which the home side did not have to get out of first gear against More...

St Helens
By Simon Mulligan On Monday, July 30th, 2012

St Helens 46-12 Huddersfield: Saints Go Back to Third

St Helens put themselves back into third place in the Super League table with a dominant 46-12 victory over the free-falling Huddersfield Giants at Langtree Park. Giants’ coach Paul Anderson, who spent the More...