Tag: Wigan Warriors

Get expanding: Wigan boss threatens ‘insular’ NRL with a Perth Super League team

BY STAFF WRITERS Wigan Warriors owner Ian Lenagan believes the English Super League will expand into a fully-fledged international competition within five years and has hinted at a Super League side based in Perth if the NRL doesn’t hurry up with expansion plans. Lenagan is currently in Wollongong ahead of Super League’s first ever top […]

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Cronulla left seething after upset 22-6 loss to Wigan in World Club Challenge

NRL premiers Cronulla are fuming after going down to Wigan in the World Club Challenge with coach Shane Flanagan ripping English referee Robert Hicks. The Sharks lost the penalty count 11-7 with the Warriors receiving the first four penalties of the game. In another controversial decision, Kurt Capewell was denied a try by the video […]

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Flanagan confirms Holmes replacement for World Club Challenge clash

With no Ben Barba and Valentine Holmes unavailable through injury, Cronulla Sharks coach Shane Flanagan has confirmed that representative duo Gerald Beale and Greg Bird will share the fullback duties in this weekend’s World Club Challenge match against Wigan. Holmes is being touted as Cronulla’s long-term fullback but with the flyer out of the clash, […]

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War of words begin ahead of Sharks and Wigan World Club Challenge clash

BY KANE AUSTIN Wigan’s star forward Joel Tomkins says the Warriors are a real chance of beating NRL champions Cronulla this weekend in what would be Wigan’s first world title since 1994. “It’s the one which has eluded us, and I genuinely think we can do it,” Tomkins said. “To be named the best team […]

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Leeds Win Super League, Magpies Smash Randwick in Hybrid Clash

The Leeds Rhinos are the champions of the Super League after downing Wigan 22-20 at Old Trafford. Rhinos five-eight Danny McGuire said the win was the best way to send-off club legends Kevin Sinfield, Jamie Peacock and Kylie Leuluai. “We we were all a bit emotional and I felt drained early on as personally three […]

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