There’s nothing worse than a season fizzling out and in-form Wigan Warriors full-back Sam Tomkins says his side want to avoid a repeat of 2017 at all cost.
The Warriors ran in five tries at the DW stadium against a Huddersfield side that have yet again fallen at the final hurdle. Wigan’s Grand Final opponents will be decided in tonight’s second semi-final between Leeds and St Helens.
An 80th minute try from Leeds’ Ryan Hall stole the League Leaders’ Shield away from Wigan Warriors during an exhilarating Super 8s finale on Friday night.
Wigan Warriors head coach Shaun Wane insists his side’s pressure game against Castleford will bring the best out of his team.
A 78th minute try from St Helens’ Josh Jones stole victory away from the Warriors as they went down 18-14 in dramatic fashion at Langtree Park.
Former Wigan Warriors centre Darrell Goulding has retired from Rugby League at the age of 27 due to health concerns.
He recently suffered a concussion on Easter Monday.
Both Super League heavyweights got their respective campaigns off to faltering starts last weekend, with the Giants crashing to a 19-0 home defeat while the Warriors could only draw at Widnes.
The Warriors will battle it out with fierce rivals Warrington Wolves at the DW Stadium on Friday evening in a repeat of the 2013 Grand Final
Wigan Warriors hope buoyant fans will give them upper hand in Huddersfield play-off ‘arm-wrestle’, says Wane
The Warriors, the current holders of the Super League title, finished second in this year’s table, losing out to rivals St. Helens by just a point and face the daunting prospect of third-placed Huddersfield in the first-round
World Cup starts October 26 in Cardiff, final in Manchester on November 30
Facing Leeds Rhinos won’t be ‘Magic’ for Wigan Warriors, insists Shaun Wane ahead of showcase weekend
The Magic Weekend will take place at Manchester City’s Etihad stadium