Wigan Warriors and England captain Sean O’Loughlin is desperate to put his Grand Final misery behind him by leading England to international success over New Zealand this autumn.
Although Wigan Warriors beat Hull FC 30-24 at the DW Stadium on Friday coach Shaun Wane was quick to praise a passionate Hull side, admitting his side could easily have lost.
Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane has urged his team to show more consistency as they head into their Super 8s game against Hull FC at The DW Stadium tonight.
Wigan raced into a 16-6 lead before half time at The Select Security Stadium, with Widnes also having Patrick Ah Van sent off, before the hosts fought back to snatch a point in the dying embers of the game.
The Warriors were edged out by local rivals St Helens in the Super League Grand Final last weekend
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Saturday’s clash is the third time the bitter Wigan-Saints rivalry has been showcased in a Grand Final
The 31-year-old, who made his international debut ten-years-ago, will lead the 24-man squad down-under to face Samoa, Australia and New Zealand later this month.