Leigh Leopards v Wigan Warriors News
Known as the ‘Battle of the Borough’, due to both clubs been based in the same borough of Greater Manchester, this match is all about local bragging rights.
Unsurprisingly for a match of such strong local interest, there is always plenty of interest and intrigue around the fixture which leads to plenty of news stories coming out in the buildup.
Leigh Leopards vs Wigan Warriors Breaking News
In the run up to the match there is plenty of news breaking each day and that can make it difficult for fans to keep up to date but that no longer needs to be the case as we bring you all of the Leigh vs Wigan breaking news stories as and when they break.
Leigh Leopards v Wigan Warriors Latest News Today
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The match takes place at the impressive Leigh Sports Village, known simply as the LSV, that offers a great mix of seating, terraces and corporate facilities that is of the perfect size for a club such as Leigh.
When full, as it will be for a big derby day match up such as this one, it offers an incredible atmosphere and is the perfect setting for the match.
The players will have no excuse to not give their all and deliver those in attendance an incredible 80 minutes of Rugby League football action.
That is of course located in the north-west of England and in the historic Rugby League heartlands but it is perhaps the grounds distance from that of the Warriors, which is only around 8.5 miles, that is the most important aspect and highlights just why this is such a big match up.
Despite the closeness of the 2 clubs, this isn’t the biggest derby match for the Warriors as that is against St Helens, but this certainly is the biggest rivalry for home fans and that puts the extra pressure on Leigh whenever these 2 meet.
Despite Wigan usually having a much stronger team, that does tend to equalize things come match day.
Leigh Leopards vs Wigan Warriors Score
Leigh v Wigan Teams
In the build up to the game, the match squads are announced well in advance making it easy for fans to see who is available for the game but the actual run on team isn’t announced until just before kickoff.
That can make it harder for fans to keep up to date but as soon as it is announced, we will bring it to you.
Leopards vs Warriors Result
If the match has ended and you have been unable to keep up to date with the latest score, we will bring you the result as soon as it ends.
By following the links on this page, you can also read the full match report from a number of different sources to get the full breakdown of how the match unfolded.