Wigan Warriors v St Helens News
There are some matches that have plenty riding on them due to each sides position in the league, there are some that are special due to the past the 2 sides have and then there are some that have a huge rivalry due to the physical closeness of the 2 sides and where they are based.
Not only are they 2 of the giants of the sport of Rugby League but they also have a long history of battling it out at the top of the game, they are located just a few miles from each other but what really highlights the importance of this match is the fact that it is only 1 of 2 events to be given the moniker ‘Derby’ officially, something that every other big match up has taken.
With the match been the talk of both towns in the buildup, it is no surprise that there is so much news to keep up to date with before kickoff.
Wigan Warriors v St Helens Breaking News
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Wigan Warriors vs St Helens Latest News Today
The match takes place at the DW Stadium, also still known to some as the JJB Stadium, which is one of the largest stadiums for Rugby League in the northern hemisphere.
That can often leave the ground half full for smaller matches and that can affect the atmosphere but that certainly won’t be the case on derby day, when the ground will be packed, and the atmosphere will be red hot.
One of the great aspects of the stadium is the steepness of the stands that keep fans close to the action and makes it quite an imposing set up, especially for away teams and especially for big matches when the stands are packed.
Another great aspect of the stadium is the ease in which it can host a huge following of away fans, which on big match days such as this one, will only add to the great atmosphere as 4,000 or so Saints fans will be there to back their team.
In what is one of the best atmospheres of the season and one of the biggest occasions in the sport, the players have all they need to give their best performance and to entertain the huge crowd from minute 1 to minute 80.
It is less than 10 miles by road from Wigans stadiums to St Helens stadium, with the towns been even closer, which just highlights the local rivalry between the 2 sides.
As one of the highlights of the Rugby League season, these matches are always special occasions and have graced both Grand Finals and Challenge Cup finals.
Due to the quality of both sides, there is every chance that that will be the case again this year which leads to plenty of interest in the matches not just from fans of both clubs but from fans of other clubs as well.
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Wigan v St Helens Teams
In the build up to the game, the match day squads are announced well in advance which makes it straight forward for fans to keep up to date with who could and couldn’t play in the game, but the actual run-on team isn’t announced until shortly before kickoff.
That make sit harder for fans to keep up with but don’t worry, we will bring you all the latest team news as soon as it is announced.
Wigan Warriors vs St Helens Result
If the match has finished and you have been unable to keep up to date with the action, we will bring you the match result as soon as it ends.
We will also bring you links to sources around the world where you can read the full match report to know exactly how the match unfolded.