Wigan will begin their defence of the Tetley's Challenge Cup with a fourth-round tie against Championship club Dewsbury.Read the full story ›
Wigan Warriors have paraded the Challenge Cup to thousands of fans after their 16-0 win over Hull at Wembley. Chris Hall was there to meet them.
Wigan council's launching a campaign to get the whole town behind the Warriors ahead of the Challenge Cup final.
Schools and businesses are being asked to take part and the town centre's being decorated with posters and balloons. Wigan Warriors meet Hull at Wembley on August the 24th.
Lord Peter Smith, Leader of Wigan Council, said: “After such successful campaigns for Wigan Athletic and Leigh Centurions, we couldn’t fail to fully support the Warriors in their bid to bring the Challenge Cup back to Wigan again.
“It would be quite something to have the FA Cup winners, the Northern Rail Cup winners and the Challenge Cup winners all in one borough."
Ian Lenagan, chair of Wigan Warriors, said: “The Challenge Cup Final is always a splendid occasion. I’m looking forward to working with the council on this campaign and would encourage everyone to get behind “Believe in Wigan”.
"We want to build some momentum going into the game and bring back the cup.”
Wigan captain Sean O'Loughlin urged his side to push on towards double glory after booking a trip to Wembley in convincing fashion.Read the full story ›
Warrington are facing Hull in the Challenge Cup Semi Final being played at Huddersfield later . Their captain Adrian Morley says he hopes the Wire's previous experience in the competition will help them clinch a return to Wembley on 24 August. They've won the trophy in three of the last four years.
An all North West Challenge Cup final may be on the cards this weekend. Wigan take on Super League's bottom club - London Broncos later today. And on Sunday Warrington must overcome Hull - that's being played at Huddersfield
Today Warrington Wolves have been getting reacquainted with the hallowed turf, on which they'll do battle with Leeds in the Challenge Cup final tomorrow.
Warrington Wolves will set off for London today ahead of their Challenge Cup final against Leeds Rhinos.
The teams will go head to head at Wembley on Saturday.
Adrian Morley admits his Super League swansong has exceeded all his hopes and expectations but he believes it can go on for some time yet.Read the full story ›