Matchday Information

Matchday Information

  • Matchday information ahead of Good Friday derby

  • Warriors get set for clash with arch rivals St Helens

  • Big crowd expected with fans urged to arrive in good time

Wigan Warriors take on St Helens in the Betfred Super League at the DW Stadium in the 2017 Good Friday derby.

With a near capacity attendance expected at the DW Stadium, fans are urged to give themselves plenty of time to get to the ground and enter the stadium.

Kick off for the game is 12.15pm and turnstiles will open at 10.45am.


Despite the expected large crowd, tickets for the game are still available online HERE and selecting the Print@Home option. Tickets will also be available via the main stadium Ticket Office which will be open from 9am.

Tickets are on sale for Friday’s game as well as Wigan’s upcoming fixtures and the Dacia Magic Weekend. Season Tickets for Super League are also still on sale.

No cash turnstiles are available however tickets for the North, East and West Stands will be available from the Main Ticket Office with only limited seats remaining.

Fans are reminded that Season Tickets are VALID as usual for this game.

Parking & Directions

With a big crowd anticipated all fans are urged to arrive early, take their seat and enjoy the pre-match entertainment. Fans are advised seasonal car parking passes ARE valid for this game. Pay on the day car parking is ONLY available on Car Park 1 at the end of Stadium Way, all other stadium car parks are fully booked with seasonal passes. For more information on parking and directions to the DW Stadium CLICK HERE.

Please be aware that there are now ‘Magic Eye’ parking sensors on the DW Fitness Gym Car Park and Car Park 5. These are not controlled by the Stadium or Club but anyone parking there may be subject to parking fines which are issued by the parking agent through the post after the event.

Spectator Amenities

The South Stand Bar will be open from 10.30am before the match and after the final hooter as normal and is still free entry for all Season Ticket holders. The club would like to urge fans wishing to enter the South Stand Bar to arrive early to avoid disappointment. First Team representatives will head down to the bar after the game.

The North Stand Marquee Lounge bars will also be open from 10.30am for St Helens fans.

Warriors World @ The DW

The Club Shop will be open from 10am before the game and again after the fixtures conclusion so fans can get their hands on the latest Erreà products

Matchday Magazine

The Warrior matchday magazine will be available for this game packed full of interviews and information on both teams at a cost of £3.

Golden Gamble

Fans will be able to get their Golden Gamble tickets from sellers in and around the stadium; tickets cost just £1 with proceeds going to the Wigan Warriors Development Association. Prizes include up to £2000 cash, a player’s shirt from the game and the sought after legendary jar of Uncle Joe’s Mint Balls.


The North-West’s number one Oasis tribute band - Oaces are set to get the atmosphere started ahead of ticket off with a rock and roll set packed with some of the classics from around 11.45am.

Elsewhere the, fans will be welcomed to the stadium by the 188BET Fanzone in the South East corner of the ground - featuring the mascot Mighty Max, the fan hub, a goal kicking simulator, big screen and food vans.

Local band The K’s (pictured, left) will also be on hand with a live set outside the ground on the Warriors Showcase Stage.

Max’s Family Club

Max’s Family club will NOT OPEN for this game however will start back when Super League returns to the DW for next Sunday’s visit of Catalans Dragons.


Following the conclusion of Friday’s game, fans are invited to enjoy the rest of the day by joining The Official After Party outside the South-East corner of the ground.

The After Party will be held around a giant wigwam featuring a fully licensed bar with free mocktails, food stalls and the Castleford vs Wakefield Super League clash live on the jumbo screen. Hosting the party will be legendary Radio XS DJ and Inspiral Carpets musician Clint Boon who will keep the party going with an action packed indie set on the decks.

The party will be FREE of charge to all Season and Match ticket holders on a first come first served basis as they leave the ground after the game, although there will be a limited capacity at the bar.

Wigan Warriors face St Helens in the Betfred Super League at the DW Stadium on Good Friday. Tickets are still available from £24 adults, £18 concessions and £14 juniors from the DW Stadium Ticket Office, the Ticket Hotline on 0871 66-33-552 and online by Clicking HERE

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