Factfile: Huddersfield Home

Factfile: Huddersfield Home

Wigan face-off against Huddersfield tonight with both teams knowing two points are crucial if they are to make the top four.

Having qualified for the Super 8s, attention now turns to the top four spots! With just six games remaining both the Warriors and Giants find themselves four points away from St Helens in fourth.

The pair have met twice already this season and it’s honours even- literally! A 16-16 draw at the DW Stadium in March followed by a 19-19 draw at the John Smith’s Stadium in June.

Last ten meetings

Huddersfield 19, Wigan 19 (SLR19, 23/6/17)

Wigan 16, Huddersfield 16 (SLR5, 19/3/17)

Wigan 26, Huddersfield 19 (SLR12, 21/4/16)

Huddersfield 13, Wigan 18 (SLR2, 12/2/16)

Wigan 32, Huddersfield 8 (SLSF, 1/10/15)

Wigan 30, Huddersfield 22 (SLS8-R1, 6/8/15)

Huddersfield 18, Wigan 32 (SLR17, 7/6/15)

Wigan 24, Huddersfield 16 (SLR2, 13/2/15)

Wigan 57, Huddersfield 4 (SLQPO, 18/9/14)

Huddersfield 31, Wigan 22 (SLR15, 29/5/14)

Super League summary

Huddersfield won 14

Wigan won 29 (includes wins in 2013, 2014 and 2015 play-offs)

2 draws

Huddersfield highest score: 48-16 (H, 2009) (also widest margin)

Wigan highest score: 68-6 (H, 2000) (also widest margin)

Team News

Wigan make one change to last week’s squad with Sam Powell returning from suspension in place of Josh Ganson.

Michael Lawrence is back in contention for Rick Stone’s side, the back-rower could be set for his first appearance since February. Lawrence replaces Sam Rapira who misses out with a rib injury.

Warriors: Bateman, Burgess, Clubb, Davies, Farrell, Gelling, Gildart, Isa, Leuluai, Marshall, Mcilorum, Nuuausala, O’Loughlin, Powell, Sutton, Tautai, Tomkins, Wells, Williams.

Giants: McGillvary, Cudjoe, Gaskell, Brough, Hinchcliffe, Wakeman, Lawrence, Leeming, Ikahihifo, Ta’ai, Clough, Mason, Smith, Dickinson, McIntosh, Mellor, O’Brien, Turner, Rankin.

Liam Marshall scored two tries in the 19-19 draw at Huddersfield in June


Tickets are available on the gate for the East and South stands. Tickets for the West Stand can be purchased from the DW Stadium Ticket Office.

The Ticket Office is open from 9am until kick-off as is the Ticket Hotline – 0871 6633 552.

Fans can also buy online and use the print@home option HERE.

Betfred Super League Standings

Pos Team P W L D F A Dif Pts
7 Huddersfield Giants 23 10 11 3 555 492 63 23
8 Wigan Warriors 23 10 11 3 555 550 5 23

Super League Records

Sam Tomkins is one appearance away from 150 Super League games (2009-2013 & 2016-2017). To date Tomkins has played 175 games in total for the Wigan Club.

Betfred Super League Leading Scorers


1 Greg Eden (Castleford Tigers) 34

2 Liam Marshall (Wigan Warriors) 20

3 Albert Kelly (Hull FC) 18

4 Ben Jones-Bishop (Wakefield Trinity) 17 & Jermain McGillvary 17

5 Tom Lineham (Warrington Wolves) 16, Greg Minikin (Castleford Tigers) 16 & Joe Burgess (Wigan Warriors) 16


1 Luke Gale (Castleford Tigers) 109

2 Marc Sneyd (Hull FC) 79

3 Mark Percival (St Helens) 75

4 Luke Walsh (Catalans Dragons) 69

5 Liam Finn (Wakefield Trinity) 65

6 Danny Brough (Huddersfield Giants) 52


1 Luke Gale (Castleford Tigers) 271

2 Mark Percival (St Helens) 1206

3 Marc Sneyd (Hull FC) 176

4 Luke Walsh (Catalans Dragons) 150

5 Greg Eden (Castleford Tigers) 136

6 Liam Finn (Wakefield Trinity) 134

Betfred Super League Super 8s Fixtures

Thursday August 10

Wakefield Trinity v Leeds Rhinos 8.00

Friday August 11

Salford Red Devils v Castleford Tigers 8.00

St Helens v Hull FC 8.00

Wigan Warriors v Huddersfield Giants 8.00

The Qualifiers Super 8s

Saturday August 12

Warrington Wolves v Catalans Dragons 3.00

Leigh Centurions v Hull KR 3.15

Saturday August 5

Catalans Dragons v London Broncos 6.15

Featherstone Rovers v Leigh Centurions 3.15

Sunday August 13

Halifax v Widnes Vikings 3.00

London Broncos v Featherstone Rovers 3.00


Saturday August 12

St Helens v Wigan Warriors 2.30


Saturday August 12

Leeds Rhinos v Wigan Warriors 12.00


Saturday August 12

Wigan Warriors v City of Hull Academy 2.00

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