Warriors team up with npower to unveil 2018 home and away kits
Throughout the season, npower will be measuring the energy output of the Club’s players and devoted fans
- Replica kit to go on sale exclusively to 2018 Season Ticket holders at 5pm on Thursday at Warriors World
Wigan Warrior’s Official Energy Partner, npower, today unveils the Club’s new shirt for the 2018 season, featuring shoulder logo placement for the first time in Rugby League.
Throughout the season, npower will be measuring the energy output of the Club’s players and devoted fans, and will demonstrate how their combined ‘Super Powers’ directly impact on the team’s performance and success on the pitch. npower’s innovative new concept to measure fan energy will be revealed ahead of the first match of the new season.
Acknowledging Wigan Warrior’s special family of fans, npower will be celebrating their unique ‘Super Powers’ and rewarding their efforts. To start the campaign, npower teamed up with the Warriors to offer fans the chance to attend the shirt launch photoshoot for a chance to see behind the scenes and meet their heroes.
Produced by the Warriors’ Official technical partners, Erreà, the distinctive home shirt features a traditional, thick Cherry and White hoops with cherry sleeves and a gold trim. Wigan will wear the shirt primarily with cherry shorts and white socks.
The new away kit is black with a cherry trim, with the shirt design containing a sublimation of the castle from the Warriors crest. For the first time, both the home and away shirts feature four stars above the crest signifying the clubs four World Club Challenge victories.
This exciting reveal of the new shirt kicks off the Warrior’s campaign in style, as the club look to embark on the challenge of winning the title once again. “We understand the passion fans have for their Club and we are extremely excited about our plans for harnessing and celebrating their energy over the season, “ said Ed Madden, npower’s Head of Marketing.
Wigan Warrior’s Executive Director, Kris Radlinski said: “Our fans are the best in the world - they give our team the power to do the business on the pitch so we are delighted our partner npower is working with us to engage and reward all their brilliant support.”
Main Club Partner, 188BET remain proudly across the chest for the Third straight season. Starcom again feature across the upper back where they are joined by Destination and Tourism partners Destination NSW through their prominent Sydney.com brand. New Club Travel Partners Shearings also join as kit partners with their branding positioned on the lower back. Completing the strong new kit design are leading brands Sealy and Musclepharm who appear on the shorts.
The shirt will be priced at £49 for adults, £37 for juniors and £40 for mini kits (which includes shirt and shorts).
2018 Season Ticket holders will be the first to get their hands on the new replica home shirts during an exclusive pre-sale at Warriors World in the Grand Arcade on Thursday evening from 5pm-8pm. General sales in store and online will commence at 9.30am on Friday.
Season Ticket holders should check their email inbox for details of the pre-sale including details of how they can get 10% off all full priced items in store on the night.