1998 season: Classic games

  • This week on Wigan TV we’re looking back at the 1998 season when the Warriors won the Super League Grand Final trophy for the first time.
  • Watch classic games from 1998 every day on Wigan TV.
  • As part of Warriors Rewind on Facebook on Friday we will ‘live’ stream the 1998 Super League Grand Final – the inaugural Grand Final as Wigan beat Leeds 10-4 at Old Trafford.

This week on Wigan TV, in partnership with Principal Partner Prestone, we are showing classic games from 1998 season when the Warriors won the Super League Grand Final trophy for the first time. 

The 1998 season was the first year the Grand Final took place as Wigan beat Leeds 10-4 at Old Trafford.

Over the next five days, we will upload nine selected memorable matches from the campaign.

Subscribers will be able to watch highlights and the full games with two uploads guaranteed each day from 2pm on the homepage.

We kick the week off with two games against St Helens – the Challenge Cup Quarter Final win in March and the Round 2 Super League victory in April.

Jason Robinson goes in to score Wigan’s only try in the 1998 Super League Grand Final.
The Wigan team celebrate winning the inaugural Super League Grand Final.

Watch highlights and the full games on Wigan TV by clicking HERE!

Also this week on Facebook on Friday at 6pm, as part of our Warriors Rewind series and presented by Principal Partner Prestone, we will be ‘live’ streaming the full 1998 Super League Grand Final as Wigan edged it against Leeds.

During the coronavirus pandemic, Wigan TV has given fans their rugby league ‘fix’. 

Since the lockdown began 14 weeks ago, there has been over 130 classic games and 160 hours’ worth of rugby league uploaded to the service. 

Each week, the platform has focused on a series of classic games, spanning back through several decades. Wigan TV has uploaded games from the 1989-90, 1990-91, 1995-96, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 seasons, as well as rewinding to the Adrian Lam years, Magic Weekend years, all four World Club Challenge wins, memorable one-point wins and nillings.

Wigan TV is Wigan Warriors’ official video on demand and live streaming platform and its match archive feature allows fans to access its growing reel of archive matches. 

Simply click and watch the match you want to see again, selecting by season, opposition or competition. 

Whether it’s the chance to re-live the days of Ellery Hanley, Shaun Edwards and Andy Farrell, or just the chance to smile at some of the recent special moments we’ve seen from the likes of Bevan French, Jackson Hastings and Liam Marshall, it’s all there when you want it on Wigan TV.

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