Match Preview: Newcastle Thunder

Everything you need to know ahead of Wigan Warriors’ pre-season game against Newcastle Thunder.

The Warriors make the trip to the North East this Sunday for their first pre-season fixture of 2022 to face Betfred Championship outfit and dual registration side, Newcastle Thunder.

Team News

Matt Peet has named a youthful side to take on Newcastle Thunder in the Warriors first fixture of 2022. The Head Coach has selected a number of first-team players including new recruits Patrick Mago, Abbas Miski and Ramon Silva as well as giving outings to a host of Academy talent.

Wigan Warriors squad to face Newcastle Thunder:


Newcastle Thunder have named their squad ahead of the game:

Match Officials

The man in the middle for Wigan’s visit to Newcastle will be Michael Smaill.

Ticket Info

Tickets for the friendly are priced as below:

Adults – £10

U16s – £5

Pay on the day is available at Newcastle, with no ticket prices increase on the gate.

How to follow

Wigan TV

The match is being shown LIVE on Wigan TV, with highlights and match reaction also available on Wigan TV following the result. Not a subscriber? Find out more HERE.

Social Media

As an alternative to following the game, Wigan fans can keep up-to-date with every piece of the action via our social media channels and website,

  • Twitter (@WiganWarriorsRL) – live game updates and reaction at the final hooter.
  • Instagram (@wiganwarriorsrl) – behind-the-scenes action, both before and after kick-off.
  • Facebook (Wigan Warriors) – live matchday information and reaction.
  • Website ( – post-match reaction including match report, and head coach and players reaction.