Women’s Match Preview: Huddersfield (A)

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Wigan Warriors Women’s 2023 Betfred Super League Round 2 game against Huddersfield Giants. The Warriors Women face the Giants at Huddersfield Laund Hill on Sunday 28th May (2pm K.O.).

The Warriors recently recorded three straight victories in the Challenge Cup group stages to progress to the Quarter Finals, as well as going unbeaten in the Nines Tournament group stages to progress to Nines Finals day. This week, they return to Betfred Women’s Super League action, ready for Round 2.

The Warriors played out a tough 22-22 draw away to Warrington Wolves in the opening round and will be looking to continue an unbeaten start to 2023 with another two points on the road at Huddersfield.

Squad News

The Warriors have named their 19-player squad to head to Huddersfield on Sunday. Kris Ratcliffe has made two changes to his side which see Rebecca Greenfield and Alison Burrows drop out in place of Academy products Charlotte Nixon and Arabella Reed, who could debut for the Club in the fixture.

Women’s squad to face Huddersfield:



Sunday’s meeting between Huddersfield Giants and Wigan Warriors will be their third in all competitions.

  • Wigan 42, Huddersfield 4 (SL-G1, 7/8/22)
  • Huddersfield 18, Wigan 30 (SL-G1, 5/6/22)
  • Huddersfield 10, Wigan 68 (SL, 30/5/21)
  • Huddersfield wins: 0
  • Wigan wins: 3

Pre-match Quotes

The Warriors will face Huddersfield for a fourth time in Super League competition, with Wigan having won all three encounters so far.

Speaking ahead of the game, Cerys Jones said: “Heading to Huddersfield this week we are expecting more intensity, as we are both playing for points on the board, so no doubt they’ll put a shift in. We just have to stay focused and keep the intensity that we having been playing at through the season so far.

“Having drawn against Warrington we’ve been over things that needed to be worked on in training and progressed, so going to Huddersfield we need to keep calm and play like we have been doing so far.”

Read the full preview from Cerys Jones HERE.

Ticket info

Supporters wishing to make the trip to Huddersfield Laund Hill (HD3 3XF) can do so, with entry for all costing £5 for Adults and £2 for U16s, which is pay on the gate.

There is an onsite bar which will be serving refreshments for spectators on the day.

Match Highlights

Full match and match highlights from the game will be on Wigan TV following the game early next week. Not a subscriber? Join today from £5.99 per month HERE.

Social Media

Wigan fans can follow every piece of the action via our social media channels and website.

Friday 26 May 2023