Match Preview: St Helens (A)

In association with Davanti Tyres, here is everything you need to know ahead of Friday night’s Betfred Super League Round 15 derby at St Helens (8pm K.O.).

Wigan will be aiming to bounce back from a Magic Weekend defeat to Catalans Dragons, with a second victory of the season over rivals St Helens following Good Friday’s 14-6 win at the DW Stadium.

Squad News

Matt Peet has made one change to his 21-man squad for Saints, as Tom Forber is replaced by Brad Singleton who returns from injury.

Wigan squad for Saints:

Opposition

Paul Wellens has also made one change to his Saints squad who beat Huddersfield Giants at Magic Weekend, as Morgan Knowles comes back from a two-match suspension to replace Jake Wingfield.

Saints 21-man squad:

Previous Meetings

Last Ten:

  • Wigan 14, St Helens 6 (SLR8, 7/4/23)
  • Wigan 30, St Helens 10 (SLR25, 26/8/22)
  • St Helens 20, Wigan 18 (SLR18, 9/7/22) (at St James’ Park, Newcastle)
  • St Helens 18, Wigan 20 (CCSF, 7/5/22) (at Elland Road, Leeds)
  • St Helens 22, Wigan 4 (SLR8, 15/4/22)
  • Wigan 2, St Helens 26 (SLR20, 20/8/21)
  • St Helens 24, Wigan 6 (SLR13, 4/7/21)
  • St Helens 8, Wigan 4 (SLGF, 27/11/20) (at KCOM Stadium, Hull)
  • St Helens 6, Wigan 18 (SLR19, 30/10/20)
  • Wigan 0, St Helens 42 (SLR14, 29/9/20) (at AJ Bell Stadium, Salford)

Super League Summary:

  • St Helens Wins: 46
  • Wigan Wins: 40
  • Draws: 4

Coach Quotes

Matt Peet told the press his Warriors side are working hard in training and the video room to ensure a response is seen after last weeks defeat in Newcastle.

Peet said: “We have an honest group of players and staff so it doesn’t take long for people to put their hands up and share feelings. We’re all here to work together to make sure we respond this week.”

Read the full preview from Matt Peet HERE.

Tickets

Ticket Prices:

Ticket prices for the game are as follows:

East Stand

  • Adult – £24
  • Concessions (65+, 19-21) – £17
  • Youth (17-18 years) – £14
  • Junior (5-16 years) – £10
  • Junior Members (16 and Under) – £5.
  • Infant (Under 5) – FOC.

North Stand

  • Adult – £27
  • Concessions (65+, 19-21) – £20
  • Youth (17-18 years) – £16
  • Junior (5-16 years) – £10
  • Junior Members (16 and Under) – £5.
  • Infant (Under 5) – FOC.

Match tickets are available to buy online HERE and in-Store at Robin Park Arena (open Monday-Saturday, 10am-4pm). All tickets bought online will be posted out and there is no delivery charge when purchasing.

Tickets will be taken off sale online at 4pm Thursday 8 June with cut off for in-store sales at 12pm on Friday 9 June. Please note that tickets purchased online after 4pm on Tuesday 6 June will need to be collected from the Robin Park Arena Club store.

Food and drink kiosks at the Totally Wicked Stadium will have an expanded offering in the away end – including Madri lager. Please note all kiosks are fully cashless, and only card payments are accepted.

Kit Check

Wigan will be playing in their away kit on Friday night.

Not got yours? Get your very own replica shirt, available in-store at Robin Park Arena and online HERE.

Match Officials

The man in the middle for Friday night’s clash is Chris Kendall.

Picture by Paul Currie/SWpix.com

How to Follow

Listen to free audio commentary of St Helens v Wigan Warriors at the Totally Wicked Stadium (8pm K.O.).

Our regular commentary team of Joe Mills and Bilko (Andrew Rimmer) will bring you full commentary, with coverage starting 10 minutes before kick-off 7:50pm. Head to our Mixlr page by clicking HERE. Alternatively, you can simply use the pop out player below:

WiganTV is on Mixlr

Social Media

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

  • Twitter (@WiganWarriorsRL) – live game updates and reaction after the final hooter.
  • Instagram (@wiganwarriorsrl) – behind-the-scenes action, both before and after kick-off.
  • Facebook (Wigan Warriors) – live matchday information and reaction.
  • Website (www.wiganwarriors.com) – post-match reaction including match report, head coach and player reaction.
Thursday 08 June 2023