Match Preview: London (A)

In association with Davanti Tyres, here is everything you need to know ahead of our Betfred Super League Round 4 clash against London Broncos.

The Warriors will be aiming to continue their perfect start to the season against the newly promoted side in the capital on Saturday afternoon.

Squad News

Matt Peet has made two changes to the 21-player squad he named for Wigan’s win over Huddersfield Giants last time out, as Liam Byrne and Liam Marshall are replaced by Jacob Douglas and Junior Nsemba.

If selected, Nsemba, who is yet to feature in 2024, will play his first Super League minutes since September.

Wigan squad for London:

Opposition

London head coach Danny Ward has made one change to his 21-player squad ahead of the clash as Dean Paratta is replaced by Reiss Buterworth, who signed for the Broncos on an initial two-week loan from Hull KR.

Previous Meetings

The Warriors face the Broncos for the first time since an 18-8 victory in May 2019.

Last 10 meetings:

  • Wigan 18, London Broncos 8 (SLR14, 2/5/19)
  • London Broncos 18, Wigan 16 (SLR4, 3/3/19) (at Trailfinders Sports Ground, Ealing)
  • London Broncos 6, Wigan 58 (SLR19, 5/7/14) (at The Hive, Barnet)
  • Wigan 36, London Broncos 14 (SLR8, 11/4/14)
  • London Broncos 0, Wigan 70 (CCSF, 27/7/13) (at Leigh Sports Village)
  • London Broncos 6, Wigan 64 (SLR15, 18/5/13) (at Twickenham Stoop)
  • Wigan 48, London Broncos 18 (SLR4, 24/2/13)
  • London Broncos 6, Wigan 44 (SLR21, 21/7/12) (at Twickenham Stoop)
  • Wigan 42, London Broncos 30 (SLR7, 18/3/12)
  • Harlequins 6, Wigan 38 (SLR21, 9/7/11) (at Twickenham Stoop)

Super League Summary:

  • London wins: 10
  • Wigan wins: 31
  • Draws: 2
Coaches Quotes

Matt Peet spoke to Wigan TV earlier this week ahead of the trip to the capital.

The Warriors head coach said: “London will show determination, pride and hard work as they are committed group with who present their own challenges so we will have to be somewhere close to our best to win the game. 

“We will concentrate on improving the lessons learnt from Penrith and Huddersfield so we can improve as a group and take the team to the next level.”

Read Peet’s pre-match quotes in full HERE.

Tickets

Match tickets will be available to purchase on the day at the Cherry Red Records Stadium, but will be subject to a price increase.

Please note that a valid Student card may be required, and anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Disabled supporters

All disabled supporters are charged at their concessionary rate and a companion comes free.

Disabled supporters can purchase tickets online, they will need to email james.booth@londonbroncosrl.com to request a carer ticket following the purchase.

Parking

London Broncos have advised supporters that there will be no parking on site – accessible spectators will be given separate guidelines – and that where possible, fans are asked to travel by public transport.

Please note that Wandsworth Borough Council operates additional matchday parking restrictions in the CPZs near to the Cherry Red Records Stadium.

Kit Check

The Warriors will play in their away kit in the capital on Saturday afternoon.

Not got yours? All our 2024 Kappa match and training wear is available to purchase in-store and online HERE.

Match Officials

The referee in charge of the clash will be James Vella, whilst Chris Kendall has been selected as the video referee.

How to Follow

Watch Live

Supporters can watch the match live on Super League + with individual game passes available to purchase now for £6.99 HERE. Game passes will increase to £9.99 on Saturday, with monthly and annual passes also available.

The clash will also be shown live on Sky Sports Action from 2:55pm.

Listen Live

Listen to free audio commentary of London Broncos v Wigan Warriors from 2:50pm via our Mixlr page 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 the action via our social media channels and website:

  • X (@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 (www.wiganwarriors.com) – post-match reaction including match report, and head coach and players reaction.
Friday 08 March 2024