Match Preview: Leigh (A)

In association with Davanti Tyres, here is everything you need to know ahead of our Betfred Super League Round 7 clash against Leigh Leopards.

The Warriors will be aiming to return to winning ways when they face the Leopards in the first Battle of the Borough meeting of the season at Leigh Sports Village.

Squad News

Matt Peet has selected his squad for Thursday night’s clash, as Jacob Douglas and Jack Farrimond replace Liam Byrne and Tyler Dupree.

Wigan squad for Leigh Leopards:

Opposition

Leigh head coach Adrian Lam has selected his 21-player squad for the clash.

Previous Meetings

The Warriors will be aiming to extend their winning run against the Leopards to seven matches, which includes three victories last season.

Last 10 meetings:

  • Leigh 6, Wigan 10 (SLR27, 22/9/23)
  • Wigan 44, Leigh 18 (SLR20, 29/7/23)
  • Leigh 6, Wigan 34 (SLR7, 30/3/23)
  • Wigan 50, Leigh 6 (SLR17, 1/8/21)
  • Leigh 16, Wigan 30 (SLR6, 17/5/21)
  • Leigh 18, Wigan 20 (SLR1, 26/3/21) (at Emerald Headingley, Leeds)
  • Leigh 50, Wigan 34 (SLR18, 8/6/17)
  • Wigan 20, Leigh 0 (SLR3, 3/3/17)
  • Wigan 60, Leigh 10 (CCR4, 19/4/13)
  • Leigh 22, Wigan 30 (SLR19, 1/7/05) (at Hilton Park)

Super League summary:

  • Leigh wins: 1
  • Wigan wins: 9
Coaches Quotes

Matt Peet spoke to the press at Robin Park Arena on Tuesday afternoon.

Peet said: “We’ve done alright against Leigh since they were promoted but Thursday night will bring the best out of them. It’s going to be an intense and tough battle so we have to make sure we perform this week.”

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

Tickets

Limited tickets remain on general sale and available to purchase from the DW Stadium Ticket Office and online HERE.

Please note that tickets will remain on sale until 4pm on Thursday 4 April, and that there will be no on the day sales from Leigh Leopards.

Full ticket and travel information can be found HERE.

Kit Check

The Warriors will play in their away kit on Thursday night.

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 will be Jack Smith, whilst Liam Moore 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 matchday, with monthly and annual passes also available.

The match will also be shown live on Sky Sports Action from 7:30pm.

Listen Live

Listen to free audio commentary of Leigh Leopards v Wigan Warriors from 7:50pm 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.
Wednesday 03 April 2024