Wheelchair Match Preview: Catalans

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Wigan Warriors’ Wheelchair European Championship clash against Catalans Dragons.

The Wheelchair Super League champions host the Coup de France winners at Robin Park (Leisure Centre) on Saturday evening in the European Championship.

Squad News

Wheelchair head coach Chris Greenhalgh has named his squad for the clash, with Declan Roberts to captain the side.

Coaches Quotes

Speaking ahead of the fixture, head coach Chris Greenhalgh said: “Whether you’re a player or a coach you want to play against the very best and in my opinion Catalans have been one the best teams in Europe for many years.”

Greenhalgh added: “This will be a hard-hitting, fast-paced game which will showcase some of the best players in the world. I’m looking forward to a fixture which will be a massive occasion for the Club.”

Watch the full interview with Chris Greenhalgh on Wigan TV HERE.

4’s Festival

Before the main event, there will be a 4s Festival at Robin Park Leisure centre with 24 teams competing! The action gets underway from 12pm and is free to attend with the action set to conclude at approximately 3:30pm.

Please note that a match ticket is required for the All-Stars Exhibition and European Club Championship game later in the day.

Wigan squad for 4’s Festival:

All-Stars Exhibition

Following the 4’s Festival, doors will reopen at 4:30pm ahead of an exhibition match of former rugby league players will turn their hand to the Wheelchair game at 4:40pm.

The RL All-Stars will be supported on and off the court by England Wheelchair Rugby League World Cup winners in a game that will no doubt highlight the level of skill and ability required to play the Wheelchair game. 

Ticket Info

Seated and accessible tickets for the highly anticipated clash are available to purchase up until kick off online HERE.

Kit Check

The Warriors will wear their traditional Cherry & White home kit on Saturday evening. Not got yours yet? Shop 2024 Kappa Kit HERE.

Watch Live

If you cannot attend the clash at Robin Park, the showpiece fixture will be streamed live on The Sportsman’s YouTube channel with coverage starting from 5:45pm.

Social Media

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

Friday 05 April 2024