Match Preview: Hull KR (A)


The Warriors will be aiming to build on recent victories when they travel to Sewell Group Craven Park to face Hull KR on Friday night.

Squad News

Matt Peet has made one change to the 21-player squad he named for Wigan’s win over Castleford Tigers last time out, as Ethan Havard returns from a long-term injury to replace Jacob Douglas.

Wigan squad for Hull KR:


Hull KR head coach Willie Peters has made three changes to his 21-player squad ahead of the clash.

Previous Meetings

The Warriors have won their last three Super League games against Hull KR including a 42-12 win in the Play-Off Semi-Final at the DW Stadium.

Last 10 meetings:

  • Wigan 42, Hull KR 12 (SLSF, 7/10/23)
  • Wigan 64, Hull KR 6 (SLR21, 4/8/23)
  • Hull KR 11, Wigan 10 (aet) (CCSF, 23/7/23) (at Headingley, Leeds)
  • Hull KR 22, Wigan 26 (aet) (SLR13, 25/5/23)
  • Hull KR 27, Wigan 18 (SLR1, 18/2/23)
  • Hull KR 38, Wigan 28 (SLR26, 29/8/22)
  • Wigan 46, Hull KR 4 (SLR21, 28/7/22)
  • Hull KR 10, Wigan 24 (SLR1, 11/2/22)
  • Hull KR 26, Wigan 14 (SLR19, 13/8/21)
  • Wigan 8, Hull KR 18 (SLR10, 18/6/21)

Super League summary:

  • Hull KR wins: 11
  • Wigan wins: 27
  • Draws: 1
Coaches Quotes

Matt Peet spoke to the press on Tuesday afternoon ahead of the clash.

Peet said: “They’re a team that play a unique style with excellent players all across the park. We know we’ll have to be at our absolute best come Friday night.”

Read Peet’s quotes in full HERE.


Tickets for Friday night’s clash remain on general sale from the DW Stadium Ticket Office and online HERE until 5pm on Thursday 25th April.

Please note that any tickets purchased online after 3pm on Tuesday 22 April will need to be collected from the Ticket Office. Tickets will be available on the day from Sewell Group Craven Park, please note that Craven Park is a cashless stadium.

Full ticket information can be found HERE.

Travel Info

Supporters are advised that overnight closures will be in effect in Hull on the evening of Friday 26th April. More information can be found HERE.

Kit Check
Photo: Olly Hassell/

The Warriors will play in their charity third shirt on Friday night – more information on the kit is available HERE.

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 action will be Tom Grant, 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 Friday, with monthly and annual passes also available.

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

Listen Live

Listen to free audio commentary of Hull KR v Wigan Warriors from 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 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 ( – post-match reaction including match report, and head coach and players reaction.
Thursday 25 April 2024