Match Preview: London (H)

IN ASSOCIATION WITH DAVANTI TYRES, HERE’S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW AHEAD OF our BETFRED SUPER LEAGUE ROUND 15 CLASH against london broncos.

The Warriors will celebrate our Armed Forces on Friday night as London Broncos visit the renamed The Brick Community Stadium.

Squad News

Matt Peet has selected an unchanged 21-player squad ahead of the clash against the Broncos.

Wigan squad for London:

Opposition

London head coach Mike Eccles has selected his 21-player squad to face the Warriors.

Previous Meetings

The Warriors have won their last five home matches against London Broncos/Harlequins.

Last 10 meetings:

  • London Broncos 22, Wigan 60 (SLR4, 9/3/24)
  • 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)

Super League summary:

  • Wigan wins: 32
  • London wins: 10
  • Draws: 2
Coaches Quotes

Matt Peet shared his excitement with the press ahead of a return to action on home soil.

The Warriors head coach said: “We cannot wait to be back in front of our fans and all the things around playing at home. We have a duty to make sure we perform this week.” 

On the Armed Forces celebrations, Peet said: “This is one of those fixtures that everyone values, appreciates, and understands why we have it. There’s always a buzz around the ground for a real worthy fixture.”

Read Peet’s quotes in full HERE.

Tickets

Match tickets for our clash against the Broncos remain available to purchase online HERE, over the phone on 01942 311111, or in person from The Brick Community Stadium Ticket Office. Please note that the ticket office will close at 4pm on Thursday evening before reopening at 9am on Friday morning.

Full ticketing information can be found HERE.

Please read our mobile and digital ticketing FAQs HERE ahead of entry to The Brick Community Stadium.

Fan Village

Our Fan Village will be open from 5:30pm on Friday evening to soak up all the pre-match atmosphere inside Robin Park Arena with live music and two on-site bars plus outdoor food vendors in operation.

To celebrate our Armed Forces fixture, supporters will be able to have their photos taken alongside Military Vehicles on the outdoor track. Our celebrations will continue inside The Brick Community Stadium as the Royal Marines take part in an abseil display from the roof of the West Stand before representatives, including an assistance dog from The Reeva Programme, will deliver the match ball.

As part of the Club’s celebrations of recently being crowned Betfred Challenge Cup winners, the First Team will walk through the Fan Village at around 7:30pm with #ALL4 trophies before heading to The Brick Community Stadium for their pre-match warm-up.

There are plenty of ways to shop on Friday evening! Our Robin Park Arena Club Store will be open from 10am right up until kick off, before reopening post-match. In addition, our East Stand Express Store – open 6:30pm – is the perfect place to pick-up any merchandise ahead of kick off!

Full matchday information can be found HERE.

Kit Check

The Warriors will return to playing in their traditional Cherry & White home kit against London.

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

Match Officials

Liam Rush has been selected as the referee to take charge, whilst Ben Thaler has been chosen 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 gameday, with monthly and annual passes also available.

The clash will also be shown live on Sky Sports Action from 7:55pm.

Listen Live

Listen to free audio commentary of Wigan Warriors v London Broncos 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.
Thursday 20 June 2024