Wigan Warriors teamed up with Asda for the inaugural 'Fan Day' which was a tremendous success as over 3000 supporters enjoyed live music, Under 8's rugby league as well as the Asda 'Driver of the Year' contest.
Warriors star Brian Carney said.
"I've been here for many years and the Fan Day was the best organised event that I have been to. I thoroughly enjoyed myself, there was so much to do and the fans were superb."
Wayne Godwin said,
"When we arrived, we started to sign autographs and pose for photographs with supporters, it took over an hour to get onto the field, such was the number of fans."
Warriors captain Terry Newton was taken aback by the number of fans who had turn out for the 'Fan Day'.
"The fans were really great." said Newton,
"They were genuinely pleased to see us and very friendly. Can you imagine how they'll be when were back on top of our form".
Bob Beswick, Paul Prescott, James Coyle and Sean Gleeson parked their selves in front of the live music stage to take in some of Wigan's newest and best talent.
Alicea Dermott, the Asda General Manager from Asda Distribution Centre said,
"The day itself was a great success all round and everyone enjoyed it. The team did a great job and I'm very proud of that. I'm sure we can together in the future and would like to thank the Warriors for giving us the opportunity to work in partnership."
Wigan Warriors Community Development Manager who organised the day on behalf of the club said,
"I've been involved in many major events over recent years and I can honestly say that this was the most enjoyable. Seeing the fans flock to the players when they arrived for autographs and photo opportunities just goes to show how they hold the players in high esteem."